Required Equipment

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Do I Need Special Equipment?

All you need is a personal computer or laptop with a keyboard and a reliable high-speed internet connection. Both PC and Mac are fine. The computer should not be a public computer (such as at a library or internet cafe) due to our customers' confidentiality needs.


Rev's software works best with the latest version of Google Chrome. Rev recommends Opera or Firefox as a backup browser. Please note that Rev's software is not compatible with tablets or smartphones.


Some transcriptionists also prefer using a foot pedal and a good set of headphones. These aren't mandatory, but they can be very helpful in producing quality transcripts. Please note that foot pedals are not compatible with the Line editor, the latest version of the transcription editor.



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