# Google Speech-to-text action - Convert short speech to text
This action allows you to convert a short audio file (less than 1 minute) into a text transcript.
# Input fields
|Audio content||Accepts a content datapill, or audio content as a string. Workato will automatically convert the provided audio content into base-64 format.|
|Language||The language code of the audio file, as listed here.|
|Encoding||Encoding of the audio file. Note that Google has not supported MP3 input yet. MP3 file must be converted to one of these supported encodings before inputing into this action.|
|Sample rate in Hertz||Sample rate of the audio file. Valid value range is 8000-48000. Usual optimal rate is 16,000, but varies across encodings and settings. Please refer to Google documentation to figure out the best sample rate.|
|Enable word time offsets||If true, the output includes a list of words, the start and end time offsets (timestamps) for those words.|
# Output fields
|Transcript||The extracted text transcript from the audio.|
|Confidence score||The confidence level for the entire transcription, with 0.0 as the lowest and 1.0 as the highest.|
|Words||List of words extracted from the audio. This list contains the output fields below.|
|- Start time||Time when the word appears in the audio.|
|- End time||Time when the word ends in the audio.|
|- Word||The extracted word.|
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