Getting Started with Video Captioning

Learn how to caption videos, caption formats, tools in this step by step course. Get Started Now !
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Instructed by David Mbugua Business / Media
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 37 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

Course Description

Today, the internet has become ubiquitous and many people want to earn a living working from the convenience of their home. Getting Started with Video Captioning endeavors to teach you the basics of video captioning with the aim of offering career skills in captioning that can enable you to caption your videos easily and fast, work as a contractor on either a full time or a part time basis within the comfort of your home. The course will endeavor to introduce captioning, ways of improving the reach of your videos, as well as improving methods used to improve the ranking of videos on search engines.

In this course, I will introduce you to Video Captioning, to help you improve the reach of your videos, to help you influence video ranking in search engines and help make videos more accessible.

Learn what captioning is, caption formats that are commonly used and then dive into a step by step approach of captioning videos using various tools.

Learn the essential skills require to work as a video captioning expert

Introduction to captioning

Captioning formats

Captioning video using YouTube

Captioning using Camtasia

Advancing your career in a crowded online environment

What are the requirements?

  • You need to download Camtasia Studio and Install it ! We'll cover this in Lecture 3

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn what captioning is
  • Learn how to caption videos easily and fast

Who is the target audience?

  • This captioning course is meant for newbies who are not familiar with Video Captioning and anyone that is looking to learn a new skill

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to Video Captioning
What is Captioning
Why are Captions Important
Section 2: Common Caption Formats
Overview of Caption Formats
Commonly used Caption Formats
Section 3: Captioning Videos Using Camtasia
Overview of Camtasia
Touring the Camtasia Captioning Interface
Manually Captioning Videos Using Camtasia
Automatically Captioning Videos Using Camtasia
Captioning Videos From a Transcript
Exporting Caption Files Using Camtasia
Section 4: Captioning Videos using Youtube
Automatically Captioning Videos On YouTube
Manually Captioning Videos On YouTube
Captioning Videos on Youtube from a Script
Exporting Captions from YouTube

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Instructor Biography

David Mbugua, Freelancer on Upwork

I'm the founder of Freelancer Insights, a blog with a vision to help anyone interested in making money online freelancing using proven techniques. I have been freelancing on oDesk since 2012 and over the few years that I have been working online I have learn a few tricks to make freelancing a worthwhile and profitable business.

Besides that, I’m a Veterinary Medicine Degree holder and also a self taught Video and Audio editor and Camtasia Expert with over 7 years experience. I am confident in using my skills to provide quality courses to those interested in learning something new.

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