How do I use the Canvas Studio Caption Request Tool to add captions to a media file?
Canvas Studio includes a captioning tool that generates a transcript file for your media files. The Caption Request tool transcribes the media file language with 85% accuracy.
You can also upload caption files for your Canvas Studio media.
Note: After Canvas Studio Media contains captions, other users can download the transcript of the media.
In your Studio account, locate the media you want to view on the My Library page , or using the search field .
Media that includes a captioning file displays the captioning badge .
To open the media file, click the View link .
Click the Captions tab . To request a caption transcript, click the Request button .
If the media file does not already have an associated caption file, you can use the Captions Request tool to generate a caption transcript. This tool automatically generates captions for your media with approximately 85% accuracy.
To select the language spoken in the file, click the Language drop-down menu .
To confirm your request, click the Request button .
View Caption File
In the Captions tab, the publish status displays . For captions to display in your media, you must review and publish the file.
To review and publish the file, click the Options icon . Then, click the Review and Publish link .
Review Caption File
In the Caption Editor, make any desired edits to the caption file.
To publish the captions, click the Publish button .
To close the caption editor without publishing, click the Close button .
Manage Published Caption Options
To manage a published caption, click the Options icon . To review or edit published captions, click the Edit link . You can also download , replace , or delete  any caption file.
Note: Canvas Studio caption files download as SRT files. After downloading, you can convert caption files into word processing files on most computers.
By default, captions are turned off. To turn on captions in the media, click the Toggle Captions On icon .
- The Toggle Captions On icon only displays if the media has captions.
- The captions icon is accessible from the Settings menu on screens that are 480px wide or smaller.