How do I add captions to Arc media in Bridge?

Document created by Bridge Doc Team Employee on Apr 28, 2017Last modified by Bridge Doc Team Employee on Jun 30, 2017
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As an author, you can add caption files to a video or audio file that you own in Arc. The most common file type is an SRT file, though Arc also supports VTT files, which are more user-friendly for mobile devices.

If you need help creating a captioned file, you can use a captioning site such as Amara to easily create captions for your video or audio files.

Open Arc

Open Arc

In the Tools menu [1], click the Arc link [2].

View Uploads

View Uploads

Click the title of the media you want to view.

Upload Captions

  Upload Captions 

To upload a caption file, click the Captions tab [1] then click the language for the file you want to upload [2].

Select File

Select File

Locate and select the file on your computer [1]. Click the Choose or Open button [2].

View Captions

  View Captions 

Your uploaded caption will appear in the Manage Captions section [1].

To upload a caption file in a new language, click the button for that language [2].

View Caption Options

View Caption Options

To view options for a caption, click the Options icon [1]. You can download [2], replace [3], or delete [4] any caption file.

Enable Captions

Enable Captions

To toggle captions, click the Captions icon [1]. By default, captions are off.

To turn on captions, click the name of language you want to display [2].

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