Transkribus is a comprehensive platform for the digitisation, AI-powered text recognition, transcription and searching of historical documents – from any place, any time, and in any language.
Train specific text recognition models that are capable of recognising millions of handwritten, typewritten or printed documents.
Leverage AI-powered handwritten text recognition, layout analysis and structure recognition.
Use the transcription editor to manually transcribe historical documents or work with the AI-powered recognition by using public AI models or ones that you can train on your own.
Search your documents with advanced search options such as the keyword spotting tool.
.Work together on your documents, organize them in collections and benefit from each other’s work
Use Transkribus to transcribe historical documents. Transcriptions can be done in a highly standardized, flexible and reliable way.
Leverage AI for layout analysis and document understanding and work with large amounts of documents (historical but also printed ones).
Transkribus is great for your pipeline if your are a scientist from computer vision, document analysis, pattern recognition, natural language processing or a related field.
Training, layout analysis, using Transkribus for manually transcribing, etc. – i.e., everything but text recognition proper is free of charge. Yet, you can also use the Transkribus text recognition feature for free, as you get 500 free credits (i.e. about 500 pages) upon signup.
Your purchases will enable us to keep Transkribus alive into the future and keep this wonderful community going. Everything you need to know about buying credits you can find here.
Transkribus was developed by the University of Innsbruck in cooperation with leading research groups from all over Europe as part of the Horizon 2020 EU research project READ. Due to the high level of international acclaim, the work on the Transkribus ecosystem is now being continued within the framework of a European Cooperative Society (SCE). Read more on our about us page.