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7 helpful tools for adding closed captions to your videos


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7 helpful tools for adding closed captions to your videos

Closed captions are crucial for the viewing experience of lots of people: anyone who watched Game of Thrones and wanted to know what was going on, every person who likes those out of context Twitter accounts, people who want to watch videos on the subway but don’t have their headphones, multitaskers, etc. Most importantly, though, they’re a step toward accessibility for the more than 48 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the U.S., and millions more across the globe.

“Videos without captions are completely inaccessible to deaf and hard of hearing people,” Howard A. Rosenblum, the CEO of the National Association of the Deaf, told Mashable over email. “Why would anyone want to exclude that many people from their videos?” Read more...

More about Tech, Captions, Tech, and Consumer Techhttp://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/Mashable/~4/McqouJ-HSHI

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