Transcription Buddy provides a complete range of playback controls for transcribing audio on a PC. When transcribing, the program allows a text editor, such as MS Word, to remain active. This allows the user to type, at the same time that the recording is played back. The main features of Transcription Buddy include: - Playback of sound files in various compressed and uncompressed formats. - Improve the quality of your recording using speech enhancements. - Accelerated playback for easy searching. - OLE support that allows you to imbed your sound files in other ones such as Microsoft Word documents. - Direct sending of your sound files via E-mail. - Global hot keys to allow quick access to common functions. - Ability to create bookmarks in sound files and use them for quick navigation. - Controlling playback using a foot pedal control. - Playback with automatic pauses. - Playback of non-standard files, including Olympus DSS, Dialogic VOX, and BCB TrueSpeech. The program is an ideal choice for: - Transcribing sound data to a text document. - Publishing speeches and other sound data to a Web site. - Sending voice messages through E-mail.