How to Caption an Ensemble Video

Follow these steps to add captions to your videos in Ensemble ( Media cosmos)

  To add captions to a video in Ensemble:

1.     Go to your library

2.     For the film you want to caption, click “edit”

Ensemble film that needs captioning.



3.     At the top, click “ Caption.”

The word


4.     Click “ Launch Amara editor.



Launch Amara

5.     Follow the directions on the screen. Amara has helpful tips on how to add and edit captions.


Helpful tips


6.     The bottom numbers show the time in the film, the rectangles with text show how long your text will be displayed.  

Rectangles


You can drag the edges of the text to make it display for a longer or shorter amount of time.

 

You can edit the captions by clicking the tool


Wrench tool 


When you are finished typing, check the timing by pressing play.



Then click “publish.”


Publish button



Keywords:closed caption, caption, ADA, accessible, ensemble, mediacosmos, how to caption, add caption,   Doc ID:73865
Owner:Christi C.Group:Rice University
Created:2017-06-07 09:34 CSTUpdated:2017-07-10 08:30 CST
Sites:Rice University
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