YouTube: Order Captions within 3Play

To upload videos from your YouTube channel from within a 3Play Media project you must first link a YouTube channel to  a 3Play Media project.

See more information on linking 3Play Media and YouTube.

Step 1- Click Upload Media

After logging into your 3Play Media project, click on Upload Media located in the upper left-hand corner of the page.

Upload thePlatform videos for captioning


Step 2- Select Linked YouTube Channel

Click on Linked Accounts.and from the drop down menu that appears, select the linked YouTube channel.

Select linked YouTube channel for captioning

Step 3- Select Videos

After selecting the linked YouTube channel you will be directed to a feed of all of the public YouTube videos on this channel. 

Select the videos from the feed of the thumbnails that you would like to caption by checking the box to the left of the thumbnail. Notice as assets are selected the count within the Process button changes as videos are selected or deselected. 

YouTube videos requiring closed captions

Step 4- Click Process

Click the Process button located above your list of YouTube videos.  You will see a count of the number of videos selected.

 Upload videos from Brightcove for captioning 

Step 5- Choose Service

Select the default service English Transcription and Captioning to have 3Play Media create captions from scratch.
Select transcription captioning or alignment services

If you already have a transcript for your content, select Alignment Only.
See more information on 3Play Media's Transcript Alignment Service.  

Spanish-Latin American Transcription and Captioning, is NOT a translation service.  This service is used for Spanish content, that needs Spanish-Latin American Transcription and Captioning.  

See more information on 3Play Media's Spanish Transcription Service.

Select the desired service and click Continue.

Step 6- Select Turnaround Time 

Next set the turnaround service level and click Continue.

Select turnaround time for transcription of content

See more information on turnaround service levels.

Step 7- Select Folder Location

Select an existing folder to upload your content to or create a new folder for this batch.
Once a folder has been selected click Continue.

Select destination folder

Step 8- Review Order and Cancellation Policy

Review your order summary.

If you notice in your summary you would like to if you would like to change the destination folder, turnaround time, service type, or selected media files please go back and make the desired changes BEFORE clicking Place Order

Read the cancelation policy and check the box acknowledging that you have read the policy.

Step 9- Place Order

Once you have reviewed your order checked the box acknowledging the cancelation policy, click Place Order.
Once Place Order is clicked your files will begin uploading and will start in the Pending State.

Captioning transcription upload and place orde



Next step-

Add your captions or transcript files to your YouTube videos

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