Collaboration in the time of COVID-19

There are many ways to share media files for collaborative analysis over a distance using Transana Multiuser. This post describes one such technique, using Google Drive.

Back Up Your Data!

Hard drives die. Disasters occur. Will you be able to recover your Transana data?

Writing Tools in Transana

There are two important ways I use Transana Professional’s writing tools when I am doing qualitative analysis.  Creating Progress Logs.  These are useful in tracking what I’ve done and where I’m headed.  In Transana Multiuser they are also great for asynchronous...

Transcribing Overlapping Speech

My first thought as I watched the first U.S. Presidential debate of 2020 was "Oh, those poor transcribers."  I recognized the huge challenge this would present for transcribers, with constant interruptions and so much overlapping speech.  I knew it would strain a...

Introducing TransanaSCRIBE – Transcription-Only Software

We have launched TransanaSCRIBE, an upgrade of Transana's tools for fast, accurate transcription of audio or video, as a stand-alone transcription product.  Academic researchers, journalists, attorneys, podcasters, local governments, market researchers and...

Transana and MacOS Catalina

Apple recently released MacOS 10.15, known as Catalina, and made major changes to the way MacOS works "under the hood." While there was plenty of advanced notice about the changes, the scale of the changes needed means that many smaller software developers, including...
Writing Tools in Transana

Writing Tools in Transana

There are two important ways I use Transana Professional’s writing tools when I am doing qualitative analysis.  Creating Progress Logs.  These are useful in tracking what I’ve done and where I’m headed.  In Transana Multiuser they are also great for asynchronous...

Transcribing Overlapping Speech

Transcribing Overlapping Speech

My first thought as I watched the first U.S. Presidential debate of 2020 was "Oh, those poor transcribers."  I recognized the huge challenge this would present for transcribers, with constant interruptions and so much overlapping speech.  I knew it would strain a...

Transana and MacOS Catalina

Transana and MacOS Catalina

Apple recently released MacOS 10.15, known as Catalina, and made major changes to the way MacOS works "under the hood." While there was plenty of advanced notice about the changes, the scale of the changes needed means that many smaller software developers, including...

Importing Transcripts from Transcription Services

Importing Transcripts from Transcription Services

 We receive frequent inquiries about importing transcripts from automated online transcription services into Transana.  There are several issues to consider if you are thinking about having your media transcribed through a service, whether automated or manual.  Online...

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