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How do I automatically generate captions for my video?

You will learn how to automatically create captions for your video and audio files which are hosted in ShareStream. Keep in mind that these captions are computer-generated and require editing to make them accurate.

What do you want to do?

I want to create captions as I upload a new video in Pick-n-Play.

1. Add the ShareStream Pick-n-Play block.

Read this guide to learn how to add the pick-n-play block.

pick n play block
pick n play link selected.

3. Click on the Upload button.

Click on the Yes button if you want to copy videos from another course.

upload button selected.

4. Drag your video file to the file upload area.

You can upload a maximum of 10 files per batch. However, the more you upload, the longer you will have to wait.

file dragged to upload area.

5. Click on Publish Asset when the processing is complete.

Depending upon the video file size and length you may have to wait 30 minutes or more.

At this time, you can change the title, description and contributor if desired.

Publish Asset link is selected.

6. Click on Publish Asset.

Publish Asset button is selected.

7. Select the desired video.

video is selected.

8. Click on Generate captions.

Note: it may take a few hours to generate the captions, depending upon how busy the ShareStream servers are.

Generate captions button is selected.

Later, when you return to the Pick-n-Play block, the video should have captions.

However, remember that these are computer-generated and will likely require editing in order to make them useful to your students.

I want to create captions as I upload a new video in Media Manager.

1. Add the ShareStream MediaManager block to your course.

mediamanager block
MediaManager link is selected now.

3. Click on Login.

Click on the Login button.
Uploader link selected.

5. Drag your video file to the upload area.

file dragged to upload area

6. Check the Select All box.

Select All box is selected.

7. Click on the Generate captions button.

Generate Captions button selected.

8. Click on Publish Asset.

Note: Before you publish, now is a good time to change the title, description and contributor if desired.

Publish Asset button is now selected.

Your video will be captioned with computer-generated captions. They should be edited for accuracy. It may take a few hours for the captions to be created.

9. Type the start of the name of your course.

search field is selected.

10. Select the name of your course from the list.

course title is selected.

11. Click on Publish Asset.

Publish Asset button is selected for your course.
I want to create captions for a video which is already in ShareStream.
sharestream pick-n-play link is selected now.

2. Select the desired video.

the desired video is selected.

3. Click on Generate captions.

Note: it may take a few hours to generate the captions, depending upon how busy the ShareStream servers are.

Generate captions button is now selected.

Later, when you return to the Pick-n-Play block, the video should have captions.

However, remember that these are computer-generated and will likely require editing in order to make them useful to your students.

Article Summary

You have now learn how to automatically generate captions for your video or audio in ShareStream.