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Adding Synchronized & Non-Synchronized Transcripts

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March 2, 2024 at 8:18:13 PM

Video Tutorial

To import sync files, click on the + sign on the Transcripts tab of the Media Bar, which will allow you to browse to and select your sync file(s).

Now you will see the transcript registered under the Transcripts tab of the Media Bar.  The transcript is named automatically based on the fields in the .mdb or .xml file for first name, last name and deposition date.  If this data is incorrect, you can easily fix the ID and Name by hitting F2 and renaming.

Once you have added a transcript to your case you will be able to see it in the _transcripts folder of your case folder.

Remember, OnCue will not know where the actual video is until it's been copied to the _synchedvideos folder.

Make sure your video names match what OnCue is looking for, you can see what it needs at the top of the designation editor.

Synchronized Transcripts (Depositions & Video)

OnCue can take a plain text file or a MS Word docx file. These files do not need to have page and line numbers to be able to create designations. OnCue will prompt you to set page and lines, naming convention and date. Creating designation run reports with non-synced transcripts is the perfect way to make a script for reading testimony into the court record.


This is also the way to add transcripts for surveillance videos, meetings, and lectures. If you are want to manual sync a video file this is where you add the *.txt or the *.docx with the words or script to the video.


1. To import non-synchronized file, click on the + sign on the Transcripts tab of the Media Bar, which will allow you to browse to and select your file(s).