Make Videos and Audios Accessible
Accessibility requires captions or a text transcript for video and audio.
Best practices for creating accessible audio and video:
- Script before you record. This practice saves time on transcribing scripts during
- Use a microphone when recording. A USB microphone is a good option. Using a microphone improves auto-caption accuracy, e.g. with YouTube..
- Avoid auto play option if you embed your video in your webpage. Auto play interferes
with navigation for users who use screen reader. The auto play mechanism may stop
a screen reader.
Suggestions for creating closed-captions:
Vendors who provide captions for a fee: