Create original captions

Great! You've uploaded your video.

You'll see your video thumbnail, with some information about the video file you've just uploaded. In the middle of the page is a green “Create captions” button.

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Click on it, and you'll be presented with a series of options.

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Let's explore these options:


Auto Transcribe will automatically generate captions for you. We use speech recognition to generate a transcript, and create timed captions. Make sure to specify the correct language in the dialogue box that follows.


Import transcript allows you to import a Plain Text transcript in a variety of different ways:

  • Automatically (using audio) – uses speech recognition to align your transcript with the movie (Requirements: Enterprise plan)
  • On line breaks – inserts a caption break wherever there's a line break
  • On sentence breaks – inserts a caption break wherever there's a sentence break

Upload timed text – if you already have a timed text file (VTT, SRT or TTML), then upload it here.


Blank – this option allows you to start from scratch, individually creating and timing out captions.

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