Note: If you want to add captions/subtitles to your YouTube video, you must own the rights to the video. The video must be on your channel, not someone else's.
Step 1- Select the File
Once logged into 3Play Media you will be directed to the My Files page. Click the file's name to open the file show page.
Step 2- Click Download
Click the Download button on the file show page.
Step 3- Download the SRT format
Click SRT from the Web Caption Formats section.
Once clicked, the file will download in the SRT caption format.
Please note vertical caption placement is not supported by the SRT format. If caption placement was ordered for the file, instead of SRT, download the file in the webVTT format as webVTT does support caption placement and is also accepted by YouTube.
Step 4- Open YouTube Studio
Sign into your YouTube account, then expand the top-right menu and click YouTube Studio.
Important Note: YouTube Studio is the new version of Creator Studio, but your YouTube account may not have received this update yet. If YouTube Studio is not a menu option, click here for Creator Studio instructions.
Step 5- Navigate to Videos
Select the Videos tab from the lefthand menu. Click the video to which you would like to add captions to bring up its Details page.
Step 6- Select Video Language
Under Advanced details, select a language for your video if you have not done so already.
Step 7- Upload Subtitles/CCs
Click Upload Subtitles/CC, then select With timing and click Continue. Choose the .SRT file when prompted. Click Save.