Upload Videos for Captioning from Dropbox and Box Cloud Storage

September 1, 2017 BY SOFIA ENAMORADO
Updated: January 4, 2018

It’s about to get cloudy up in here because…

We are excited to announce you can now upload videos for captioning and audio description via Dropbox and Box!

Our new cloud storage option will allow you to sync your 3Play Media and cloud storage accounts so that all you have to do is select the videos you want to get captioned or described.

How do I link my accounts?

Linking your accounts is easy.

Start by logging into your Dropbox or Box account. Next, log into your 3Play Media Account, and under Upload Media, you’ll see a new option, Cloud Storage.

In the drop down menu, you’ll see the option +New Linked Cloud Storage Account. When you click it, you’ll be able to select your Dropbox or Box account to sync.

synching 3play and box account

Now all you have to do to upload videos for captioning or audio description is select your Dropbox or Box account from under the Cloud Storage tab.

For more information, read our support articles.

The benefits of captioning and audio description

The main benefit to captioning and audio description is greater accessibility. There are around 48 million individuals living with hearing loss in America, and 22 million Americans who have some degree of vision loss. Captions and description give them access to content they otherwise could not enjoy.

But captioning and description also benefit a wider audience.

Captions and audio description provide better comprehension for everyone. They also give the viewer flexibility on when, where, and how they decide to consume video content.

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