All items tagged with "closed captions"

How To Enable And Customize Video Subtitles [OS X Tips]

photo Rob LeFebvre, Cult of Mac

photo Rob LeFebvre, Cult of Mac

Many videos that you purchase these days via iTunes or other sources have subtitles, those little words beneath the screen that were created to help caption videos.

These can be useful for someone with a hearing impairment, or who reads a different language than the one being spoken in the video, to watch these during a movie.

In OS X Mavericks, you can easily get subtitles going in any supported video, and you can customize the way they look, as well. Here’s how to find out if your video supports subtitles, how to turn them on and how to change their look and feel.

Read the rest of this post »

YouTube App For iOS Gets Suggestion Overlays, Closed Captions For Streams

YouTube-suggestions

Google has today updated its official YouTube app for iOS to introduce annoying suggestion overlays that offer recommendations on what to watch next over the top of the video you’re currently watching. The update also adds closed captions for live streams, and more.

Read the rest of this post »