Wistia: Add Captions to a Wistia Video

Step 1- Log into your 3Play Media account

3Play Captions Transcripts Login

 

Step 2- Select your file

Select the file associated with the Wistia video you have had transcribed.
When selected, the box to the left of the filename will become checked and the line will become highlighted in blue.

Captioned transcribed 3Play Media file list

 

Step 4- Click Request Download

Click on the Download button located above your list of files.

Click Download Button

 

Step 5- Download the SRT file format

From the pop-up menu click the download icon besides the SRT file format.

Wistia SRT file download

After clicking the icon, click Next and you will go to Settings.  For the SRT format, there will be no advanced settings so just hit Next.  

Next we can name the folder the captions will be saved to.  Also you can choose to be notified via email when your captions are done downloading.  Once you have configured your options, click Create Download.

Finalize Download

 

Step 6- Log into Wistia

Wistia login

 

Step 7- Select Wistia project

Click on the project containing the video you want to add captions to.

Select Wistia project

 

Step 8- Select Wistia video

Click on the video you want add captions to.

Click Wistia video

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Step 9- Video Actions > Customize

Click Video Actions and from the drop-down menu that appears, click Customize.

Wistia Video Actions Customize to add 3Play Media captions

Step 10- Upload Captions

After clicking Customize click Captions located on the left-hand side of the page.

Closed Captions for Wistia

Click Upload and then select the SRT file that was downloaded in step 5.

Upload SRT closed captions to Wistia

Once added the CC button will appear to all viewers who view the video within your account.
The closed captions will now be included with your embed codes, if you are using Wistia's SEO embed code type.

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