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How do I add, edit, delete, and manage captions?

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3.0 - Updated on 2021-08-17 by Sara Viray

2.0 - Updated on 2021-04-21 by Judy STERN

1.0 - Authored on 2021-01-26 by Nga Willa Chan

All videos uploaded to Kaltura have automatic machine captioning. If professional captioning for a DSP accommodation is needed, please consult the DSP Office Faculty FAQs

Only owners and co-editors of a Kaltura media can edit and manage captions.


Editing captions:

It is a good idea to edit the machine captions that are provided for your videos, to make them more useful to viewers who play them or search for content in them.

To learn how to edit captions, see either the YouTube video Revising Kaltura Auto Captions (bCourses-specific) or the vendor documentation for Editing Captions.


Managing captions

Please see the vendor documentation on how to upload and manage captions. It covers:

When reading vendor documentation, please be aware of the following:


In addition, you can toggle whether a caption file is displayed as an option on the player (i.e. listed when viewers click the CC control). Note that this is not covered in the vendor documentation, and that the following icons can be found in the Actions column.