Import or Export Captions

If you have a caption file created in Camtasia or another program, you can import and add it to your video on Screencast.com. Additionally, you can export the captions on Screencast.com for archiving or to use in another program.

 

To import a caption file, it must be saved in one of the supported file formats: .srt, .sbv, .sami, .vtt, or.ttml.

Import a Caption File

  1. Navigate to the View Page of a video in your library.
  2. In the Media Details panel, click the Edit button in the Captions section.
  3. The video opens in the Caption Editor. Click the Import button.
  4. Select the caption file and click Open.
  5. The captions are added to the timeline. Click the the Preview button to view the captions with the video.
  6. Make any necessary edits to the imported captions.
  7. When you're ready to make the captions available on the live video, click Save & Exit.

The video's View Page opens. Play your video and click the CC button in the player to display the captions.

 

Export a Caption File

  1. Navigate to the View Page of a video in your library.
  2. In the Media Details panel, click the Edit button in the Captions section.
  3. The video opens in the Caption Editor. Click the Export button.
  4. Select a file format from the dropdown and click Export.

The caption file is sent to the default Downloads folder on your computer.

 

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