Every references, assumptions, and commands mentioning “audio files” are also true & works for video files.

🤖 Using your terminal with cURL command

If you are a developer, you probably want to check our API Documentation.

🎮 Using our playground

Using Gladia’s playground is a convenient way to test our speech to text API. On the playground you are able to transcribe remote audio files through URL, and also upload your local audio files, alongside with live audio transcription.


Select your audio source

Choose your audio source (using an audio link, or upload a local file)

Then proceed to the next step.


Select features

You’ll be able to select Gladia API provide for your transcription. For this example, we want to detect the speakers, so we turned on diarization.

Only a few features of Gladia API are available on the playground. For more advanced testing, check our API documentation instead.



You can see an already formatted and readable results in the default “Transcription” tab, and you’ll also find the result in various format (plain text, SRT, VTT) and JSON (the one you’d get with an API call).

🥳 Congratulation, you just transcribed your first audio file with Gladia.

Gladia API offers way more than state of the art speech-to-text. Take a look here to take your audio transcriptions to the next level.