Update — I have tested SOX on it’s own from the command line…it works.
John Haunton
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Hi John Haunton, I’m really not familiar with the Windows environment and don’t have a machine to test it on.

You’re more than welcome to use something other than SOX as long as it works with the corresponding node library. And yes, you can record the audio file separately and then send it to Watson: https://github.com/watson-developer-cloud/node-sdk/blob/master/examples/speech_to_text.v1.js

You can even use a different language if you’d prefer that: https://github.com/watson-developer-cloud/python-sdk/blob/master/examples/speech_to_text_v1.py

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