Improve accessibility for your audio-video content by viewing and downloading transcripts.
Transcript View allows users to pair playback of a video file with scrolling captions. This introduces the View transcript option in the Media Player that allows you to download the transcript in .txt format or the caption track in .vtt format. The .vtt file provides time codes with the transcript text.
Note: Users can only download a caption if one has been added or auto-generated. If no captions have been added, a user cannot to use the transcript view option.
To view and download a transcript
- On your course homepage, navigate to anywhere that Media Player is available.
- Click on the video with the transcript you want to view and download.
- On the video screen, click Settings (gear icon) then click View transcript.
Figure: The transcript view while using Media Player from a module in Content.
- The transcript appears with the playable video in the upper-left corner. Click Download. Then click either Transcript (.txt) or Captions (.vtt).
Figure: The Download option displaying the Transcript and Captions download options.
You have downloaded a transcript or caption from your video.