You have two options to use Transkribus
The Expert Client is the standalone version of Transkribus with the full power of the Transkribus platform. It works on Windows, Mac and Linux.
All your work that is saved in your READ COOP account can be accessed through the Expert Client and Transkribus lite
In the following video you learn how to sign up, manage your account, download and install the Transkribus Expert Client.
Once you have signed up, you can manage your account from your account page. You can view your recent orders, see your READ COOP Membership and your current subscriptions, manage your addresses or edit your account details.
The Expert Client is the standalone version of Transkribus with the full power of the Transkribus platform. When you are logged in with your Transkribus account you can download Transkribus from here.
As soon as you start the download, you get detailed instructions for the installation of Transkribus.
To install the Transkribus Expert Client, you first need to unzip the downloaded package. Within the unzipped folder you will find several files to run Transkribus on Windwos, Mac or Linux. But before you start Transkribus, please make sure that you have installed the latest Java version. Depending on your OS you need to launch the .exe, .command, .sh file to start Transkribus.
More about the download & installation of the Expert Client you find in this guide.
Once you have opend Transkribus Expert Client, you can simply use the credentials that you have registered on the readcoop.eu website to log into Transkribus.
All documents uploaded to Transkribus are “private”, which means that no one except you has access to them.
We fully support all EU directives on data protection and privacy. We will respect your privacy and only use the data to improve our services and support research in humanities and computer science!