Free live captions for any sound source!

Typebot® is free-to-use software that provides automatic overlaid captions for any sound source on your computer and displays them wherever you want on your screen in real time.


Available for Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS

This image shows what Typebot looks like on Windows 11

How to use Typebot

Connect to the Internet

Typebot requires an internet connection to communicate with its artificial intelligence.

Select audio source

Select what you want Typebot to listen to and provide captions for.

Customize how you see fit

Select font, the size of the captions, their placement and more!

Turn on Typebot

Open Typebot and make sure it's turned on.

All set!

Typebot will now provide captions for any audio on your computer, and show them according to your customization.



Typebot enables you to design your captions to suit your taste and applications.


Typebot offers real-time translation from one language to another.


Compared to other speech-to-text providers, we do not gather and sell identifiable information about our users to third parties. You do not even have to provide your email to download Typebot!

See list of currently supported languages

  • English
  • Arabic (اَلْعَرَبِيَّةُ)
  • Bulgarian (български)
  • Chinese Mandarin (官话)
  • Czech
  • Croatian (Hrvatski)
  • Danish (Dansk)
  • Dutch (Nederlands)
  • Finnish (Suomen)
  • French (Français)
  • Greek (Ελληνικά)
  • Italian (Italiano)
  • Irish (Gaeilge)
  • Latvian (Latviešu)
  • Lithuanian (Lietuvių) 
  • Norwegian (Norsk)
  • Portuguese (Português) 
  • Romanian (Română)
  • Russian (русский) 
  • Serbian (Srpski/српски)
  • Slovene (Slovenščina)
  • Spanish (Español)
  • Swedish (Svenska)
  • Turkish (Türkçe)

Target group

Typebot can be used by people of all ages, in all kinds of situations.

Thanks to Typebot’s overlay functionality, your captions are always visible no matter what you are doing on your computer.


Downloading and using Typebot is free, but developing it is not free.

Typebot is maintained by a non-profit organization, and we depend on donations to be able to develop and maintain our software. If you think what we do is good and wish to support our cause, please consider donating.

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