How to Add Subtitles to YouTube Videos

Hello Friends and welcome to the New articles of Techbrighter. Are you looking for How to Add Subtitles to YouTube Videos? if yes then you are in right place here in this post you will get all your answer. Adding Subtitles to your videos is a very difficult task. it takes too much time when your video is long. But adding subtitles in your video makes your content more engaging for other people to understand the video. By adding subtitles to your video you can reach a larger audience and they will be able to understand your language. You can add subtitles of any language.

How to Add Subtitles to YouTube Videos
How to Add Subtitles to YouTube Videos

Here in this post, we will share a very easy way to add subtitles to your YouTube videos, I bet that you will not face any difficulty while adding subtitles to your video if you follow this process carefully. Here’s a simple step-by-step guide on How to Add Subtitles to YouTube Videos for you. If you want details on how to transcribe your YouTube videos, you will find that at the bottom of the article.

Way to Add Subtitles to YouTube Videos while Uploading

We will use Youtube Studio in the web version because you cannot add subtitles in your videos by using the YouTube Creator Studio app. So you have to use Your Desktop for adding subtitles to your video. Now just follow the steps mentioned below to add subtitles to your video:

Step 1: First Open YouTube Studio and log into your channel. After that Click the Upload Videos icon, and start uploading your video. while uploading your video you will see many options like the Details, Rights Management, etc. When you click on Video Elements, you will see the option to Add Subtitles. Click Add Subtitles, and after that, you will see three options – Upload File, Auto-Sync, and Type Manually.

Step 2: Upload File: This option can be used when you have a file of that script that has been used in the video, you can also choose the With timing option

Step 3; Auto-Sync: IF You have a copy of subtitles then simply you can copy and paste your caption and YouTube will auto-sync your subtitles according to your video.

Step 4: Type Manually: This option looks difficult because here you need to add subtitles manually while watching a video.

After finishing all the steps now just check the subtitles and match the timing of the subtitles with your video. You can also change the timing by editing the timestamps. Now you can preview the resulting video with your subtitles and you can also edit the text again if there is any mistake in timing or any other error.

Now just publish Your video and you will see subtitles, and when it will be published on YouTube, you will be able to see subtitles below your video, and viewers can choose to enable or disable the subtitles, according to their needs

How to Add subtitles in already Published YouTube video.

Step 1: If you’re already logged into your YouTube channel, then click on the profile picture icon on the top right, then open Your channel. Here Click on Manage videos and choose the video on which you want to add subtitles.

Step 2: If YouTube has already transcribed your video, then you can edit these captions. But, the biggest problem here is that this text takes too much time to edit these captions. You have to add punctuations, break the paragraphs, and even also need to add full stops after every sentence, which will consume a lot of your time. To solve this problem Click on the three dots present on the right side and Edit Timings and click on the Clear text option. Here you will get two options to add subtitles, the first one is that you can t manually type subtitles of the video or you can also upload the file of subtitles by clicking on three dots and clicking the Upload File option.

Step 3: After completing the process, check the subtitles and match the caption with your video. You can also make changes in the timing by editing the timestamps. Then preview the final video with subtitles and edit the caption again if you find any other mistakes.

Now Your video will be played with subtitles, and after publishing your video on youtube you will be able to see subtitles written right below it, and your viewers can choose to enable subtitles, according to their choice.


So, these are some methods Add Subtitles to YouTube Videos. If this article has helped you then I request all of you readers that share this information so that others can also get help from this post.

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