Whisper on windows command line

1/1/2023 One-minute read

Whisper is OpenAI speech to text model, this short blog will show you how to run it on windows assuming you are using it for the first time.

Before you use whisper you need to make sure to have:

After making sure you have those you can follow the details on the official whisper repo at GitHub then,do the next:

To run it from the CMD you need to have a virtual environment for python which you can learn more about it from this the official python docs, but in short it will be the next:

python3 -m venv /path/to/new/virtual/environment

from powershell:

PS C:\> <venv>\Scripts\Activate.ps1

make sure to write the path you want to have the environment in it in the first command, and you need to use it in the second one.