3 Best Alternatives to Fireflies

Here are the 3 best alternatives to Fireflies
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As the capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI) continue to expand, various tools and use cases are emerging to improve productivity in our daily lives. One such use case that is receiving a lot of attention is the automatic note-taking and summarization. With the rising demand for streamlined meeting management, it's not surprising that there are now multiple options available. In this article, we'll take a look at three of the most effective alternatives to fireflies to assist you in making an informed decision and locating the ideal AI meeting assistant to meet your needs.

What can an AI meeting assistant do?


Record meetings and provide real-time or post meeting transcription


Summarize meetings and generate automated meeting notes of important information

Capute insights

Automatically capturing action items like: decisions, tasks and other main takeaways

Quick Comparison

Automated Meeting summary
Only through AskFred
Zoom, Google Meet, MS Teams
Compatibility with all conferencing tools
Zoom, Google Meet, MS Teams + 6 others
Zoom, Google Meet, MS Teams
Zoom, Google Meet, MS Teams
Executive summary
Only through AskFred
Action items
Only through AskFred
Zoom, Google Meet, MS Teams
Topic based notes
Personal highlights
English + 6 languages
In more than 15 languages
8 languages in Zoom and Teams & +15 in Google Meet
Video recording
In person conversations
Automatic speaker recognition
Only when bot joins the call
Only when bot joins the call
With extension in Google Meet and Bot in Zoom and Teams
Calendar integration
Server location

Detailed tool overview


Fireflies is an AI-powered tool that is designed to record, transcribe, and even search through your conversations, making it simpler for you and your team to access and share meeting transcripts. With Fireflies, you'll never have to worry about missing important details again, allowing you to focus on engaging and contributing to the discussion.

This is an image of Fireflies application showing how to transcribe a team's meetings
Image credits: Fireflies


Fireflies's main features are:

  • Fireflies can automatically join your meeting by accessing your calendar and joining scheduled meetings for you
  • You can also let fireflies transcribe pre-recorded audio files
  • Fireflies integrates with Dropbox and Onedrive to store transcripts in the cloud


  • Fireflies supports multiple languages including German, Dutch, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.
  • Its robust search function enables quick and easy keyword searches through long transcripts.


  • Similar to Otter and other note-taking tools also Fireflies focuses on only generating transcripts of meetings instead of smart meeting notes or takeaways


Fireflies also offers two paid plans, starting at 18€/month for the Pro Plan and 29€/month for the Business Plan. They also offer a free plan with limited transcription credits and storage.


jamie, is a personal AI meeting assistant, designed to streamline your note-taking process. With jamie, generating meeting summaries, action items, and topic-based notes takes only a few seconds. jamie ensures every detail of the conversation is captured, allowing you to focus on the discussion without the distraction of taking notes. After the meeting, you can easily edit and share your notes with your team or store them in your preferred knowledge management tool for future reference.

ai tool named jamie that can summarize your meetings


jamie's main features are:‍

  • Use jamie in more than 15 languages (including German, Dutch, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian) with great constant business quality outcome
  • Because jamie runs natively on macOS and Windows, it is integrated into your work flow. Therefore, it works across any online meeting software, even offline in a meeting room
  • No integrations to online meeting software providers are required. This allows a seamless workflow without having a bot joining your call


  • jamie's automated note-taking saves time and eliminates the need for long transcripts
  • No annoying plugins or bots to distract clients or colleagues
  • Personal highlighting feature for quick access to important points


  • Currently, you can try jamie for free for up to 7 days, but stay tuned, we have some updates coming soon!
  • If you want to analyze video recordings from your calls, jamie does not provide these in order to ensure a certain level of privacy during meetings


jamie offers three different paid plans. The Standard Plan starts at 24€/month, the Pro Plan, for 47€/month and the Executive Plan for 96€/month.


Otter is a transcription and collaboration tool that enables teams to easily transcribe conversations from online meetings. It currently integrates with three of the leading video conference tools: Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet. In addition to online meetings, Otter also allows users to import and transcribe pre-recorded audio and video files.

Otter.ai: Transcription tool to transcribe meetings in real time
Image credits: Otter


Otters's main features are:

  • Otter enables its user to see live captions during online meetings for Zoom, Microsoft Teams and Google Meet, this allows users to keep track of what is being said at the moment
  • You can transcribe pre-recorded audio or video files, by simply upload them to Otters platform
  • By using personal time stamps, users can identify when a person talked during the meeting


  • Users can invite a bot to join their meetings automatically, so meetings can be recorded and transcribed
  • While watching the live captions during online meetings, you can manually select sentences that you believe are important


  • Currently, Otter unfortunately only works in English and can therefore not be used in other languages
  • Otter does not automatically summarize your meeting notes or provides you with automated insights. It still requires you to select important moments manually during or after the meeting
  • Otter only provides you with a transcript of the online meetings, which requires time intensive searching in a long transcript in case important information is needed


Otter offers two paid plans, starting at 17€/month for the Pro Plan and 29€/month for the Business Plan. They also offer a free plan with limited features and meeting minutes.


Supernormal is the last of the three AI-powered alternatives to Fireflies, designed to simplify your meeting management process. Using advanced AI technology, Supernormal enables seamless recording, transcription, and note generation from meetings conducted in Google Meet, Zoom and MS Teams.

Generative AI Startup Supernormal Raises $10M to Take Meeting Notes With  GPT-3 - Voicebot.ai
Image credits: Supernormal


Supernormal's main features are:

  • Supernormal automatically joins your call and records meetings in Google Meet, MS Teams and Zoom
  • You can share your recorded meeting and your notes directly with your friends and colleagues


  • Supernormal lets you record and transcribe the meeting without the need for a virtual bot to join your call
  • In Google Meet, Zoom and MS Teams, Supernormal also offers to generate automated meeting notes for your meetings


  • Supernormal can detect the language of the meeting, however requests users to preselect the language prior, for the sake of the quality of the output.


Supernormal also offers one free plan with limited meeting credits and a dynamic paid plans, starting at 15€/month and goes up to 179€/month.

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