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Hi, I am not native English speaker, and sometimes, I just can't understand some word. I think it would be perfect if you put English subtitles on your player. Today it is not so hard to implement this. Thanks

  • Daniel Konti
  • Nov 23 2017
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  • Cristian Galán commented
    5 Jun, 2019 06:10am

    Is there any news about this?

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    anthony james commented
    7 May, 2019 02:25am

    btw "Anthony, I highly suggest you pay a 3rd party crowd source to do that verification work for you.  In house is going to be too expensive in man hours." comment is way out of wack . It would have cost us over 200,000/year to outsource it. It is $1/minute and we have over 5,000 videos and all the content launching.

    The process would have been to long to outsource and way to expensive.

  • Sergio Sanchez commented
    21 Mar, 2019 09:40pm


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    anthony james commented
    21 Mar, 2019 09:33pm

    Transcripts and closed captions are launching in April.

  • Flo Wolfe Sharp commented
    7 Jan, 2019 04:23pm

    This is not only "nice to have," but required for ADA/Section 508 compliance. Your government and education customers need this. We are using a ton of Linux videos in our courses and having to transcribe them manually. Glad to know it's in the works. Accessibility is much easier if you plan for it from the beginning.

  • Jean Kindrick commented
    4 Jan, 2019 02:31pm

    Purdue Global University IT uses Linux all the time.  We desperately need written transcripts of videos to be ADA compliant!!  We are currently using videos and wondered when these will be available?

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    anthony james commented
    21 Dec, 2018 08:55pm

    This is in phase 2 of 8 phases of development FYI. Managing subtitles at scale with over 3,000 videos is a touch challenge, not to mention how often we have to update videos due to content updates on things like AWS. However, we have a good way to handle it and are working on getting this out. Should be by the end of q1!

  • Ernesto Penalva commented
    17 Nov, 2018 01:15am

    the course "coursera" created a community of translators. the students contributed to put subtitles in all the courses.

  • Pat P commented
    10 Nov, 2018 02:13pm

    How about allow students to help you in that task, so that we can add the subtitles, others can verify add different languages? You helps us learn, we can help you too. I would definitely work on that with you.

  • Cristian Galán commented
    26 Sep, 2018 02:59pm

    It would be nice if the subtitles would be in every media including if I download a video from android app, also the subtitle was downloaded to watch offline.

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    Richard Layton commented
    26 Sep, 2018 02:49pm

    Hello everyone, I just wanted to check in.  Are there any last suggestions or comments that anyone would like to make?  We are about to go into full swing for Transcripts.

  • Mirko Cancarevic commented
    29 Aug, 2018 06:24am

     Great, it would be nice that in the future students can add their subtitles (other language) and share with other students like Flash cards :)

  • Israel Cano commented
    29 Aug, 2018 01:53am


    Excellent, we are anxiously waiting for this to come soon.

    Thank you very much for your efforts!!

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    Richard Layton commented
    28 Aug, 2018 09:12pm

    Hello everyone, I just wanted to get you an update.  Development has started a new prototype video play for this feature!

    Best Regards,
    Richard Layton
    Video Services

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    Christophe Limpalair commented
    12 Jun, 2018 03:08am

    We are actively looking at options to have transcripts for newer & most popular content. We definitely understand that this is important, and we'll keep you updated as we make progress! Thanks for the submission.

  • Paul King commented
    28 May, 2018 12:33am

    I'll have to go along with Ken.  I have service-related tinnitus and have a hard time hearing or understanding some of the words and have to rewind/replay a sections of a lesson over and over to understand what is being said.  For example, sections that might take 7, 8 or 10 minutes can end up taking around a half an hour or more and entire courses can very easily stretch into weeks or longer.  Even a downloadable PDF transcript would be handy if subtitles aren't practical and might be a more desirable solution.

  • Ken Dobbins commented
    15 Jan, 2018 06:27pm

    As someone with mild to moderate hearing loss, I often rely on Subtitles and lip reading to fill in the blanks of what I am hearing. Often on the videos, some of the more specific terms are challenging to understand since they don't tend to go in normal conversation in the first place. Having subtitles would greatly improve the understandability of the videos for those of us with hearing challenges. 

  • Guest commented
    22 Dec, 2017 07:10pm

    This would be great for watching on 1.5 speed too!

    Anthony, I highly suggest you pay a 3rd party crowd source to do that verification work for you.  In house is going to be too expensive in man hours.

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    anthony james commented
    23 Nov, 2017 11:13pm

    It is a bit harder than one might think. There is automated tools for it but because of technology teams every single one has to be reviewed by a person. We also have to write the automation for it and go back to 4000 videos and add it to each one. However, we do have this planned. It just takes a while.