Generate Captions with Speech-to-Text

Learn how to leverage the built-in speech-to-text transcription feature to generate closed captions for a Knowmia video.

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Open Accessibility Options

From the video Watch page, click the Accessibility tab below the video. Note: The Accessibility tab is not available for videos added via YouTube.

Accessibility tab below the video within the video watch page

Generate Speak to Text Captions 

Click Add Caption Track, select Speech-to-Text, and click Apply.

In the accessibility tab, the cursor selects the Add Caption Track button
In the Add New Caption Track dialog window, select Speech-to-Text and click Apply

Accessibility Options

The Accessibility section keeps track of the status, and an email is sent when the captions are ready for review.

Knowmia accessibility tab with the Caption status decribed as 'Transcribing'

Publish Captions

When the status says Ready for Edit, click the option menu and either Publish the captions directly to your video without reviewing them, or choose Edit to open the Knowmia Caption Editor.

Arrow pointing to the 'Edit' button to edit the captions if necessary