Do you want to enable Subtitles/Closed Captions (CC) on YouTube videos and save YouTube video Transcript to your computer? You’re in the right place. In this tutorial, I will guide you step-by-step on how to do.
There are two types of captions on YouTube (1) Captions/Subtitles that a video creator manually creates and uploads (2) Auto-generated captions that YouTube automatically generates for you by detecting the language of video. YouTube claims that the auto-generated captions have 95% accuracy rate. The audio quality should be good and accents should be clear.
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- How to Enable Subtitles/Closed Captions (CC), and Auto-Generated Captions on YouTube
- How to Save the Transcript of YouTube Video to Your Computer
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01. How to Enable Subtitles/Closed Captions (CC), & Auto-Generated Captions on YouTube
In this section, I will guide you on how to enable Subtitles/Closed Captions (CC), and Auto-generated Captions on YouTube videos.
- First of all Sign In to YouTube with your Gmail ID.
- Click on the Notifications (Bell icon) located at the top-right corner.
- Click on the Settings icon.
- Click on the Playback and performance tab.
- Go to “Subtitles and Closed Captions” and tick the options Always show captions and Include auto-generated captions (when available).
- Now open a video on YouTube and click on the CC Icon to make the subtitles/captions visible, as shown below.
02. How to Save the Transcript of YouTube Video to Your Computer
In this section, I will guide you step-by-step on how to save the Transcript of YouTube video to your computer.
- To open the Transcript of a YouTube video click on the Three Horizontal Dots located just below the Title.
- Click on the Show transcript.
- You can see the Transcript of video with timestamps.
- To remove the timestamps click on the Three Vertical Dots.
- Click the Toggle Timestamps.
- Select the text of the Transcript using your mouse.
- Right click on the selected text & click on the Copy.
- Paste the Transcript text on Transcription Editor, MS Word, Notepad or WordPad.
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Meer Basit is the founder of Meer’s World. He’s been running the show since launching the blog back in 2018. By background he is a computer scientist. Primarily, he creates content around blogging (WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr), SEO, affiliate programs, earn-online, reviews, eCommerce, & technology. He has got years of professional experience in web programming, computer programming, databases, data warehousing, & transcription. In general, he likes traveling, gardening, creating TikToks(@iammeerbasit), watching movies, is a passionate cricketer, creative writer, and a GSD lover.