Overview


Common Questions

We at AST are committed to making your captioning workflow efficient and user-friendly. We’ve assembled How-To Tutorials, FAQs and background resources for you to follow. Review the questions for your industry to see how our CaptionSync services can help you out. If you don’t see your question listed, feel free to contact us.

Are you looking to add captions or subtitles to your DVD?  CaptionSync can provide just about everything you need.

We'll get the material transcribed, and generate line-21 closed captions and subtitles for Apple's DVD Studio Pro, Sonic's DVDit Pro, Adobe's Encore, Avid DVD by Sonic, MediaChance's DVD Lab Pro, and others.  Plus we have how-to videos to show you how to author them.  If you are an educational institution or government entity we also offer our DVD Transfer service were you just send in the DVDs and we take care of everything.
Do you need to deliver SD or HD captions to the head end?  CaptionSync can help.

We can take care of the transcription, caption file generation, and review.  We deliver industry standard SCC files for file-based MPEG ingestion, Omneon servers, or print-tape DV captions via Final Cut Pro 7.  We also offer Digital NLE Captions for print-tape captions for D1 directly from your Avid, Final Cut Pro, or Premiere.
Need iTunes U vodcasts accessible in iTunes, iPods and iPhone?

There are many ways to caption podcast content and CaptionSync can do them all.  We can do the transcription and generation of  SCC caption and/or subtitle files.  Furthermore we can provide direct integration into Prodcast Producer so that your media comes directly to CaptionSync, your caption results return directly into Podcast Producer and are automatically inserted in the video and pushed to iTunes U.
If you are looking to get the job done for just one lecture or an entire semester of lectures CaptionSync is well positioned to help you out.

We deliver formats for Echo360, Mediasite, KalturaPanopto, Desire2Learn, Ensemble Video, Tegrity, Brightcove, EduStreamElluminate, among others.  We take care of the transcription and generation of caption files.  We have direct integrations built into these products, resulting in an automated workflow that once set up, takes care of everything for you.
Do you need quality YouTube captions that won't get you into trouble the way speech recognition can?  CaptionSync will take care of the transcription using our professional stenographers, and the generation of caption files for YouTube.  We can handle the job whether it's just a couple of videos or your entire YouTube channel.
Do you need captions for Flash, JW FLV Player, Flowplayer, QuickTime, Windows Media, and/or Real?  CaptionSync can deliver any (or all them at no additional charge).

We take care of the transcription and the generation of caption files.  We can handle anything from a single 3 minute clip to an automated workflow that once set up, takes care of hundreds of clips per day.
Do you want to be able to jump to the precise point in the video you're looking to find?

CaptionSync delivers the data to make that happen. When your get your web media transcribed and captioned, you not only make it accessible, but you also get search data at no addition charge.  Various platforms and players use our data to empower video search.
Services You Should Consider
Transcription
Captions & Subtitles
Related How-To Tutorials
Video Search Example
Video Search in Action
Looking for a verbatim text transcript of the audio from a meeting, focus group, or the like?

English or Spanish, we can help you out with our standard three business day or one business day rush transcription.  The transcript will be emailed right back to you and we can handle anything from a single 3 minute piece to a large batch of focus groups.

Transcription only jobs do not contain timed caption or subtitle information in the text.
Services You Should Consider
Transcription
Need Spanish content transcribed and/or captioned?  Or English captions translated into Spanish?

CaptionSync can help you out in either case.  We offer Spanish transcription by professional stenographers (as well as English) or you can provide your own Spanish transcript for Spanish captions and subtitles.

Leveraging the timing from your original language captioning submission, our Translation Captions use either your own provided translation text or use our professional translators to deliver Spanish translated caption and subtitle files in all the same formats you originally received.
Are you looking to add captions or subtitles to your DVD?  CaptionSync can provide just about everything you need.

We'll get the material transcribed, and generate line-21 closed captions and subtitles for Apple's DVD Studio Pro, Sonic's DVDit Pro, Adobe's Encore, Avid DVD by Sonic, MediaChance's DVD Lab Pro, and others.  Plus we have how-to videos to show you how to author them.  If you are an educational institution or government entity we also offer our DVD Transfer service were you just send in the DVDs and we take care of everything.
Do you need to deliver SD or HD captions to the head end?  CaptionSync can help.

We can take care of the transcription, caption file generation, and review.  We deliver industry standard SCC files for file-based MPEG ingestion, Omneon servers, or print-tape DV captions via Final Cut Pro 7.  We also offer Digital NLE Captions for print-tape captions for D1 directly from your Avid, Final Cut Pro, or Premiere.
If you are looking to get the job done for just one lecture or an entire semester of lectures CaptionSync is well positioned to help you out.

We deliver formats for Echo360, Mediasite, KalturaPanopto, Desire2Learn, Ensemble Video, Tegrity, Brightcove, EduStreamElluminate, among others.  We take care of the transcription and generation of caption files.  We have direct integrations built into these products, resulting in an automated workflow that once set up, takes care of everything for you.
Do you need quality YouTube captions that won't get you into trouble the way speech recognition can?  CaptionSync will take care of the transcription using our professional stenographers, and the generation of caption files for YouTube.  We can handle the job whether it's just a couple of videos or your entire YouTube channel.
Do you need captions for Flash, JW FLV Player, Flowplayer, QuickTime, Windows Media, and/or Real?  CaptionSync can deliver any (or all them at no additional charge).

We take care of the transcription and the generation of caption files.  We can handle anything from a single 3 minute clip to an automated workflow that once set up, takes care of hundreds of clips per day.
Do you want to be able to jump to the precise point in the video you're looking to find?

CaptionSync delivers the data to make that happen. When your get your web media transcribed and captioned, you not only make it accessible, but you also get search data at no addition charge.  Various platforms and players use our data to empower video search.
Services You Should Consider
Transcription
Captions & Subtitles
Related How-To Tutorials
Video Search Example
Video Search in Action
Looking for a verbatim text transcript of the audio from a meeting, focus group, or the like?

English or Spanish, we can help you out with our standard three business day or one business day rush transcription.  The transcript will be emailed right back to you and we can handle anything from a single 3 minute piece to a large batch of focus groups.

Transcription only jobs do not contain timed caption or subtitle information in the text.
Services You Should Consider
Transcription
Need Spanish content transcribed and/or captioned?  Or English captions translated into Spanish?

CaptionSync can help you out in either case.  We offer Spanish transcription by professional stenographers (as well as English) or you can provide your own Spanish transcript for Spanish captions and subtitles.

Leveraging the timing from your original language captioning submission, our Translation Captions use either your own provided translation text or use our professional translators to deliver Spanish translated caption and subtitle files in all the same formats you originally received.
Are you looking to add captions or subtitles to your DVD?  CaptionSync can provide just about everything you need.

We'll get the material transcribed, and generate line-21 closed captions and subtitles for Apple's DVD Studio Pro, Sonic's DVDit Pro, Adobe's Encore, Avid DVD by Sonic, MediaChance's DVD Lab Pro, and others.  Plus we have how-to videos to show you how to author them.  If you are an educational institution or government entity we also offer our DVD Transfer service were you just send in the DVDs and we take care of everything.
Do you need to deliver SD or HD captions to the head end?  CaptionSync can help.

We can take care of the transcription, caption file generation, and review.  We deliver industry standard SCC files for file-based MPEG ingestion, Omneon servers, or print-tape DV captions via Final Cut Pro 7.  We also offer Digital NLE Captions for print-tape captions for D1 directly from your Avid, Final Cut Pro, or Premiere.
Do you need 708 HD captions?

For file-based transfer to the headend CaptionSync offers industry standard SCC files which can be directly injected into HD MPEG asset via tools such as Compressor 3 or.  These SCC files can also be used in Final Cut Pro 7 for HD print-to-tape via FireWire.  For print-to-tape captions with Matrox MX02 or Kona via Final Cut Pro, we can help too.
Need Spanish content transcribed and/or captioned?  Or English captions translated into Spanish?

CaptionSync can help you out in either case.  We offer Spanish transcription by professional stenographers (as well as English) or you can provide your own Spanish transcript for Spanish captions and subtitles.

Leveraging the timing from your original language captioning submission, our Translation Captions use either your own provided translation text or use our professional translators to deliver Spanish translated caption and subtitle files in all the same formats you originally received.
If you are looking to get the job done for just one lecture or an entire semester of lectures CaptionSync is well positioned to help you out.

We deliver formats for Echo360, Mediasite, KalturaPanopto, Desire2Learn, Ensemble Video, Tegrity, Brightcove, EduStreamElluminate, among others.  We take care of the transcription and generation of caption files.  We have direct integrations built into these products, resulting in an automated workflow that once set up, takes care of everything for you.
Looking for a verbatim text transcript of the audio from a meeting, focus group, or the like?

English or Spanish, we can help you out with our standard three business day or one business day rush transcription.  The transcript will be emailed right back to you and we can handle anything from a single 3 minute piece to a large batch of focus groups.

Transcription only jobs do not contain timed caption or subtitle information in the text.
Services You Should Consider
Transcription
Are you looking to have your web video discovered by search engines such as Google?

When you have your web media transcribed and captioned, you not only make it accessible, you also make it discoverable at no addition charge.
Do you need your CaptionSync captions or subtitles translated into another language?

Translation Captions make that happen by leveraging the timing from your original job.  Right after you receive caption or subtitle results you're happy with, you can add Translation Captions.  You can either use our professional translators (Spanish/English currently), OR provide your own translation text.  Thereafter you'll receive caption files in all the original formats you requested, with all the original settings such as caption line length, number of lines, etc.
Services You Should Consider
Captions & Subtitles
Translation Captions
Related How-To Tutorials
Using the Translation Service
Related Pages
Caption Translations
Do you need captions for Flash, JW FLV Player, Flowplayer, QuickTime, Windows Media, and/or Real?  CaptionSync can deliver any (or all them at no additional charge).

We take care of the transcription and the generation of caption files.  We can handle anything from a single 3 minute clip to an automated workflow that once set up, takes care of hundreds of clips per day.
Need Spanish content transcribed and/or captioned?  Or English captions translated into Spanish?

CaptionSync can help you out in either case.  We offer Spanish transcription by professional stenographers (as well as English) or you can provide your own Spanish transcript for Spanish captions and subtitles.

Leveraging the timing from your original language captioning submission, our Translation Captions use either your own provided translation text or use our professional translators to deliver Spanish translated caption and subtitle files in all the same formats you originally received.
Do you want to improve learning outcomes from your training?  Are you trying to sell your training material into government or education where accessibility is mandated? CaptionSync can help.

We take care of the transcription and generation of caption files for web media such as Flash, JW FLV Player, Flowplayer, QuickTime, Windows Media, and/or training DVDs.  We can handle anything from a single 3 minute clip to an automated workflow that once set up, takes care of hundreds per day.
Do you need quality YouTube captions that won't get you into trouble the way speech recognition can?  CaptionSync will take care of the transcription using our professional stenographers, and the generation of caption files for YouTube.  We can handle the job whether it's just a couple of videos or your entire YouTube channel.
Do you need captions for Flash, JW FLV Player, Flowplayer, QuickTime, Windows Media, and/or Real?  CaptionSync can deliver any (or all them at no additional charge).

We take care of the transcription and the generation of caption files.  We can handle anything from a single 3 minute clip to an automated workflow that once set up, takes care of hundreds of clips per day.
Do you want to be able to jump to the precise point in the video you're looking to find?

CaptionSync delivers the data to make that happen. When your get your web media transcribed and captioned, you not only make it accessible, but you also get search data at no addition charge.  Various platforms and players use our data to empower video search.
Services You Should Consider
Transcription
Captions & Subtitles
Related How-To Tutorials
Video Search Example
Video Search in Action
  • I was really blown away with how well your service worked on this series of jobs.  Many of the speakers in these videos spoke with thick, foreign accents.  I was truly impressed with the results. There were no problems whatsoever caused by the accents of the speakers.  There were cases that I could barely understand what the people were saying, but the captions ended up being dead on with the audio.  Truly amazing!
     
    Jamie B.
    Post Production Manager
    Karl Productions
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