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Transcript/Caption Media

Guideline: audio and video files should have a text transcript along with the media. Video files should be captioned.

 Captioning in Youtube - Captioning in Facebook

For example:


Imagine education designed to fit your dreams.
Explore the possibilities at the APS School Choice Fair.
October 20 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

Captioning in YouTube

After you upload your video, go to Edit, Subtitles & CC.

Click Add new subtitles or CC, and select the language.

Youtube Captioning Set Language

Select Transcribe and auto-sync.

YouTube Transcribe

Paste your transcript in the text box and click Set Timings.

YouTube Set Timings

Setting timings may take a few minutes, can click the refresh symbol to check the status.

After it completes, play your video and click the CC button to view closed captioning.

YouTube View Captions


Captioning in Facebook

Facebook needs a .srt file and you can download this from YouTube.

Go to Subtitles & CC and click on your captions.

Under Actions, select .srt download.

Youtube download srt caption file

Upload your video in Facebook and post it.

After it's posted and processed, click Options, Edit this video.

Facebook Options Edit

Under Captions, click Choose File under Upload SRT File and Save.

Facebook Add srt Captions

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