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The Ultimate Section 508 Refresh Checklist

by Sofia Enamorado in Video Accessibility

On January 18, 2017, the U.S. Access Board released a comprehensive update to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act to address the ever-changing and universal nature of modern technology. The Section 508 refresh was a monumental step towards greater accessibility in the…

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Updated January 8, 2018
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What Apps and Cell Phones Are Caption Friendly?

by Sofia Enamorado in User Engagement

Practically everything we do today can be done on our cell phones. And because of that, we’ve become very dependent on them (soon they could become a part of us!). But while cell phones have made the world more accessible, how accessible…

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Updated February 6, 2018
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Articulate Storyline 360 Adds a Closed Captioning Feature

by Sofia Enamorado in How-To

  Adding captions to your presentations on Articulate Storyline 360 just got easier! With Storyline’s new closed captions feature you can seamlessly add captions to both video and audio. In addition, Storyline allows you to customize the font of your captions, show…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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How to Create A WebVTT File

by Sofia Enamorado in How-To

A “Web Video Text Track” file, also known as WebVTT (.vtt), is increasingly becoming a popular subtitle/caption file format. It originated in 2010 by the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG), to support text tracks in HTML5. How is WebVTT different…

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Updated February 21, 2018
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How to Add Captions Using Vimeo and Adobe Premiere Pro

by Sofia Enamorado in How-To

  Video creators rejoice! Vimeo’s new panel allows you to seamlessly upload your Adobe Premiere Pro videos straight into your Vimeo account. With around 280 million subscribers and 715 million monthly views, Vimeo is a powerful video platform to use for your…

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Updated February 6, 2018
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How to Create a SRT File

by Sofia Enamorado in How-To

A “SubRip Subtitle” file, also known as SRT (.srt), is one of the most common subtitle/caption file formats used. It originated from the DVD-ripping software SubRip, which “rips” (extracts) subtitle and timings from videos. In captioning, a text file format is used,…

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Updated February 21, 2018
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How to Make YouTube Videos Accessible and Interactive with One Click

by Lily Bond in How-To

With 300 hours of video being uploaded every minute, YouTube is a treasure trove of incredible video content that you may want to use on your site or in your course. But what if the video owner hasn’t added captions? Well, you’re…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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How Do I Add Captions to My Videos?

by Lily Bond in How-To

So you have a video – but how do you add captions? There are three main ways to associate a caption file with a video: Upload Captions as “Side Car” Files The most common way to add captions to your videos is…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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The Best Way to Add Closed Captions to Vimeo Videos: 3Play Media Integration

by Emily Griffin in How-To

  There’s a new way to caption Vimeo videos that’s easier than ever before. We’re thrilled to announce a seamless new integration between Vimeo and professional captioning company 3Play Media. About the Vimeo Captioning Integration Vimeo is a popular alternative to YouTube…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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How to Add Subtitles to Videos in Final Cut Pro 7 & Final Cut Pro X

by Emily Griffin in How-To

Think you know how to add captions to videos in Final Cut Pro? Think again. The latest version of Final Cut Pro (Version X) has a completely different process for adding captions or subtitle tracks to video. If you’ve upgraded to the…

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Updated January 4, 2018

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

by Emily Griffin in How-To

Whether you’re new to video editing or you manage a professional video library, adding captions should be one essential skill in your arsenal. Closed captions are the time-synced text that reflect the speech and essential sounds of a video as it plays.…

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Updated January 4, 2018
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How Do Video Subtitles & Closed Captions Work on iPhones, iPads, & iPods? [FREE GUIDE]

by Emily Griffin in How-To

Mobile video viewing has grown 400% in only 2 years. It’s estimated that over half of all web video views happen on mobile now. And Apple devices like the iPhone and iPad continue to dominate the mobile phone and tablet markets in…

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Updated January 4, 2018