“Simply the finest crowdsourcing manuscript transcription software on the planet.”

-Max Spiegel, Director of Philip K. Dick’s Exegesis at Penn State

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FromThePage is software for transcribing documents and collaborating on transcriptions with others.

Use FromThePage for everything from simple, plain-text transcription projects to bilingual digital scholarly editions with annotations.

  1. Transcribe

    Transcribe documents from anywhere – upload PDFs and pictures, or directly import documents from a digital library.

    • Free-from text transcription
    • Field-based transcription
    • OCR correction
    • Indexing
    • Translation
    • Multiple export formats (TEI, CSV, HTML, IIIF/Open Annotation)
  2. Collaborate

    Make your transcription project public or select authorized collaborators.

    • Version control
    • Automatic markup
    • In-document collaborator notes
  3. Manage

    Review the progress of your transcription project and the most recent activity in the transcriber community at a glance.

    • Project dashboard
    • Transcription quality review
    • Collaborator engagement and time tracking tools
    • Digital library system integrations (IIIF, ContentDM - OCLC, Internet Archive and Omeka)

Start transcribing your documents.

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What FromThePage Users Are Saying

  1. The interface is flexible. The images are easy to manipulate, the transcription pane is very easy to use. […] It is extremely easy to deploy—I got my project up and running in about an hour.

    Sue PerdueDocumentary Editor
  2. I love that the site works for a public library as well as an academic and we benefit from working alongside different institutions on a digital platform…

    Victoria DuncanIndianapolis Public Library
  3. We’re especially impressed with how FromThePage has recently extended IIIF support to include links to all relevant export formats at both the document and work level.

    Stanford University Archives Team

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