The Start-Stop UNIVERSAL Transcription System is a professional grade PC-based, foot-pedal controlled transcriber that has been making industry waves since its introduction over a decade ago. Control the speed and playback of virtually any digital recording or dictation—pause, play, step-back, and fast-forward without taking your hands from the keys or your attention away from your word processor. The Start-Stop UNIVERSAL transcription system continues to be unique with its lifetime free upgrades guarantee, a wide range of supported audio formats, and a focus on improved workflow and efficiency for medical transcriptionists, court reporters, conference recording, legal transcription, educators, corporations, and government.
We are proud to announce Version 12 of Start-Stop UNIVERSAL Transcription System, with even more additional new features: Now Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7® supported, Start-Stop Yodal for BlackBerry®, myDictation iPhone® MP3, audio playback support of 11 multimedia new formats (RM, IVF, MTS, MPEG, MPG, VOB, MP4, F4V, MOV, WMV, FLV), new file Drag 'n Drop, SPX (Speex) support, and new standalone optional versions for use with Start-Stop Call-in System, Start-Stop Goldenear PRO 4x, and Start-Stop Superflow Continuous Recording System. Also we are including the Network Pro upgrade free with version 12. This networking add-on for Start-Stop UNIVERSAL makes work-sharing with other transcriptionists easy and efficient.
This is all in addition to supporting virtually every audio format in the industry (standard and proprietary, for example, WAV, MP3, WMA, DSS, VOX, VOC). Whatever you need to play and transcribe under foot pedal control, Start-Stop UNIVERSAL is the perfect multi-purpose transcription tool to help you get the job done.
Start-Stop UNIVERSAL transcription foot-pedal controlled software is compatible with Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 11, are Supported.
Windows™ 11 Supported
as well as Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows™ 2003/2008 Server!
Constant-Pitch, Variable Speed (Tempo) Control
Slow playback speed to as little as 10%, or increase it by as much as 190%, without changing the pitch of the user's voice.
Multiple SAVE AS options for Any Playable format!
Anything you can play with the Start-Stop, you can save/convert to a standard format. (Save as .MP3, .WAV, or Truespeech™ WAV)
Support for Secure FTP (SFTP) as well as FTP for File Transfer
Now supports both SFTP as well as regular FTP. Automatically upload and download work directly into your computer (and display them using the Start-Stop Job Manager)
Enhanced Job Manager.
Add Notations to any dictation! Also new Priority and Duration columns.
EVEN MORE NEW FORMATS SUPPORTED.... (CLICK HERE TO SEE COMPLETE LIST)
Audio playback support of 14 multimedia video formats (including new Version 12 format support for AVI, RA (Real Audio), and MTS - New Sony DVF/MSV* Audio Support.
Enhanced Ease of Installation on Limited Rights PCs
-Works well with limited user rights computers.
Optional Milliseconds Display of Elapsed Time/Remaining Time for high-accuracy audio files where fractions of a second count, the Start-Stop system is capable of displaying them.
Never download another Codec pack again. The Start-Stop UNIVERSAL supports DSS, WMA, MP3, iPhone® MP3 and dozens more, making the Start-Stop UNIVERSAL a true complete transcriber.
Reduce playback rate by half or speed things up by 300%—the magic of digital.
The Start-Stop UNIVERSAL Transcription System is network enabled, allowing you to share, track, and archive jobs across the local network. This allows several transcriptionists to work on a pool of jobs without overlap. Automatic notification informs the transcriptionists that new dictation has been completed and is available for transcription.
Automatic Notification: The program notifies transcriptionists of new and incoming work as it is being recorded by the Call-In Recorder.
Work Pool Sharing: Several transcriptionists can share and track work without overlap, making this the perfect dictation/transcription system for small, medium or, large offices up to 300 authors.
Job Manager: Automatically sort dictation by author, job type, time, length, or priority.
Productivity Tracking: Automatically archive completed dictation while allowing a supervisor or transcriptionist the ability to track work accomplished and work remaining.
The Job Manager can be organized and queued with the help of complete demographic information: creation date, length, file, title, and job status.
Several pedal (and hand control) options, hotkeys, and mouse control allow you to use the Start-Stop UNIVERSAL in a way that is quick, efficient, and tailored to your needs. Define hotkeys and pedal controls quickly and easily.
Your Start-Stop Transcriber will always remain up to date and current with automatic upgrade notifications.
Upload files easily with the built-in FTP client without having to install or manage additional programs.
Sound files up to 20 hours long are loaded quickly, with minimal pause, so you lose less time operating your tools and more time doing the job.
Easily track billable lines and hours with the built in stopwatch and line counter.
Have Start-Stop UNIVERSAL monitor your incoming job folder and it will alert you when new dictation is ready.
Start-Stop UNIVERSAL will run in the background or "always on top" in full, reduced, and thin operating modes, allowing you to customize UNIVERSAL to your own style.
The graphic interface is easy to use and simple while containing all relevant controls, notifiers, and options. Start-Stop UNIVERSAL will work while running in the background and several display options allow you to simplify the interface, turn it 'always on top,' or reduce it down to a simple need-to-know taskbar.
Order online below or speak to one of our digital dictation and transcription specialists at (866) 254-0714. Orders placed before 3:30PM Eastern Time Monday-Friday will be shipped same-day. Orders $100 and over are eligible for Free UPS Ground Shipping.
Includes: Start-Stop UNIVERSAL Transcription System Version 12 on CD-ROM, Infinity 3-Pedal USB Footswitch, Network Pro Upgrade, Spectra PC Headset, Online/CD User Manual, Free Concierge Technical Support, Lifetime Free Upgrades, One Year warranty on footswitch, and 90 day warranty on headset.
$189.00 $169.00 (Limited Time Only)
Includes: Start-Stop UNIVERSAL Transcription System Version 12 on CD-ROM, Network Pro Upgrade, Digital User Manual, Free Concierge Technical Support, Lifetime Free Upgrades. This model does not include a foot pedal, software package only.
Save money and time with our digital delivery option!
Includes: Start-Stop UNIVERSAL Transcription System Version 12, Network Pro Upgrade, Digital User Manual, Free Concierge Technical Support, Lifetime Free Upgrades. This model does not include a foot pedal or CD-ROM, software package only, digital delivery. Same day digital delivery available for all orders submitted between 9:00am and 5:30pm Eastern Time during regular business days.
Perfect for easy IT push-out deployment. If you purchase multiple licenses, they can all be keyed to a single license number (multi-user license).
Save money and time with our digital delivery option!
Includes:Start-Stop UNIVERSAL Transcription System Version 12Silent Install/Uninstall Version, Network Pro Upgrade, Digital User Manual, Free Concierge Technical Support, Lifetime Free Upgrades. This model does not include a foot pedal or CD-ROM, software package only, digital delivery. Same day digital delivery available for all orders submitted between 8:30am and 5:30pm Eastern Time during regular business days.
The Start-Stop UNIVERSAL Transcription System is available in several speciality versions: