*Any of these methods can be used when you have a video file available for upload.
Watch a Video: Automatic Captions
Watch a Video: Captioning with Transcript
Watch a Video: Transcribe and Autosync
Type what you hear in your video, making sure each caption is not to long (Amara recommends a max of 42 characters per line)
Use the timing ruler provided to set the timing for each caption.
Watch a Video: New Subtitles
* This is the method you must use for videos created in Canvas or in other cases where you only have a URL link for your video.
Watch a Video- Closed Captions: Getting Started in Amara
Use keyboard controls to set timing for your captions OR
Use the timing ruler to move the caption boxes to match the appropriate timing.
Watch a Video- Syncing in Amara
Review video to make sure captions are complete and correct.
Publish the captions.
Upload your captions to your video.
Watch a Video - Publishing your Captions