Adding closed captions to your It’s a Money Thing videos
Closed captions open up your content to a larger audience, including viewers who are deaf or partially deaf. We recommend uploading the included SubRip (.srt) files along with your videos on both YouTube and Facebook.
Watch the video to learn how to add closed captions to YouTube and Facebook:
Here are step-by-step instructions to add accurate closed captions:
- Log in to your YouTube account.
- Go to Creator Studio, click on Video Manager (in the menu on the left), locate the video that you’d like to add closed captions to, and click Edit.
- On the top menu, click Subtitles and CC.
- If you see English (Automatic) under Published on the right, click on it and then click the Unpublish button. Now click the Delete Draft button. If you don’t see English (Automatic), proceed to step 5.
- On the top menu, click Subtitles and CC. Click on the drop-down menu and select Add New Subtitles or CC, and then choose English.
- Select the Upload a File method. Select Transcript and click the Choose File button and locate the .srt file from your computer that matches the video you’ve uploaded. Click the Upload button and then click the Publish button.
- You will see that the new English closed captions are now there, under Published. You are now done.
- Click Share a Photo or Video at the top of your Page’s timeline.
- Click Upload Photos/Video and select a video from your computer.
- Click Captions, then click Upload SRT File.
- Choose the .srt file from your computer that matches the video you’ve uploaded.
- Select an optional Default Language. Captions will appear in this language when a viewer’s preferred language isn’t available.
- Finish adding details to your video and click Publish.
To add captions to an existing video, find the post on your Page’s timeline, click in the top right corner, select Edit Post and follow the steps above.
Closed Captioned videos for your branch screens
We do not provide a separate closed captioned video file, however we do suggest this workaround.
To include closed captioning on your internal screens we suggest uploading your video to YouTube and following the instructions above.
Now, use a screen recording app like Camtasia (Windows or Mac) or Quicktime (Mac) to marquee and record the video playing back from YouTube with closed captions.
You can then provide that file to your screen software provider.