Presentation on theme: "Using Free Tools at YouTube to Caption Videos Presented 6/19/12 by Lisa Wahl & Bridgett Perry, consultants to the AT Coalition at the Center for Accessible."— Presentation transcript:
Using Free Tools at YouTube to Caption Videos Presented 6/19/12 by Lisa Wahl & Bridgett Perry, consultants to the AT Coalition at the Center for Accessible Technology
Agenda What is Auto-Translate? Which videos are GOOD candidates for using the Auto-Translate feature to generate captions? How do I use it? Bonus: using the translate function for other languages Issues & Sources of Support
Web Tour: YouTube Good transcription: Ed Roberts http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW15TQrqBag Poor transcription: Laughing at the Disabled http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xql7w3xPC8Q&feature=related
Good Candidates for Auto-Caption Clear speech No accent Minimal or no background noise or music
After uploading (and waiting) the Machine Transcriptions will be available.
Selecting Caption from the previous screen takes me here. Notice + add new captions or Transcript button
Clicking on Add new Captions or Transcripts button from previous screen opens this form where it wants us to upload an available caption or transcript file. The Auto-Transcribe has not been created yet.
Differences with PC Notepad instead of TextEdit
Fine-tuning Showing captions by default –add this tag to your video: yt:cc=on (Edit your video/basic info/tags) Embedded video with captions by default – Directions at YouTube http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=140174 http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=140174
iDevice Issues YouTube is a Flash-based Player. The CC does not show up on an iPad or iPhone visiting YouTube. For captions to play on an iPad and iPhone: -ProTube HD $1.49 http://www.iclarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=19417 http://www.iclarified.com/entry/index.php?enid=19417 -Photon Flash Player Web Browser $4.99 http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/photon-flash-player- browser/id430200224?mt=8
Support From YouTube How to create captions and subtitles on YouTube http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=100079 For more information, please see these Help Center articles: How do I turn captions or subtitles on/off, or change languages? How do I add or edit captions/subtitles? Can I get help captioning or subtitling my video? From Others CaptionitYourself: Best practices and more at http://www.dcmp.org/ciy/ http://www.dcmp.org/ciy/
Alternatives Movie Captioner- free 14 day trial, then $99 http://www.synchrimedia.com/#movcaptioner http://www.synchrimedia.com/#movcaptioner Free software for subtitling including – Subs Factory for the Mac http://download.cnet.com/Subs-Factory/3000-13631_4-170418.html – Subtitle Workshop for Windows http://subtitle-workshop.en.softonic.com/ Professional captioning