Following accessibility standards is a must for video content creators. It ensures people who have hearing impairments, speak different languages, or experience technical limitations can understand your videos. In some cases, accessibility is also required to be compliant with distribution regulations. This may seem like a burden, but with Artificial Intelligence, it can be a quick and easy process! Ready to get started? Here’s how to create accessible videos with accurate transcripts and captions, using Simon Says A.I.
Following accessibility standards is a must for video content creators. It ensures people who have hearing impairments, speak different languages, or experience technical limitations can understand your videos. In some cases, accessibility is also required to be compliant with distribution regulations. This may seem like a burden, but with Artificial Intelligence, it can be a quick and easy process! Ready to get started? Here’s how to create accessible videos with accurate transcripts and captions, using Simon Says A.I.
How to create accessible videos

1. Upload video and transcribe

Go to A.I. transcription site, Simon Says (SimonSays.ai), and upload your video file to a new project. Select the original language of your video dialogue and click ‘Transcribe’. The transcript will be ready in minutes! Add speaker names here to increase accessibility of the transcript/captions.

2. Translate captions (optional)

If you need captions in other languages, click on the ‘Translation’ button in the main menu and select the languages you want to display. Simon SaysWe supports 100+ languages.

3. Preview in Visual Subtitle Editor

Next, click ‘Export’ and select ‘Visual Subtitle Editor’. Here you can preview the captions, adjust line breaks, and make any edits. Simon Says will auto-sync the timecode for you too.

4. Export captions

Navigate to ‘Export’ and choose your preferred format. Simon Says supports popular file types, such as SRT and WebVTT compatible with social media and distribution platforms, as well as burn-in captions and all major non-linear video editing applications. This flexibility will allow you to format captions as needed (e.g. adjust background color, text size, position).

Hooray! You now have captioned and compliant videos, ready for distribution and consumption by your audience.
How to create accessible videos
Hooray! You now have captioned and compliant videos, ready for distribution and consumption by your audience.

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