Edit Captions for ADA Compliance

The Knowmia caption editor has a number of features that support the creation of ADA compliant closed captions.

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Open the Caption Editor

When the caption status is Ready for Edit, click the Options menu > Edit to open the Knowmia Caption Editor.

The accessibility tab of the Knowmia Caption Editor

Check if Captions are ADA Compliant

The ADA button shows if any of the captions don’t meet the guidelines for duration, always present, and between 1-100 characters. If any rules have an error, it will show a yellow exclamation point next to it.

The ADA compliance button which shows the guidelines for duration, always present, and between 1 and 100 characters

Split Captions

To split a long caption into two drag the play bar to the middle of the caption where you would like to split to occur. Click the Split Caption button.

The caption window with the button selected to split the captions

Merge Captions

To merge captions, hover over one of the captions edges. Click and drag it over the next caption until you see Release to merge.

Caption editing window with an arrow pointing in between two captions to merge them