The gold standard in digital court recording play back, annotation, and management—critical to an accurate transcript

Efficiently play back, annotate, and manage the digital record after it has been recorded with For The Record’s suite of annotation software. 

Never before has a court recording been so clear and accessible, with simultaneous playback of 16-channel high-fidelity audio and four-channel HD video recordings from non-IP sources available for accurate transcription, review, or appeal—or as a backup for court reporters. 

With the ability to log important events, create quick notes, and insert time stamps for information such as appearances, spellings, and key terminology, coupled with advanced features to manage the record by exporting to other file formats and marking segments as confidential or ‘sealed’, FTR Gold Annotation Suite takes the guess work out of locating, annotating, and managing critical moments for playback and transcription. 


  • Supports efficient transcription with expanded playback of up to 16 audio channels and four video channels simultaneously 
  • Allows for total control of the recording with channel isolation and independent volume adjustment controls to aid in accurate transcription
  • Greatly improves the playback experience during poor network connectivity with background buffering, which is especially beneficial as more people work remotely over WAN and VPN connections  
  • Simplifies locating specific portions of a hearing with visuals and searchable, time-stamped Log Notes, useful for highlighting information such as appearances, spellings, and key terminology  

Revolutionary features

  • Expanded playback of up to 16 high-fidelity audio channels and four HD video channels simultaneously, including channel isolation and independent volume adjustment controls
  • Management of user accessibility to log sheets and search folders with group policy support 
  • Background buffering (i.e. read-ahead/caching) improves playback during poor network connectivity  
  • Memory of previous window position, size, and mode 
  • Single zip file export of system information (rather than a directory of files) 
  • More than eight audio channels support reformatting of .trm files  
  • User warning system detects if sound card is muted/not installed upon starting

What's included in FTR Gold Annotation Suite


FTR Player is the gold standard for digital recording playback and transcription.


FTR Manager enables easy management of content conversions, sealing / unsealing, and saving.

Log Notes

FTR Log Notes enables efficient annotations and links notes to a precise place in the audio and video recording.