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How to Add Subtitles to Video in Adobe Premiere Pro & Adobe Encore

by Kelly Mahoney in How-To

Adding Captions in Adobe [Free How-To Guide] Whether you’re new to video editing or you manage a professional video library, exporting and uploading captions should be an essential skill in your arsenal. Learning how to add subtitles to video in Adobe Premiere…

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Updated July 19, 2022

How to Add Audio Description to YouTube Videos

by Elisa Lewis in How-To

Add Audio Description to YouTube Videos More than 1 billion hours of videos are watched on YouTube each day. 71% of people with disabilities leave a website immediately if it’s not accessible. You don’t have to be a mathematician to understand these…

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May 12, 2022

How to Start a Podcast: Allied as a Framework

by Rebecca Klein in How-To

  Download the Checklist: How to Start a Podcast   If you’re wondering how to start a podcast, then you’re in the same position we were in not too long ago. 3Play Media has always valued the power of meaningful content. From…

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Updated February 24, 2022

How to Force YouTube Closed Captions & Subtitles ‘On’

by Elisa Lewis in Video Accessibility

Have you ever wondered how to add captions to your organization’s Youtube videos, or wished that you could make people watch your video with captions? Well, we can show you just how to do that! There are a few possible reasons you…

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Updated December 10, 2021

How to Remove YouTube’s Automatic Captions

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

After uploading a video to YouTube, you may notice that YouTube’s automatic captions are turned on. Regardless of whether you’ve uploaded your own captions or have created captions with YouTube’s transcription interface, the platform will still display auto captions as an option…

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Updated December 6, 2021

How to Translate Videos into Foreign Languages

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

As the world continues to become more interconnected, it’s important to create content that has the ability to reach a global audience – which often entails translating your video content to a foreign language. Technology has given people around the world access…

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Updated December 6, 2021

The Difference Between 608 and 708 Captions

by Kelly Mahoney in How-To

  NOTE: CEA stands for Consumer Electronics Association. EIA stands for Electronic Industries Alliance, the group which first developed the standard for captions. The EIA is no longer in operation, but CEA (one of its branches) is still active. Currently, two standards…

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September 15, 2021

Transcribing Audio Content: Resources and How-To

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

  Free Ebook: Discover the Benefits of Transcribing Online Video   If you want to transcribe audio content, then you’ve come to the right place. Whether you choose to use a third-party transcription service or DIY (do it yourself), it’s important to…

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Updated February 28, 2022

WebVTT Captions: How to Create a Web Video Text Track File

by Rebecca Klein in Video Accessibility

Create your own WebVTT Files [Free Guide] A “Web Video Text Track” file, also known as WebVTT (.vtt), is a popular subtitle and caption file format. WebVTT was created in 2010 by the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG) to support…

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Updated May 20, 2022

How to Create an SRT File

by Kelly Mahoney in Video Accessibility

Create your own SRT files [Free Template] An SRT file is one of the most common file formats used in the process of subtitling and/or captioning. ‘SRT’ refers to a ‘SubRip Subtitle’ file, which originated from the DVD-ripping software by the same…

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Updated June 1, 2022

How to Live Stream an Event in 6 Steps

by PJ Taei in Video Accessibility

Live streaming allows you to broadcast videos online in real-time. From concerts to conferences, webinars to fitness classes, live streaming has become standard practice across the world. In fact, there was a 300% growth in live streaming events between March and August 2020. This…

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Updated August 19, 2021

4 Tips for Creating an Accessible and Engaging Virtual Graduation

by Elisa Lewis in Video Accessibility

Graduation is a big milestone for students and their families and every year, colleges and universities prepare to ensure the ceremony is as special as possible. After a long and arduous academic year, students feel rewarded for their hard work and dedication…

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March 26, 2021