Are there guidelines for transcripts to adhere to? Yes. See the Transcription Guidelines article and take note of formats for speaker IDs and parentheticals. Essentially we need a plain UTF-8 text verbatim transcript in a .TXT file. Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment. Related articles CaptionSync Invoices: Description and Features Transcription Guidelines for Captioning Do you accept purchase orders? How secure is your system? Can I provide my own transcript?