How-to Add Automatic Closed Captioning to a YouTube Video
Hello, my name is Torie and today I will show you how to create Closed Captioning in YouTube. In order for videos in Blackboard to be ADA compliant, instructors must include a full transcript or closed captioning with a video. YouTube provides automatic closed captioning to uploaded videos. To receive automatic closed captioning to uploaded videos, select “My Channel” in the top-left drop-down arrow on your YouTube page. Then select "My Channel." On this page, you should see all of the videos that you have loaded to your YouTube channel. Select “Video Manager” at the top of the page. Next to the video you want to add captions or subtitles to, click the drop-down menu next to the “Edit” button. Then, select “Subtitles and CC” Next to your video, you should see a link titled “Add new subtitles or CC.” If you have already set settings in your YouTube page to automatically set closed captioning, you will see that here.
To add new subtitles or CC, click the drop down menu and choose the language that is most spoken in the video
After you have selected a language, it will set the language for you Give YouTube some time to generate your closed captioning. It might take anywhere from 10 minutes to 24 hours before your closed captioning is ready. To learn to edit the automatically generated closed captioning, watch our video on How-to Edit YouTube Closed Captioning.
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