How do I create captions for new or uploaded videos in Canvas?
You can easily create and upload caption files when you add video content Rich Content editor.
Note: Canvas must render the video and create a URL link before you can create a caption file. If you try to add subtitles and the subtitle creation tool is not yet available, try accessing your video later.
Open Rich Content Editor
Open the Rich Content Editor using one of the Canvas features that support the Editor.
Open Media Comment Tool
Click the Video Clip icon.
Your video will appear in the Rich Content Editor.
Go to Subtitle Creation Tool
Copy the video URL provided in Step 1. Click the Go to subtitle creation tool button . A new tab will open in your browser window.
Note: Canvas must render the video and create a URL link before you can create a caption file. If you try to add subtitles and steps 1 and 2 are not yet available, try accessing your video later.
Enter Video URL
Paste your video URL in the Subtitle a Video field . Click the Begin button .
Add New Language
Click the Add a new language link.
Log in to Amara
Choose a method to log in to Amara. You can use one of your existing social media services  or you can create a new account .
Creating an account lets you save your video with the subtitles in case you want to change them or translate them into another language later.
Create your subtitles for your video using the instructions in the video window .
You can use keyboard controls to help you navigate through your video. To get more keyboard controls, click the more commands link .
For general guidelines regarding subtitles, click the subtitling guidelines link .
When you have made it through all three steps and are finished with your subtitles, click the Complete button. The caption file will save and redirect you back to the video dashboard.
Under the Language heading, click the name of the language subtitle file you created.
To edit your subtitles, click the Edit Subtitles link .
When you are ready to download your file, locate the Download drop-down menu  and select the SRT option .
Select Subtitle Language
Return to the video pop-up window in Canvas.
In Step 3, click the Language drop-down menu; select the language that matches the language of your subtitle file.
Locate Subtitle File
Upload Subtitle File
To submit your subtitle file, click the Upload button.