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University of Denver Captioning Guide: Do it Yourself

A one stop guide to captioning/subtitling for the University of Denver campus community.

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Do it yourself captioning


Youtube offers the ability to caption uploaded materials. The automatically generated captions from Youtube are generally of questionable quality and will need to be double checked before being used in a class or as a promotional video.  There are a number of great resources online that highlight how to use this tool.  Some resources follow below:

Youtube Caption Help Guide

Creating Subtitles and Captions for Your Youtube Videos

How to Add Closed Captions to a Youtube Video

Add Youtube Creator Subtitles & Closed Captions to Videos

TechSmith- Camtasia Studio

Camtasia Studio is a software product developed by TechSmith.  They have a number of videos highlighting how to add captions to video utilizing their software.  The videos below are only the ones produced by TechSmith.  There is a host of other videos by the active user community.

Camtasia Studio 8- Add Captions Manually

Camtasia Studio 8- Speech to Text

Camtasia Studio 8- Sync with Script

Camtasia Studio 8- Import and Export

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