How to Caption Your Udemy Videos at No Cost - Unofficial

Learn how to caption your udemy videos using this free, fast, easy to use method. Closed Captioning Tutorial.
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 33 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

This course is not sponsored by or affiliated with Udemy, Inc.

Closed captioning is a subtitling system designed to make television more accessible to the hearing-impaired. Unlike movie subtitles, which are intended to translate dialogue for people who can hear the rest of the soundtrack, closed captions need to convey all important sound effects, music cues, nonverbal expressions, and dialogue that occur as a program plays. Subtitles and closed captions open up your content to a larger audience, including deaf or hard of hearing viewers or those who speak other languages.

This course will show you how to caption your Udemy Videos using a very easy and Free process. You'll learn how to make a closed caption file using very advanced software, that is free to use. This course will take you through the entire process step by step. In this course, I'll show you how I personally caption my videos, and how to adjust and tweak the timing of your caption files. I'll also show you how to upload those caption files to your Udemy course. Plus I'll show you the many benefits of captioning your videos. This course is for anyone who produces their own videos and would like to open up their videos to a broader viewing audience. It's also for anyone wanting to stay ahead of the new FCC rules requiring Captioning for most broadcasters.

Closed captioning is encoded in a variety of ways, depending on the video format. But in this course we will be teaching you how to make the ".srt" file format, which is compatible with your Udemy course videos.

This course will show you how to:

- Find a free captioning method
- How to use the free captioning method
- How to fix the timing on you captions
- How to get the right file format for Udemy
- How to upload your new caption file to Udemy

What are the requirements?

  • You need access to youtube
  • you need a youtube account

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Caption your own videos
  • Caption videos for free

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone who creates videos should take this course
  • Anyone who wants more people to access their videos should take this course

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: An introduction to the Course

This is an introduction to this course on captioning your videos

Section 2: The Benefits of Captioning

Growing your audience is one of the benefits of adding captions to your videos.


Another great benefit of adding closed captions to your udemy course is Access.


One of the greatest benefits of adding a caption file to your video is the added SEO - Search Engine Optimization your course receives.

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What are the benefits of captioning?

Section 3: How to Caption your Videos for Free

A step by step guide on how to close caption your videos, using youtube's closed captioning tools.


How to set the timing on your closed caption file.

Section 4: Uploading your Caption Files to Udemy

How to move your caption file (.srt) from Youtube over to Udemy for your course videos.

Section 5: Bonus: Alternative Captioning Methods

Using SVR Captions to outsource your captioning. Need help captioning? This is an alternative.


A great piece of software for captioning your videos. Not a free method, but a good one.

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Instructor Biography

Gary Venrooy, Roku Developer & Clickbank, Amazon, eBay Entrepreneur

A very skilled professional, Gary VenRooy has been developing channels for Roku for 3 years now. He's currently the owner of RokuChannelMaker, and he has worked to help several clients get their channels into Roku's channel store.

When he's not tinkering around with Roku, Gary is a top Vendor for ClickBank and has been a part of their Premier program for several years. Gary has worked for ClickBank for nearly 10 years and has sold over a $1,000,000 worth of ClickBank product.

Gary is an eBay power seller, and also sells products through Amazon. He has been selling on eBay for over a decade, and on Amazon for the last 3 years.

Gary loves helping people make a presence for themselves online, and has worked with many companies and churches providing for them not only a website presence online, but also a video presence on YouTube and on the Roku.

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