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Output m4a file to text

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Hey experts.  I have several voice memos that I would like to convert into text.  I know there are a couple of websites that have a function that can do this but, and I know how this sounds, I don't want to upload them as the material is sensitive.  Having them leaked isn't an option so I'm hoping there is a software option that can be used on a Linux or Windows host.

Thank you in advance for your help!
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I haven't tried it, but here is one possible free Mac solution using Soundflower and Audacity:

http://www.leveluplunch.com/blog/2013/12/30/convert-recorded-audio-text-using-osx-dictation-audacity-soundflower/
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Dragon is commercial Mac audio file to text conversion software:

http://www.nuance.com/dragon/transcription-solutions/index.htm
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Thanks Strung!  I'm going to do a little more research into a Linux or Windows option before I close this out.
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Thanks for your help!
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