Captioning your Wistia videos has never been this easy
Adding captions to Wistia videos is easy. All you would need beforehand is the transcripts; check out the ways to get transcripts for Wistia. So, when you have the transcripts here’s how you add them.
6 quick steps to add closed captions to your Wistia videos
Step 1: After you have uploaded your video to Wistia, go to your “Media Page”.
[This is where you get to play your video within your Wistia account.]
Step 2: Now click on “Video Actions” and select “Customize” from the drop-down menu.
[Located to the top-right corner of the video]
[The “Customize” panel will open]
Step 3: In the Customize panel select “Captions” and set it to “On”.
Step 4: To “+Add” your captions, you have two choices. Choose the “Upload” option.
[By choosing “Order” you can place an order for your transcript directly from Wistia, which would be $5 per minute of audio.]
[A pop-up window will open, navigate through your folders and select your caption file corresponding to the video.]
Once your captions are uploaded, you should be able to see the “CC” button on your video.That’s it; you now have successfully captioned your Wistia video!
Step 5: In your “Customize” panel, under “Captions” you should now be able see 3 options (namely Edit, Download&Delete) to the right of their respective languages.
[However, for some reason you aren’t satisfied with the way the caption has come out, say due to the way it’s synced with the audio, this isn’t the end. So, fret not.]
- Click on “Edit” to make change to the script & its time coding
- Click on “Download” to of course download the script to your computer/mobile
- Click on “Delete” to remove it completely
Step 6: When you are done with it and are satisfied with your captions, ensure “Captions on by default” is highlighted so that your viewers don’t miss it.
You are done…