Desire2Learn Capture: Add Searchable Captions to a D2L Presentation

After receiving an email notifying you that your captions are complete, follow the steps below to download your captions from your 3Play Media project and add them to your D2L presentation.

Step 1- Select your file

Once logged into your account, click on the file's name to open the file show page.

Select transcript

Step 2- Click Quick Download

Click the Quick Download icon.

SRT captions for YouTube download

Step 3- Download the SRT format

From the drop-down menu that appears click SRT from the Favorite Formats listed.
Once selected, your file will download to your computer in the SRT caption format.


If you have not yet configured your Favorite Formats, the drop-down menu will display an option to add favorite formats. 


Step 4- Select the presentation 

Sign into D2L and select the presentation to be captioned.

Desire2Learn captioning workflow

Step 5- Add the SRT file

Right-click on the CC icon and upload the SRT captions file that you downloaded in step 3.

Closed Captioning Desire2Learn

Note that the CC+ icon on the left is to manually add captions. The icon on the right is to upload a SRT file.

Next Steps-

Create a Self-Contained Captioned Presentation for Offline Viewing


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