Captions are essential for accessibility and make your videos more usable for everyone. Utah State University has relationships with a number of captioning vendors and resources to help you get started on captioning your videos today!
Consider the following benefits of captions:
- Access for users who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
- Better understanding for second language learners
- Ability to watch videos in noisy environments or when sound isn't an option
- Many users prefer them!
Getting Started with Captions
If you have videos that need captioning, there are multiple options for you!
For videos that are hosted on YouTube, you can edit the auto-generated captions that YouTube automatically provides as a starting to edit them so that they are accurate enough to meet accessibility standards:
Please contact accessibility services to setup a captioning account or answer any questions about captioning your videos: