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If you need to transcribe speech in an audio file, there’s a nifty feature in the free version of Apple’s Quicktime Player that can help.
Step 1. Choose Show A/V Controls from the Window menu, or press Command-K:
Step 2. Adjust the Playback Speed slider:
You can use this to slow down sound while keeping the pitch intact–perfect for transcribing at a relaxed pace.