edX – Captioning & Transcription

edX Captioning Overview

edX works with 3Play Media for captioning and transcription of video content. Click the link below to create a new account with 3Play Media.

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Accuracy and Quality

3Play Media provides captions and transcripts that are at least 99% accurate, even in cases of poor audio quality, multiple speakers, difficult content, and accents. All of our work is done in the U.S. by professional transcriptionists who are native English speakers. We specialize in educational content and our staff of 800+ transcriptionists have expertise across many different domains. Custom vocabulary and instructions can be added for every file, which further improves accuracy and quality. Learn more

Discounted Pricing

Services + FeaturesPrice
Captioning + transcription processing
Pay as you go: prorated to the run-time duration (1-min minimum)
$126 per recorded hour
($2.10 per minute)
Prepay >50 hours$114 per recorded hour
($1.90 per minute)
Prepay >500 hours$102 per recorded hour
($1.70 per minute)
Automated transcript alignment (captioning only)$60 per recorded hour
($1.00 per minute)
Standard turnaround (4 business days)Included
Expedited turnaround (2 business days)$30 per recorded hour
($0.50 per minute)
Rush turnaround (1 business day)$51 per recorded hour
($0.85 per minute)
Same day turnaround (8 hours)$114 per recorded hour
($1.90 per minute)
Extremely difficult audio
Poor recording, heavy accents, background noise, many speakers
$60 per recorded hour
($1.00 per minute)
Vertical caption placement$30 per recorded hour
($0.50 per minute)
All caption and transcript output formatsIncluded
Indefinite storage of your captions and transcriptsIncluded
Interactive transcript and video pluginsIncluded
Integrated workflows with lecture capture and video platformsIncluded
Captions and subtitles editorIncluded
Video search and clipping toolsIncluded
API accessIncluded

Top 10 Reasons to Choose 3Play Media


Premium Quality

Over 99% accuracy, even in cases of poor audio quality, multiple speakers, technical content, or background noise. All work is done in the USA by professionally trained transcriptionists.


Fast, Reliable Turnaround for Any Volume

We provide a range of turnaround options, enabling you get closed captions or transcripts within 2 hours. Our staff of more than 800 transcriptionists provide the capacity to consistently deliver on time – no matter how large your project.


Competitive Pricing

Our patent-pending technology optimizes the transcription process, resulting in very competitive prices without compromising quality.


Integrations with Video Platforms

Push-button simplicity with most video platforms and lecture capture systems.


Caption Import

Ability to import your existing captions or translated subtitles to convert to other formats or use interactive transcripts.


Interactive Video Plugins

We offer easy-to-use plugins that make your videos accessible, searchable, SEO-friendly, interactive, and more engaging.


Caption / Subtitle Editor

Although rarely necessary, you can make changes to your captions and translated subtitles on the fly after they have been processed.


Online Account System

Web-based account system with support for multiple departments, users, and access privileges.


Upload Flexibility

Flexible options for uploading your files: secure HTTP uploader, FTP, link pasting, API, and direct transfer from other platforms. Support for hundreds different media formats.


Wide Variety of Captions, Subtitle, and Transcript Formats

We offer captions, subtitles, and transcripts in over 50 different formats. We can also build custom formats.