Due to a shift in financial providers for the Typebot back-end platform, service may be unstable throughout August.

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.

Download for WindowsDownload for Mac*

*If you experience trouble downloading and/or installing Typebot for Mac, go to Security & Privacy, click on General and select App Store and identified developers.

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 speech-to-text engine.

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

Go to the Languages tab and turn on your selected language.

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
  • Afrikaans
  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Armenian
  • Bosnian
  • Bulgarian
  • Burmese
  • Chinese Mandarin
  • Czech
  • Croatian
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Finnish 
  • French
  • Galician
  • Gujarati
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
  • Icelandic
  • Italian
  • Irish
  • Kannada
  • Kazakh
  • Khmer
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Macedonian
  • Malayamlam
  • Mongolian
  • Nepali
  • Norwegian
  • Pashto
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian 
  • Serbian
  • Sinhala
  • Slovene
  • Spanish
  • Swahili
  • Swedish
  • Tamil
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Uzbek
  • Vietnamese
  • Zulu

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.

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