Caption & Subtitle File Formats

How to Add Burned-In Captions to Videos

Open captions, or burned-in captions, are a popular way to display captions on your videos when a platform doesn’t support traditional closed captions (like Instagram, TikTok, or Snapchat), or as an aesthetic choice to make…

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Add SRT Subtitle Files to AVI Videos

Having subtitles and captions on your videos is crucial for your viewers. They help your audience understand your videos much better, especially if your video’s audio isn’t clear. This is also beneficial if the viewer…

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How to Add Open Captions to a Video

When is it useful to add open captions to videos? Maybe you want to produce the next viral social media ad. Perhaps you’ve produced an indie film for a foreign film festival. Using open captions…

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What Does SDH Mean?

Understanding Subtitles for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing (SDH) Subtitles originally helped non-native audiences understand the language spoken in a video. But, gradually, they have evolved to make video content accessible to a wider…

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How to Create a SCC Caption File

A .scc file is a popular closed caption file format also referred to as a “Scenarist” closed caption file. It is used as a sidecar file in popular video editing & production programs like Adobe…

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