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OK, I've got my transcript and my subtitle file. Now what?

Our last blog post discussed why you need video transcription for your website. New guidelines by the Department of Justice have moved ensuring accessibility of your online material from a nice-to-have to a real need. You’re onboard the accessibility train and you’ve got transcription services lined up to bring your website’s video library up to spec. Your completed transcriptions are starting to come in, and you’re ready to take the next step.…

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Subtitles and Captions: Apples & Oranges or Tomato/Tomahto?

Our last post discussed the difference between our Timestamps upgrade and our Subtitles & Captions upgrade, and what you get with each. We explained that, on our end, Subtitles & Captions are all one product; you order the upgrade, and we give you the whole range of subtitle and caption formats so you can download whichever one you need. But what, in fact, is the difference between subtitles and captions? Once you have all those downloadable files, which do you choose?…

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Timestamps and Subtitles and Captions, Oh My!

What’s the difference between subtitles and captions? What about timestamps? Do I need any of them? Help! When you order a transcript from CastingWords, there are several optional upgrades you may choose to apply. Today we’re going to look at two of them: Timestamps, and Subtitles/Captions. What are Timestamps? Timestamping is the simpler of the two upgrades, since it doesn’t involve any additional file formats. When you order timestamps, your audio is transcribed and edited by humans as usual.…

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