Recently i was asked for a simple & free way of transcribing audio speech into plain text. Problem was solved via Python library called [Vosk] . It is a speech recognition toolkit working in offline environment. To make things happen do the following: [Install vosk] pip install vosk [Download speech model] of required language, larger libraries bring just marginal improvement over the smaller ones despite the fact that they are over 40 times bigger in a size.
Aside from [Github certificate issue] , Python also showed me some teeth regarding certificate stuff. How quaint! I think that such things comes from the fact that i’m using “obsolete” Windows 7. But we don’t choose the easy way out, don’t we? I’m using [hacked Python 3.11.1] . After trying to install Python external module: pip install vosk system showed me this: WARNING: Retrying (Retry(total=4, connect=None, read=None, redirect=None, status=None)) after connection broken by 'SSLError(SSLCertVerificationErro r(1, '[SSL: CERTIFICATE_VERIFY_FAILED] certificate verify failed: self signed certificate in certificate chain (_ssl.
"Windows 7 is not supported by modern Python anymore" The latest official version is [v3.8.15] . Despite above mentioned dummy statement [Adang1345] restored justice and brought back support of Windows 7. Hacked Python installers for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2003 R2 can be downloaded: ► [HERE] ◄ Imagery by spacedrone808