This tutorial will show you two ways to improve the display and timing of closed captions created with MOVCaptioner.

According to the National Association of the Deaf, about 37 million people in the U.S. have some type of hearing loss. For those who have a hearing impairment, closed captioning is essential for ensuring equal access to information. This tutorial covers some of the guidelines in the Captioning Key for Educational Media prepared by the National Association of the Deaf.

MovCaptioner is a program from Synchrimedia (www.synchrimedia.com) that makes it easy to add closed captions to QuickTime videos on the Mac. MovCaptioner can caption movies with the following extensions: .mov for QuickTime movies that will be viewed on a computer with QuickTime Player or iTunes, and .m4v for movies that will be viewed on an iPod, iPhone or iPad.

You may already have content on your computer that you want to use in your video project. This content can be video clips, still images, or audio. To import video into Windows Movie Maker: Select the Import video link in the Movie Tasks pane. Find the location on your hard drive where the video files […]

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