Video captioning provides access to persons with hearing loss or literacy needs. For instance, multilingual people may improve their English language skills when video captions are available. 

Here’s a tip

Don’t simply rely on the automated option available on products like YouTube. It’s crucial to review and edit the results of captioning software, as Rhett’s and Link’s comedic sketches illustrate: Rhett and Link caption fail YouTube channel.

Another tip

Don’t forget to also caption off-screen action and sound effects that lend understanding for the viewing audience. Explore captioning further on AccessGA.

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