Amazon Transcribe
Developer Guide

Beta Guidelines and Limits

This is prerelease documentation for a service in preview release. It is subject to change.


Amazon Transcribe is available in the following region:

Region Name Region Endpoint Protocol
US East (N. Virginia) us-east-1 HTTPS

For best results:

  • Use a lossless format, such as FLAC or WAV with PCM 16-bit encoding.

  • The sample rate should be 8000 Hz for low-fidelity audio and 16000 Hz for high-fidelity audio.


The beta release of Amazon Transcribe has the following limitations:

  • The maximum audio file length is 2 hours.

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