Adding Captions & Transcripts to YouTube Videos

Posted by admin on May 3, 2019 3:04:25 PM

So you've made a video and you want the whole world to see it. But how do you make it accessible? It's time to add captions. Captions are a text version of the dialogue and sounds in a video and are displayed on screen in time with the soundtrack. Something as simple as text at the bottom of the screen can make a whole world of difference for many people and make your video more watchable.

 

But how do you upload captions to your video? This guide will take you step by step through your YouTube interface so that you can add your very own Scribblr.ai captions and transcripts!

 

For this guide to work you will need a YouTube account as well as your Scribblr.ai caption file. Once you have an account and a caption file, you're set to make your videos accessible to everyone.

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How to Add Captions to YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo

Posted by admin on Mar 18, 2019 4:42:22 PM

Making audio and video content more accessible can be done via closed captions. Captions are a text version of the dialogue and sounds in a video and are displayed on screen in time with the soundtrack. Something as simple as text at the bottom of the screen can make a whole world of difference for many people, and make the content available to all.

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Topics: #captionsmatter, Deaf culture, DIY Captioning, Facebook, Facebook captioning, humour, marketing, Accessibility, All, Blog, Captioning, closed captioning, Closed Captions, DIY Captioning, Facebook closed captions, Vimeo, YouTube

The Importance of Captions and Transcripts for YouTube Content Creators

Posted by Jakeb Sparke on Mar 1, 2019 10:54:08 AM

YouTube is the social media phenomenon with 1.9 billion logged in monthly users, where more than 1 billion hours of video is watched daily and 70% of views are from mobile devices.

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Topics: transcription, Accessibility, Captioning, transcripts, YouTube, deaf friendly, Content