Transcription tool evaluation


The Tinker project examined the functions of three transcription tools, and evaluated each based on their common features.

Digivol Transkribus From the Page
Data stored in Australia Y N Y
Private Collections Y Y Y
Public Collections Y Y Y
Existing community of transcribe volunteers Y N Y
Multiple language support – virtual keyboard N
Y Y
Machine learning capability N Y N
Markup as TEI N Y Y
Export as TEI
N Y Y
Export as PDF Y N
N
Export as XHTML Y N N
Export as plain text Y N N
API connect to IIF repository for images N N Y
Purely web based Y N Y
Useful for handwritten text
Y Y Y
Setup time required High
High Low
Useful for structured text
Y Moderately N
Useful for un-structured text Y Y Y
Useful for semi-structured text N Y N