Closed captions are a great way to increase the accessibility of your content, and in some cases, they're required.
To add captions to a video, open the video from the Media Library using the Add/Edit Wizard, then click the Caption button at the top of the wizard.
Version 4.1-4.3: The Closed Captions sub-form has four captioning options:
Version 4.0: The Closed Captions sub-form has three tabs:
This Guide Covers:
- Automatic Captions
- Integrated Closed Captioning Services
- Using the Amara Caption Editor
- Uploading Captions
- Viewing Captions During Playback
Starting in Ensemble version 4.4, an optional Automatic Caption service allows quick and easy creation of closed captions. Captions can be created automatically when a video is uploaded, or users can submit content to the captioning service from the media library. This service is offered at a fraction of the price of traditional captioning services.
Integrated Closed Caption Services
Ensemble Video offers several integrations with closed captioning services, allowing you to choose the option that best fits your institution's needs.
Using the Amara Caption Editor
Learn how to edit captions with the Amara Caption Editor in the Using the Amara Caption Editor article.
Learn how to upload captions by reading the Uploading Captions article.
Viewing Captions During Playback
Once captions have been added to a video, a CC icon will appear in the corner of the player. Click the button to toggle captions on and off.