How do I import captions to YouTube?
You will learn how to import/upload a captions file for use with your video in YouTube.
Follow these steps after you have uploaded a video to YouTube and you want to use a captions file (.SRT format) to provide accurate captions for your students.
1. Click on the Sign in icon in YouTube.
2. Click on YouTube Studio.
3. Click on the Subtitles link.
4. Click on the desired video.
5. Click on Add.
6. Click on Upload a file.
7. Click on Continue.
Tip: With timing should be the selection by default. The captions file you may have received from DSS or OET has timing, so leave With timing selected.
8. Navigate and select the captions file.
9. Click on Open.
10. Click on Publish.
Tip: If you notice any of the captions as needing fixing, you can edit them on this page and then click on Publish.
11. The captions are now available when users watch your video.
Be sure to verify that the captions play.
You have now learned how to upload a captions file (.SRT) for use with your video on YouTube.