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How do I upload captions to a video in Canvas Studio?

You will learn how to upload a captions file to your video in Canvas Studio.

There are two files types which can be uploaded as captions: SRT and VTT.

Tip: Although this sample video is actually a YouTube video, it can be linked within Studio and captions can be added. This is a good way to add captions to a YouTube video you want to use in your course.

The Secret Life of Bluebirds thumbnail displays.

2. Hover over the video and click on View.

View button selected

3. Click on the Captions tab.

Captions tab selected

4. Click on English.

English button selected
SRT file selected

6. Click on Open.

Open button selected

7. The captions file has now been uploaded.

Captions have been uploaded
How do I view the captions when I play the video?

1. Click on the Gear icon.

Gear icon selected

2. Select Captions.

Captions selected

3. Select English.

English selected

4. When you click on Play, the captions now display.

captions display

Article Summary

You have now learned how to upload a captions file to your video in Canvas Studio.