Vpedal vP4 MkII is a Bluetooth foot pedal you can use to control the audio playback while your hands are flying around the keyboard.Sometimes you need more than two hands to operate your computer while transcribing audio interviews is one such time, playing complex games can be another task.
Nowadays transcription online services are more expensive to effort it. Here’s the problem with transcription work is you’ve got to start and stop and rewind the audio recording constantly, and unless you have fancy schmancy transcription software installed, that means mousing out of your text window and into your audio player to start and stop it.
There are hotkeys on some keyboards, those can be useful, but if you’re typing at any speed, hitting function keys puts you out of rhythm and slows you down.Setup is simple enough on the Mac we tested it on ,by plug in the Bluetooth dongle to a USB slot, install the Vpedal Omnicontrol app, and open your audio file in Quicktime. Transcribing into a TextEdit window, using the pedal is equally simple; hold the main part down and the audio will play, lift your foot off and it stops, and there’s side buttons for rewind and fast forward.
This app is programmable, and there are other apps you can install, to give the Vpedal the ability to transmit different signals. Gamers can bind any key to any of the three pedals, likewise, it could be a handy tool for video editing as well. An extra hand when you needed then It is easy to set up, through the Omni control app you select which app you want to program it for, then tell it which foot control means what keyboard command.