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Descript Review

Descript is an all-in-one media editor that makes editing audio and video files as easy as working with a Word document.

It offers fast, accurate AI-powered transcription services with automatic speaker detection. After recording, it lets you to edit out filler words and silence gaps in just one click.

The video editing process with Descript is simple. Record your screen and webcam directly within the software, edit out mistakes and filler words, and instantly publish your content.

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Josip's Review of Descript

Descript is what I use to edit all my videos for this website. I love it because it offers automatic transcription, screen recording, and the "Word-like" editing feature.

The filler word removal is also one of my favorite features because it's quick and efficient. In just a few clicks, you can remove pauses in between words, which makes videos much more engaging.

The major downside for me is the lack of presets and tools for video overlay effects. You can add images, but it's hard to make custom designs and effects.

Also, keep in mind that Descript is an unconventional video editing tool, which means it has a steep learning curve. It took me a couple of days to get comfortable with all the ways you can edit a video.

Overall, Descript is an amazing tool that just keeps getting better - definitely worth checking out if you are looking for an efficient audio/video editor!

Descript Rating:  4.4 out of 5

Key Features of Descript

  • Transcription: Automatic transcription of audio/video files
  • Podcasting: Multitrack audio editing
  • Screen Recording: Screen capture and recording
  • Social Clips & Templates: Repurpose content as clips using templates, subtitles, and more
  • Overdub: Create your own ultra-realistic text-to-speech voice clone, or pick from stock voices
  • Studio Sound: Industry-leading accuracy and speed, with powerful correction tools
  • Filler word removal: Remove filler words from transcriptions for a more polished result
  • Subtitles & Captions: Add subtitles and captions to your videos and podcasts
  • Publishing: Publish your videos and podcasts to popular platforms like YouTube and iTunes

Descript Pros and Cons


  • Incredible value for how much time it saves on editing videos
  • Descript makes your videos smooth by removing filler words and pauses
  • Lets you do recording, editing, and publishing all in one tool
  • Optimizes audio by getting rid of background noise and makes the vocal very upfront and present


  • Steep learning curve
  • It's hard to put customized branding and media in the video.
  • Customer Service is not always the most helpful.
  • The application sometimes crashes if you have too many projects open
  • Processing Power: The program is processing intensive and may not work well on older computers.

Descript Pricing

Descript pricing starts at $0 per month.

Descript pricing plans:
  • Free: $0 per Month
  • Creator: $15 per Month
  • Pro: $30 per Month
  • Enterprise: Custom
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