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CAPTIONING ONLINE MEDIA An introductory guide for colleges and universities Mary Reilly Captioned Media Specialist Services for Students with Disabilities University of Michigan firstname.lastname@example.org 734.763.3035
Five Basic Steps 1. Download the video 2. Create a transcript 3. Generate a SubRip (.SRT) caption file 4. Add the SRT file to the video 5. Playback the video
YouTube Automatic Captions Transcripts have to be 97-100% accurate to be comprehensible to a reader. no classes in Nepal and nothing else that’s more inflation index is better than anyone
Terminology Open Captions Permanently displayed on screen Closed Captions [CC] Embedded in video; can be turned on/off Captions vs Subtitles Closed captions: English / native language Subtitles: Foreign Language Subtitles for Deaf/Hard of Hearing [SDH] Lay “over” the video file
Terminology Captions vs Transcripts Transcripts in and of themselves fulfill accessibility considerations. Captions not only display words as the textual equivalent of spoken dialogue or narration they also include speaker identification, sound effects, and music description.
Mac OS X, File Formats, & Players Macintosh vs Microsoft Windows operating systems Mac OS X recommended for videos / digital media MPEG4 / MOV video file formats High quality and half the storage space Playback on QuickTime Player Self-contained Video QuickTime Player (version 10 and 7) QuickTime Player 10 – used for audio/video recording QuickTime Player 7 – (older version) used to extract audio
Step 1: Download the Video There are several ways and methods to download videos off the Internet. Factors: Operating System (OS), Internet browsers A good summary to find a tool that works for you: “16 Alternative Ways to Download Online Videos ” http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/download-youtube- videos/
Download Videos via Web Services KeepVid: www.keepvid.comwww.keepvid.com Mac platform (free), Google Chrome (not supported)
Download Videos from Desktop YTD Video Downloader http://www.ytddownloader.com/mac/
YTD Video Downloader Example YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKq1LuzS1f8
Step 2: Create a Transcript Separate the audio track from the video a. Open MP4 video in QuickTime Player 7 b. Go to Window menu 1. Choose ‘Show Movie Properties’ c. Extract ‘Sound Track’ d. Save as ‘AUDIO [title]’ in folder with video
Extract audio file from QuickTime Player 7 YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rO4- QwtFtp4http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rO4- QwtFtp4
Professional Transcriptionists Medical transcribers Price: $.12-15 per line Send video/audio files via Skype Turnaround: 24-72 hours depending on length and priority
Step 4: Add SubRip (SRT) files to Video iSubtitle – http://www.bitfield.se/isubtitle/ ($20)http://www.bitfield.se/isubtitle/
Creating [SDH] Video in iSubtitle YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUpCAbXyWMM
Creating [CC] Video in MacCaption YouTube URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIE2bWQst00
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Step 5: Where to Play This Video? Course/Learning Management Software Course Tools (CTools), Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Moodle, etc. Videos can be uploaded to site Most videos are less than 50MB Flash Drive / CD Give hard copy to professor / student Be sure to explain how to view captions/subtitles in QuickTime Player
Five Basic Steps 1. Download the video 2. Create a transcript 3. Generate a SubRip (.SRT) subtitle file 4. Add the SRT file to the video 5. Playback the video
Questions? Mary Reilly Captioned Media Specialist Services for Students with Disabilities University of Michigan email@example.com 734.763.3035
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