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How do I add captions to media in an Arc account?

You can add caption files to a video or audio files that you can edit 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.

Locate Media

In your Arc account, locate the media you want to view. You can view specific media in the My Uploads menu [1], or search for the media in the search field [2].

Open Media

Open Media

Hover over the media and click the Play image.

Upload Captions

To upload a caption, click the Captions tab [1]. Then click the language button for the caption 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

Your caption will appear in the Manage Captions section [1]. To upload a caption for another language, click the language 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.

Enable Captions

Enable Captions

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

To select a language, click the language you want to view [2].