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How to Add Captions and Subtitles in Windows Media Player

Despite its age, Windows Media Player still boasts immense popularity even today. While great for displaying media, adding closed captions can prove to be a more complex feat. Fortunately, this simple guide will take you through the different ways to add captions and foreign subtitles to your videos. Before you proceed with this tutorial, ensure…

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How to Add Captions and Subtitles to Plex Movies, TV Shows, and Videos

Plex is a media streaming platform that allows you to watch movies, tv shows, and personal videos from any device. If you have media files with embedded subtitles or a separate sidecar caption file, you can view the closed captions and foreign subtitles on your device during playback. This article will explain how to add…

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How to Get a Quote for Rev Pro

If your business has recurring transcription or captioning needs, or you have high-volume projects, it might be beneficial to consider a Rev Pro plan. Rev Pro offers organizations a scalable, customized solution for all speech-to-text needs. In addition to centralized billing and advanced user management features that provide seamless account access for all members of…

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How to Turn On Captions and Subtitles for Streaming Service Platforms

When you watch movies and TV shows on OTT streaming services, you might want to enable closed captions or foreign subtitles for your native language. While you generally can look for a ‘CC’ button, subtitles icon, or find the on/off switch under the settings menu, it can vary by platform. In this guide, we will…

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How to Download YouTube Subtitles as Text & Transcript Files

Subtitles are an easy and highly effective way to make your video content more accessible to a wider audience. First, multilingual subtitle options benefit people who don’t speak the audio’s native language. But they also benefit people who may be Deaf or hard-of-hearing, as well as people who choose to watch your video without sound…

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How to Use Google Docs to Transcribe Audio

People need transcripts for all sorts of different reasons. Whether you’re responsible for notes from an important meeting, conducting an interview with a key customer, or worried you won’t remember all the information from a presentation, accurate transcripts create a lasting record of those conversations. While an audio or video recording may be perfectly helpful,…

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How to Get Open Subtitles

Open subtitles, or burned-in subtitles, are an easy and popular way to display subtitles in your videos. Unlike traditional closed captions and subtitles, open subtitles are hard-coded into your video file and can’t be turned off. They’re particularly useful if you produce videos and movies intended for international distribution. Open subtitles and captions are also…

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How to Post & Transcribe Twitter Voice Tweets

In June of 2020, social media giant Twitter launched a brand new feature that it calls Voice Tweets. This enhancement, Twitter representatives say, will add a distinct “human touch”. And, while Voice Tweets are bound to provide context to conversations, users who are deaf or hard of hearing risk getting overlooked. A solution should be the…

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How to Use Rev’s Different Captioning Integrations

Closed captions and subtitles are a great way to improve the content value of your videos. Captions increase the accessibility of your content and make it easier for people to view your videos in quiet environments. They also make your content discoverable to a wider audience through translated subtitles and improved SEO rankings. The quality…

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How to Transcribe with the Microsoft Word & 365 Transcription Feature

Office 365 subscribers who use Microsoft Word for the web, will now have a transcription option. The new feature allows you to transcribe recorded audio and video files, as well as live meetings, in the web version of Word.  Interested in giving it a try? Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to use Transcribe in Word. Additionally, find out how…

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How to Record Lessons & Add Captions to Schoology Videos

Adding lines of text to Schoology videos will add value to your content, improve user experience, and enable you to reach a sizeable audience. The learning management system allows teachers to create lesson plans, organize curriculum, manage educational content delivery, and provide student assessment. So what are the steps to follow when looking to add captions and subtitles to…

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