Adding Subtitles or Captions to your videos is not a simple topic.
You have to consider:
the reasons you’re adding captions
if you’ll embed them into the video or give the viewer the option to turn them on and off and
there are a number of different ways that you can add subtitles - depending on which social media platform you’re uploading to or the software you’re editing with.
So in this video, I’m going to try to make subtitles simple so that you know why you’re using them, which type to use and how to add them to your videos in a way that best suits your workflow.
SKIP TO THE GOOD PART...
00:00 Introduction to Subtitles for Non-Videographers
00:40 Why Add Subtitles or Captions to Your Videos
03:04 The Difference Between Closed Captions or Embedded Subtitles and .srt Files
04:45 How to Add Subtitles to YouTube Videos
06:49 How to Add Captions to Twitter Videos
07:21 How to Add Subtitles to LinkedIn Videos
07:57 How to Add Captions to Facebook Videos
09:33 How to Manually Create Subtitles with Adobe Premiere Rush
13:08 How to Auto Transcribe Subtitles with Adobe Premiere Pro
16:17 Paying for Subtitles as a Service
16:28 How to Auto Transcribe Captions with Instagram Reels
17:49 How to Auto Transcribe Subtitles with CapCut
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