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How do I request computer-generated captions for my video in Canvas Studio?

You will learn how to request computer-generated captions for your video which you have uploaded to Canvas Studio. This guide will also show you how to edit those captions before publishing them.

1. Locate on your video in Canvas Studio.

Video thumbnail displayed

2. Hover your mouse over the thumbnail and click on View.

Select button selected

3. Click on Captions tab.

Captions tab is selected

4. Click on the dropdown menu.

dropdown menu selected language

5. Select English.

English is selected

6. Click on Request.

Request button selected

7. Video is queued.

Queued message displayed

8. You will receive an email.

Don't click on the link in the email, as it likely will not work for CSUF faculty. Instead, just return to the video in Studio.

Email message stating that captions are ready for review

9. Click on Review & Publish (after you have returned to your video in Studio).

Review & Publish button selected

10. Edit the captions as needed.

Be sure that the captions make sense for someone with low hearing or a student with the sound turned off or in a room too loud to hear well. Captions are also great if the audio is unclear or the quality poor.

captions field selected to edit text

11. Click on Publish.

Publish button selected

Article Summary

You have now learned how to request computer-generated captions for your video in Canvas Studio. To access the captions, click on the Gear icon and select English.

CC button now available on video player.