How to add Closed Captioning (YouTube) / MP4s Preferred

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Steps and visuals for success are below:

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  • Select the MP4 from "File Explorer" or "Finder"
  • Drag the MP4 to the "Drop Zone"
  • Drop the MP4 to upload

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OR

*Simply Click the "Upload Button centered" in the middle*

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*Double-Click on the MP4 of Choice to Upload*

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  1. Detect the progress for the upload and the "Time Remaining"
  2. Update the "Title" to satisfaction
  3. Add a "Description" if interested
  4. Adjust the "Privacy Settings" using the drop-down

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*Click "Done" when Ready to Add Closed Captioning*

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*Next, click on "Video Manager"*

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  • Locate the recently uploaded MP4
  • Use the Drop-down to expand our video options
  • Choose "Subtitles/CC" to begin transcribing

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*Choose the Language of Choice(English Preferred)*

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*Available options for Transcribing*

  • Upload a transcript
  • Transcribe and auto-sync
  • Create new subtitles or CC

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*Transcribe and auto-sync*

  • Click "Play" to start the MP4 and timings
  • Type while the video plays to apply closed captioning
  • Click "Set Timings" when done

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*Wait Patiently for "Settings Timings" to Settle*

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*To Finalize, Click on the Language and Timings Drafted*

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  • Play the video and confirm accuracy of our transcript. Updating where necessary
  • "Save Changes" to "Publish"

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*Notice that our English Transcript is now Published*

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  • Click on "Info & Settings to locate the "Video URL"

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  • *Paste the URL in a new tab to Confirm that our CC is Available*

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  • Click "Subtitles/Closed Caption" to Enable for Enjoyment

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*Here is where the road comes to an end unless we have our own screen recorder*

  • If a free or paid screen recorder is available; record the Youtube video while CC is enabled to set Closed Caption as the standard (Contact Support for Assistance)
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