Adobe Captivate 2017: How To Add Closed Captions To Videos?

Adobe Captivate 2017: How to add closed captions to videos

Adobe Captivate 2017 has come up with a new feature, adding closed captions for videos.

In Captivate, we can insert video either as an Event or Multi-Slide Synchronized Video. To add closed captions, we need to insert video as Multi-Side Synchronized Video.

Let’s see the steps to add closed captions to a video:

Step 1

  • Go to Media tab in captivate ribbon and select Video option from the drop down list.Adobe Captivate 2017: How to add closed captions to videos

Step 2

  • Now, select the Multi-Slide Synchronized Video.Adobe Captivate 2017: How to add closed captions to videos

Step 3

  • Click on the Browse button to select the video file and then click OK.Adobe Captivate 2017: How to add closed captions to videos-2

Step 4

  • Next, click on Edit Video Timing option.Adobe Captivate 2017: How to add closed captions to videos-2

Step 5

  • Now, click on Closed Captioning tab on top of the window.Adobe Captivate 2017: How to add closed captions to videos

Step 6

  •  Place the cursor at the desired position on the video timeline to add the closed captions.Adobe Captivate 2017: How to add closed captions to videos

Step 7

  • Then, click on the plus (+) sign and add the closed caption text.Adobe Captivate 2017: How to add closed captions to videos

Step 8

  • Enter your text in the caption field.Adobe Captivate 2017: How to add closed captions to videos

Step 9

  • You can also format the text by clicking on CC settings button.Adobe Captivate 2017: How to add closed captions to videos

Step 10

  • In this settings, you can customize the font typealignmentsizecolorposition, etc.Adobe Captivate 2017: How to add closed captions to videos

Step 11

  • Here, you can see a checkbox, Show Closed Captions. Unless you check this box, the closed caption feature is not enabled in the published course.Adobe Captivate 2017: How to add closed captions to videos

Step 12

  • Finally click on Apply and Close to save your CC settings.Adobe Captivate 2017: How to add closed captions to videos

 

Hence with these improvements in Adobe Captivate 2017, you can customize the closed captions to your videos and make it a fully responsive e-Learning course.

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