Recording your speakers on separate channels in Zoom has multiple benefits including a more accurate transcription and automated speaker labeling.
Here's how to do it:
STEP 1: Open Zoom
Open up Zoom. If you don’t have a Zoom account you can create a free trial here: https://zoom.us
STEP 2: Set up Zoom to record separate tracks for each participant
Click on the "Settings wheel" in the top right corner, select “Recording” and tick the box next to “Record a separate audio file for each participant.
STEP 3: Record call, meeting, or webinar
Invite your interviewee and be sure to click the “Record” button in the middle of the screen.
STEP 4: End meeting
Click “End Meeting”. You can find recordings of your meetings in “My Documents > Zoom.” folder.
STEP 5: Enable multitrack in Sonix
Open Sonix. If you don't have a Sonix account you can create one here: https://sonix.ai/accounts/sign_up
First, you'll need to enable multitrack upload. You can do that in right nav inside Sonix.
STEP 6: Upload to Sonix
In Sonix select you can name your recording and then "Select from computer" and locate your audio files (My Documents > Zoom). Make sure you select all the files. One for each speaker.
STEP 7: Name speakers
Name the tracks with the name of the speaker. This will automatically label the speakers when Sonix combines the tracks into one transcript.
Select the language spoken and then hit the transcribe button and you'll get a combined transcript in a few minutes.