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YouTube Makes Caption Translation Easier YouTube Makes Caption Translation Easier

Google announced that it has made it easier to translate YouTube video captions into over 300 languages. “You’ll first need a caption track for your video, so if you don’t yet have one you can learn how to make one …

YouTube Says ‘Bienvenidos’ to Spanish Captions YouTube Says ‘Bienvenidos’ to Spanish Captions

It’s been three years since YouTube started providing captions for its video content, starting with English and eventually including Japanese and Korean. Today, the web’s top video site announced that it’s adding the first romance language to its collection of …

YouTube Adds More Caption Options YouTube Adds More Caption Options

YouTube began offering caption support in 2006. In 2012 over 135 million videos have enabled automatic captions. This is over triple the number from July of last year, when YouTube began offering speech recognition captions in Japanese. Automatic captions with …

YouTube Expands Auto-Captioning Program
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Whether they’re used for the benefit of the hard of hearing, people who speak a different language, or just folks who want to watch videos while at work or in a library, captions can be helpful in all sorts of circumstances.  And now, captions should become much more common, as all YouTube users will be able to take advantage of an auto-caption tool.

Hulu Captions Search a Preview of General Video Search to Come?
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Hulu has a new captions search feature available via Hulu Labs. The feature allows Hulu users to search the captions of videos across hundreds of different shows. Show and video pages now have a "Captions" tab, and search can be found there.

YouTube Launching Automatic Video Captions
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YouTube is readying the launch of an automatic captions feature for the site’s videos. This and a new automatic caption timing feature will make it easier for anyone to add captions to their videos, and will enable anyone to read captions on more videos.