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Whisper Playground

Instantly build speech2text apps using OpenAI’s Whisper



  1. Whisper requires the command-line tool ffmpeg to be installed on your system, which is available from most package managers:

# on Ubuntu or Debian
sudo apt update && sudo apt install ffmpeg

# on Arch Linux
sudo pacman -S ffmpeg

# on MacOS using Homebrew (
brew install ffmpeg

# on Windows using Chocolatey (
choco install ffmpeg

# on Windows using Scoop (
scoop install ffmpeg
  1. Clone or fork this repository
  2. Install the backend and frontend environmet sh
  3. Run the backend cd backend && source venv/bin/activate && flask run --port 8000
  4. In a different terminal, run the React frontend cd interface && yarn start


This repository and the code and model weights of Whisper are released under the MIT License.


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