Easy Subtitle Addition for YouTube Videos in 2022 (Auto & Manual) - Closed Captions

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This article is a summary of a YouTube video "How to Add Subtitles to Youtube Videos Automatically OR Manually in 2022 (& CC Closed Captions)" by Jennifer Marie
TLDR Adding subtitles and closed captions to YouTube videos can help reach a wider audience, improve ranking, and cater to viewers with hearing difficulties.

Key insights

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    Adding subtitles and closed captions to YouTube videos can significantly increase the reach and accessibility of content, allowing viewers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speak another language to engage with the videos.
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    Editing the transcript while playing the video allows for real-time adjustments and ensures the subtitles are synchronized correctly.
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    Using Grammarly can be a helpful tool to automatically correct punctuation and capitalization in YouTube captions, saving time and effort.
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    Using keyboard shortcuts and the pause feature can help speed up the process of typing captions for YouTube videos.
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    "Two minute affirmations: how to attract real love." - an intriguing topic that may spark interest and discussion.
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    By choosing the visibility option, users can make their captions private, unlisted, or public when adding subtitles to their YouTube videos.
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    Subtitles file types like .srt or .sub can be generated using websites like Rev or Otter.ai, providing an easy way to add subtitles with timing to videos.

Q&A

  • How can I add subtitles to my YouTube videos?

    — You can easily add and sync subtitles to your YouTube videos by editing the video, going to subtitles, and either manually adding captions or uploading a subtitles file with timing.

  • Where can I find the option to add subtitles to my YouTube videos?

    — You can add subtitles to your YouTube videos by clicking "Publish" and then the CC Closed Captions icon will appear, indicating that the subtitles have been uploaded correctly.

  • Why should I add subtitles to my YouTube videos?

    — Adding subtitles to your YouTube videos can help reach a wider audience, improve ranking, and cater to viewers with hearing difficulties.

  • Can I manually add captions to my YouTube videos?

    — Yes, you can manually add captions to your YouTube videos by editing the video and going to the subtitles section.

  • Can I upload a subtitles file with timing to my YouTube videos?

    — Yes, you can upload a subtitles file with timing to your YouTube videos by editing the video and going to the subtitles section.

Timestamped Summary

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    Adding subtitles and closed captions to your YouTube videos allows you to reach a wider audience, including those who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speak a different language, and you can easily add them through YouTube Studio.
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    01:30
    To add captions to YouTube videos, you can either upload a file, type them manually, or use auto-translate; for existing videos, go to the video's edit page, click on subtitles, and edit the automatic transcript provided by YouTube before syncing it to the video.
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    02:46
    YouTube videos can have subtitles added automatically or manually by editing the text, using Grammarly for punctuation and capitalization, and then syncing the captions with the video before publishing.
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    03:46
    Adding subtitles to YouTube videos can improve ranking, increase clicks, and cater to viewers with hearing difficulties; to add subtitles, upload your video, select the language, and choose between automatic transcription or manual typing while watching the video.
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    05:09
    Manually adding captions to YouTube videos allows for more control over the content and timing of the captions, but it is a time-consuming process.
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    06:41
    Type the words spoken manually, then use the auto sync feature to add subtitles to YouTube videos.
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    07:17
    Subtitles can be added to YouTube videos by editing timings, saving the track as a draft or publishing it, and after a certain time, the subtitles will be automatically synced to the video.
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    Easily add and sync subtitles to YouTube videos by editing the video, going to subtitles, and manually adding captions or uploading a subtitles file with timing.
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