Closed Captions

How to Add Subtitles and Captions to Camtasia

Adding Captions and Subtitles to Your Camtasia Studio Project Camtasia offers three methods for adding captions and subtitles to your videos. One option is to type in the captions manually. The second option is to sync captions from a script file, but this approach to Camtasia captioning is a Windows-only feature. So, let’s focus on…

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Zoom Closed Captioning: How to Caption & Subtitle Zoom Meetings and Recordings

The popularity of remote meetings, webinars, and video conferencing has led to an incredible rise in popularity of Zoom Video Communications. The recent COVID-19 pandemic has further emphasized the importance of being able to hold remote meetings and conferences. The Zoom software is fairly easy to use, but one frequently asked question is how to…

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How to Turn on Closed Captions on Your TV

Content creators and broadcasters are increasingly striving to be as accessible as possible to their audiences. Closed captions on television are now more frequent and used by a large part of the population, and not just the deaf and hard of hearing community. Before we dig into how to turn on closed captions on your…

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How To Meet Amazon Prime Video’s Standards for Captions and Subtitles

If you’re an independent video creator who wants to distribute your work on a major streaming media platform, Amazon Prime Video is absolutely one of your best bets. Amazon offers a huge and growing subscriber base. You can send your video directly to Prime Video free of charge, and then earn revenues when members buy…

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iTunes Caption Requirements & Subtitle Guide for Videos

As more iPad and iPhone users enjoy iTunes video content, Apple continues enforcing strict captions policies. On June 30, 2015, Apple removed all TV and movie video content in the United States iTunes Store that didn’t include options for closed captioning. This is due to the Federal Communications Commission FCC which regulates captions and subtitles.…

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How to Add Captions and Subtitles to VLC Media Player Videos and Movies

VLC Media Player is a free, open-source multimedia player compatible across platforms. Its user-friendly interface allows users to easily add captions and subtitles to videos and movies. In fact, there are several ways of doing so, whether you’re on Windows, Mac, or Linux. Here’s how. How do I put subtitles on VLC? There are two…

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How to Add Captions and Subtitles to QuickTime Player Videos and Movies

Captions are a simple way to make video content more accessible to people by allowing viewing without sound. This can be especially beneficial to people with hearing loss or who prefer not to listen to the audio. Videos can also be subtitled in multiple languages, giving video creators access to an international audience. The process…

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How To Meet Hulu’s Standards for Captions and Subtitles

With 20 million US subscribers and counting, according to its own estimates, Hulu is a highly alluring platform for video creators vying to distribute their content online. In fact, statistics from Comscore show that together with Netflix, Google, and Amazon, the three other members of the industry’s “big four,” Hulu accounted for 78.8 percent of…

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How to Add Captions and Subtitles to Adobe Animate Flash Videos

Including closed-captions and subtitles with your video is a great way to increase your content’s accessibility and boost its SEO. However, typing out your captions by hand can be a hassle. Fortunately, it’s easy to save yourself some time and effort by importing these caption files directly from Rev. This guide will walk you through…

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How to Meet Amazon Caption and Subtitle Requirements

Closed Captions on Amazon Video Direct You’ve probably used Amazon for purchasing an item or two, but perhaps you’re less familiar with the company’s video publishing platform, Amazon Video Direct. Like other Amazon products, AVD aims to create a seamless experience for its customers, such as those who are hard-of-hearing, viewing a video in a…

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How to Meet Netflix Captioning and Subtitle Requirements

Closed Captioning and Asset Quality Netflix has increasingly high standards when it comes to subtitles (language translations) and closed captions (timed text). Localization has become imperative to ensure that viewers are not only able to understand the content but are able to read the text naturally in their own language. A considerable amount of research…

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