Transcripts and Machine Captions


File owners can order, edit, and delete captions for audio and video files. This service is provided by MiVideo using automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology. A searchable, interactive, transcript is also provided.


On the view media page:

  1. Select Order Captions from the Actions drop-down list.
  2. Choose the source language.
  3. Click Submit.

actions menu

Note It may take five to ten minutes longer than the length of the media to complete.

Warning Re-ordering captions replaces the existing caption files.


Access the edit tool by selecting +Caption Requests from the Actions menu.

Tip: if you don't see your captons, click the refresh link. 

Features of the edit tool include:

  • Labeling multiple speakers
  • Fixing spelling and punctuation
  • Changing the timing

Below is a video (14:34) produced by the vendor on using the edit tool.


Three files are created with a caption order, accessed by clicking +CaptionRequests from the Actions button menu item:

Caption file
Caption Tab
Attachments Tab
json file
Attachments Tab



Last Updated: 
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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