In this article, you will learn how to easily subtitle/caption your videos online. The only thing you need for subtitling is an internet connection and a video with spoken text in it.
How to subtitle your videos automatically:
- Log in Type Studio.
- Upload your Video.
- Correct the transcript on the left side of the editor.
- Click in the "Subtitles" button in the top menu.
- Choose the subtitly style.
Get started 🚀
Create a Type Studio account
First things first: To create a Type Studio account click here or click here if you already have an account . If you have problems to create an account click here to get instructions on how to create an account.
Upload your video
After logging in, you will be directed to the dashboard per default. To Upload a video, click on the top left card that has a plus on it. You can now drag your video into the dropdown area or choose the video from your computer.
After you choose the video you would like to upload, we automatically start to transcribe your video. This process will take a few minutes. Please don’t close your browser tab while we are transcribing.
Turn on subtitles
After transcribing you now see your transcript of the left side of your window and your video on the right side. To turn on the subtitles, click on the subtitle icon in the navbar on the top of your window.
Show dynamic or static subtitles
After clicking on the icon a context menu appears. You can now choose if you want your subtitles to be static(2) or dynamic(3). To hide your subtitles click on the “none”(1) button on the left side.
Change the style
If the bottom of the subtitle context menu you can choose other colors for the background or the text. You can change the text color and the font family too.
Get burned in subtitles
To get burned in subtitles, hit the export button in the top left corner of your video. After clicking it the rendering will start. You will receive a mail when your rendering is finished.
To download the transcript, click on “Export Text” in the top right corner. In the dropdown, you can choose to download the .srt, .vtt, or as a raw text file. If you want to know how to add these files to YouTube or LinkedIn, take a look here.