TechSmith Captions

Note: Captioning on a Mac in Chrome will not work, you must use IE or Firefox.

Adding captions to a screen cast is a simple 5 step process.

First, prior to creating your video you must select the Video with Captions option from the dropdown menu (email etmhelp@spu.edu to request this option if you don’t have it already).

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Step two, use the TechSmith Relay Desktop Recorder to create your video as you normally would. Once you have finished your recording, the preview should open up in the Desktop Recorder. Here you can give your video a title, a description, and do any of the trimming at the beginning or end of the video you may need to do. Once you are satisfied with your video, click Submit.

Step 2

As usual, you will receive a notification letting you know your video has been successfully submitted to TechSmith Relay for processing. Your video will not be published, however, until you edit your captions and publish your video.

Step three, check your email (the one you used to create your TechSmith account). You should have and email from TechSmith letting you know your video has been held for captioning. To edit your captions,  click on the link within the email message to be taken to the TechSmith Relay Caption Editor.

step 3

After logging in, you should notice your video listed as Held for Captioning under the Presentations list. On the right-hand side of the page, select Edit Captions.

Step 4

Step four, your video should now be open in the Caption Editor. If you recorded your audio narration, there should be captions already on the timeline. You may need to edit these captions, however, as they may not be 100% accurate.
**Please Note: The more you utilize the caption editor, the better the voice recognition becomes.

When you are done editing your captions, click Save in the lower right-hand corner of the window. Next, click Preview and Submit, in the upper left-hand corner of the window.

Step five, you should now be able preview your video with the captions. Select Publish, in the lower right-hand corner of the screen when you’re satisfied with your video.

Step 5

Your video should now resume processing. Once your video has fully processed and published, you will receive an email confirmation letting you know your video is ready for viewing.

Step 6

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