How do I add captions to my video in ShareStream?

You will learn how to add a captions file to the video you have uploaded to ShareStream for use in your course in TITANium.

Follow these steps after you have already uploaded your video, after you have added the ShareStream MediaManager block to your course main page, and after you have created an SRT formatted captions file.

1. Enter your course in TITANium.

course main page

All blocks in TITANium 3.2 are located along the right side of the course main page. Or, if you are using a smaller monitor or on a phone or tablet, they may be at the very bottom of the course main page.

ShareStream MediaManager link is selected.
Is this the first time you have clicked on MediaManager in this course?

If yes, you will have see the MediaManager copy course media assets dialog.

2.1. The Copy course media assets dialog will appear.

Copy course wizard dialog.

2.2. If you have media in another course, tick Yes and type in page of the name of the other course.

Search field is selected.

2.3. Click on Proceed to copy those media assets.

Proceed button is selected.

2.4. Click on OK.

OK button is selected.

Your media assets have now been copied into the new course. This is useful if you want to use the same media assets in more than one course.

3. The MediaManager loads within the same page.

4. Locate the video or audio file where you want to add captions.

video file is selected.

5. Right-mouse click on select Add Captions.

Add Captions link is selected.

6. Click on Choose file.

Choose file button is selected.
the SRT file is selected.

8. Click on Open.

Open button is selected.

9. Click on 'Click to upload local file'.

Click to upload local file button is selected.

10. The file now has a (CC) on it.

(CC) now appears next to video title.
course main page link is selected.

12. Return to where you embedded your video and click on the play button for the video.

Play button is selected.

13. Click on the hamburger icon in the bottom right corner of the player.

Hamburger icon is selected.

14. Click on Show Subtitles.

Show Subtitles choice is selected.

15. The captions will now display in the video.

captions will display over video

Article Summary

You have now learned how to add a captions file to your video asset in ShareStream.