Closed captioning has become an important part of online video distribution—it’s a best practice that makes your video content accessible to a wider audience. In fact, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) recently received an Emmy award for its standards work on accessible video captioning and subtitles.
MediaAMP makes it easy to add closed captions to your online videos. Simply upload a caption file (DFXP, SAMI, SMPTE-TT, or SRT) into your media object and update the file properties in the metadata panel for the new media file.
It’s possible to transcribe your videos and create the necessary caption files on your own, but that can be a time-consuming process. Many people find it easier and more efficient to use a web-based service that handles the transcription and creates the caption files for you. We’re excited to announce that we’ve developed an integration with one of the leaders in this area—AST CaptionSync—to make the process of captioning your videos even simpler.