Lark Minutes is an audio and video transcription productivity tool. You can use it to transcribe meetings, training sessions, interviews, and courses, turning speech into text for greater productivity at work.
Process information faster
- •Lark Minutes makes it easier to convert speech into text, accurately identify speakers, choose many playback speeds, search for relevant content, and translate content into other languages.
Increase your productivity
- •Lark Minutes features intelligent keyword extraction, meeting minute generation, intuitive information summaries, and complete to-do lists.
Enjoy efficient interaction and communication
- •To interact with other users, you can send emojis, post comments, share content with limited access, or start a meeting.
Use multiple transcription methods
- •You can easily make transcriptions by recording meetings, uploading local audio or video files , or importing files to the cloud.
II. Quick guide
- 1.In the sidebar of the Lark, click Meetings > Lark Minutes to go to the homepage.
- 2.After recording meeting minutes, the Calls and Meetings Assistant bot will automatically send the file to the host. Click this file to open the homepage.
III. Generate Lark Minutes
During Lark meetings, the host can click Record on the control bar. Participants can also click Record to request the host to start recording the meeting. Once the meeting ends, the owner of the recording file will receive the meeting minutes file via the Calls and Meetings Assistant bot.
Note: For meeting events scheduled in advance, the owner of the recording file is the event organizer. For ad hoc meetings, the owner of the recording file is the meeting host.
Go to the Lark Minutes homepage, click Upload in the upper-right corner, and select Upload Local Files. Once a file is uploaded, click Add in the upper-right corner to upload multiple audio or video files. Then select the language of these files and click Transcribe. When the status changes from Processing to Complete, the transcription will be completed and you can generate minutes.
Go to the Lark Minutes homepage, click Upload in the upper-right corner, and select Import from Lark Docs. Select all the files to import, click Next, select the language of the files, and click Transcribe. When the status of the imported content changes from Processing to Complete, the transcription will be completed and you can generate minutes.
With Lark Minutes, recordings and transcripts are seamlessly linked to help you locate the information that you're looking for.
- •Click on an auto-generated keyword to see where it appears in the transcript and the recording.
- •Click directly on any word in the transcript to see where it appears in the recording.
Type in the search box, and matching results will be highlighted in the transcript. Click on a search result to see where it appears in the recording. These locations are also marked along the progress bar with little dots. Click on one to go to that point in the recording.
Note: You can search for one or multiple words at the same time. Just make sure to spell out words in full for exact matches.
Use the dropdown menu at the top right to select the language you want to see the transcript in. Hover over a block of text in a translated transcript to see it in the original language.
Click Edit to enter edit mode. You can add and delete keywords, or make direct edits on the transcript. Changes are saved automatically, and you can undo actions as needed.
After selecting the text, click on the comment button to add comments.
Click on the Highlight button to highlight the selected text. Its corresponding location on the progress bar will be highlighted as well. You can also select the same text and click the Cancel highlight icon to remove the highlight.
Note: Only users with permission to edit the minutes file can use this function.
Search all content
On the homepage, you can conduct global searches to look for specific words in transcripts, participant names, meeting topics, or links shared during a meeting. If the search term appears in the transcript, it'll be highlighted, and its location in the recording will be marked along the progress bar at the top. You can also enter a person's name to see a list of all the meetings they've attended.
In the top right corner, click Share > Link settings. Turn on Link sharing and copy the link to share it with others. In Link settings, you can decide who can open the link and what they can do with the content.
In the upper-right corner, click ... > Export minutes and select a format to export the transcript as a Lark Doc, TXT, or SRT file.
In the top right corner, click the ... icon and select Download video to download the original audio or video file.
Why can't other people open a Lark Minutes link I've sent?
You can go to Share > Link settings and turn on Link sharing. This allows others to access Lark Minutes content via a link.
What can I do if I don't have permission to open a Lark Minutes link?
You can request permission to access the link. You'll receive a notification once permission is granted.
Why don't I see Link settings after I click on the Share button?
Only the content's owner can see Link settings and change the settings.
What should I do when the system prompts that I can't share a link due to security policy restrictions?
Go to the Admin console and, on the left, click Functions > Video Meetings > Meeting Settings. Then, select the meeting on the top-right of the main interface to go to the minutes settings panel.
- •If Allow external sharing is enabled, All editors and viewers is selected for sharing and export permissions.
- •If Allow external sharing is disabled, Internal editors and viewers is selected for sharing and export permissions.
Why am I not receiving Lark Minutes notifications?
Only the owner of a meeting's recording file will receive a notification containing the Lark Minutes link. You can ask them to share the content with you. For scheduled meetings, the owner is the event's organizer. For instant meetings, the owner is the person who started the meeting.
Can I use Lark Minutes on my mobile device?
What can I do when I upload a file but its translation fails?
You can try uploading the file again, or check the file to make sure it hasn't been damaged. You can also click the Submit feedback icon in the bottom right corner of any content page or join our feedback group to get in touch with us.
How can I make the transcript section bigger?
Click the < icon to the right of the video to expand the transcript section.
How can I submit feedback when I experience problems with Lark Minutes?
Click the Submit feedback icon in the bottom right corner. Tell us your feedback and we'll be in touch as soon as possible!