Create Subtitles & Closed Captioning For Video

Closed Caption Creator is a high-end subtitle editor that makes it easy to create closed captioning, subtitles, and transcripts.

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Automatic Subtitles

Automatically generate up to 95% accurate subtitles, closed captioning, and transcripts.

Automatic Translation

Automatically translate your subtitles, and closed captioning to 100+ languages.

Desktop & Web

Available for Windows 7+, MacOS, Linux, and Google's Chrome Browser.

Universal File Support

Support for over 25 different subtitle, and closed captioning file formats.

Video Export

Add subtitles to video to help increase engagement and reach on social media.

Interactive Timeline

Easily navigate, and make edits to your project using the Interactive Timeline.


Features

Closed Caption Creator makes editing subtitles fast and easy.

Closed Caption Creator is used by creators all over the world to create subtitles, closed captioning, and transcripts for video. Do you need to create your own subtitles, and closed captioning? Closed Caption Creator is a great choice. We offer an all-in-one solution that allows you to create, edit, and deliver subtitles, closed captioning, and transcripts in whatever format you may require.

  • No video upload required
  • Unlimited projects and languages
  • No storage or file size restrictions
  • Flexible pricing with no commitment
  • 24/7 email & live chat support

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Want to know more about Closed Caption Creator? Watch our short introduction to learn about some of our most popular features.

Industries Served

Video has become the most popular way to communicate and share stories. We help support clients all over the world to create accessible media for audiences that converts, engages, and informs.

  • Broadcast Television & Film
  • Education
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Government
  • Podcasting
  • Journalism
  • Performing Arts & Theater
  • House of Worship

The Interface

Closed Caption Creator has a powerful NEW interface designed with feedback from captioners and industry professionals.

The user interface of subtitle editor showing how to add subtitles to video.
  • 1 Media Player

    The media player supports multiple audio, and video formats. Users can import media from local storage, YouTube, Vimeo, or cloud storage (e.g. AWS S3).

  • 2 QuickTools Drawer

    The QuickTools Drawer is where users will find tools to help when creating subtitles. Edit your subtitle style, search and replace key words and phrases, and check your work using custom style guides.

  • 3 Event Groups

    Event Groups gives you greater control in how you choose to organize your project. For example, you can create event groups to manage multiple languages, or have multiple event groups for different members of your team when working collaboratively.

  • 4 Event Editor

    The Event Editor is where you will find all of your subtitle events listed along with important metadata. Each event allows you to update the start and end timecodes, position, text, and caption style.

  • 5 Interactive Timeline

    The Interactive Timeline provides an alternative view of the events from the Event Editor (4). Built around the simplicity of drag-and-drop, users can update the timing of events, and even create new events all from the Timeline.


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Free Training & Resources

We release new videos every month highlighting new features and workflows.


Automatic Transcription

Automatically generate subtitles, closed captioning, and transcripts using the power of AI inside of Closed Caption Creator.

Automatic Translation

Automatically translate your subtitles to over 50 different languages using Closed Caption Creator. Powered by DeepL, and ModernMT.

Keyboard Shortcuts

Speed up your subtitle workflow using custom keyboard shortcuts. Control playback, and insert new events without touching the mouse.

Realtime Error Detection

Catch errors as you make them using Realtime Error Detection. Visual alarms are shown when technical mistakes are made.

Feature Comparison

 Starter  Pro  Enterprise
Ai Tools
Automatic Subtitles (Transcription)*300 Minutes600 Minutes1200 Minutes
Automatic Translation
Automatic Scene Detection**
File Import
Transcript Import (.txt)
Subtitle Import (SRT, WebVTT, SCC, TTML, XML, PAC, MCC, EBU-STL, Avid DS, SBV, SUB, and many more) 
Extract closed captioning from MXF source****
Local and Cloud File Playback (H.264, WebM, Ogg, MP3 Audio, and Wave PCM)
3rd Party Player Support (YouTube, and Vimeo)
Custom Data Import (.csv)
File Export
Transcript Export (.txt, .csv, and .docx)
Burn subtitles into video**
Embed closed captions (608 & 708)****Plugin RequiredPlugin RequiredPlugin Required
Basic Subtitle Export (SRT, WebVTT, XML, TTML, SBV, SUB, and many more)
Advanced Subtitle Export (SCC, MCC, and EBU-STL)
Audio Description Export (VO, and Mixdown)***Plugin RequiredPlugin RequiredPlugin Required
Additional Features
Interactive Timeline with audio waveform
Foot Pedal Control
Cross Platform (Window, Mac, Linux, and Chrome)
Custom Subtitle Styling (e.g. font, positioning, color, background, outline, shadow, and more)
No storage or file size restrictions
Unlimited Exports and Projects
Unlimited style guides, and automatic QC tools
Realtime Error Detection
Team projects and collaboration
Number of Team Members035
Updates & Support
24/7 Email & Live Chat Support
Monthly software updates
Free training webinars
Priority Support
Account Manager

*Additional usage is charged per minute of content at a cost of $0.10/minute. Minutes can not be carried over.

**Available when using the desktop version only

***Requires Audio Description Plugin (additional cost)

****Requires Closed Caption Embed & Extraction Plugin (additional cost)

FAQs

We are here to help you find the answers to your questions.
Please feel free to contact us if you need any help.

Closed Caption Creator supports over 25 different closed caption and subtitle file formats including common web formats (e.g. SRT, and VTT), as well as broadcast formats (e.g. SCC, MCC, STL, and TTML). A complete list of supported types can be found here. We rely on Closed Caption Converter to perform caption file imports and exports.

Closed Caption Creator supports over 30 different languages for Automatic Transcription (speech-to-text) including English, French, Spanish, Greek, German, Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Mandarin, Hindi, Danish, Czech, Finnish, Croatian, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, and more. Closed Caption Creator is updated every month with new languages. If your language is not listed above there is a good chance it has been added in a recent update.

Yes. Closed Caption Creator supports RTL languages by enabling RTL in your Event Group settings. Custom fonts can also be be imported to better support RTL captioning.

Yes. Closed Caption Creator allows users to change the position, font, size, and format of your subtitles. Custom fonts can even be imported using the Font Manager found in the Options menu. Format options include bold, italics, and underline.

Yes. Closed Caption Creator allows users to export video with burnt-in subtitles in a number of different formats and aspect ratios. Aspect ratio support includes 16:9, 4:3,  9:16, and 1:1.

In order to add team members to your account you must be subscribed to either our Pro or Enterprise plans. Contact your account manager or support in order to add/remove/update members of your team.

Closed Caption Creator has integrated DeepL, and ModernMT into our application in order to offer Automatic Translation. Language support is based on the provider you select from the translation dropdown list. For a complete list of languages please visit DeepL and ModernMT.

Yes. Closed Caption Creator is very secure. Your video or audio files are never uploaded to our servers unless you choose to use Automatic Transcription.  Automatic Transcription is the only feature that requires access to your media. Once the audio is transcribed, the file is permanently deleted from our servers.

Yes. You can import your own existing transcript (.txt) or subtitle file. You do not have to use the Automatic Transcription feature.

Pricing

We offer easy and affordable pricing with no commitment. 

All plans include a free 7 day trial.

You can switch or cancel your plan at any time.
If you have any questions about our pricing please feel free to contact us.

Save up to 20% on annual subscriptions

USD

$20/month

$240/billed annually

 Starter


  • Automatic Subtitles (300 min/month)*
  • Burn subtitles into video
  • Subtitle file export (excluding SCC, MCC, and EBU STL)
  • Cross-platform support (Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome)

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USD

$40/month

$480/billed annually

 Pro


  • Up to 3 team members
  • Automatic Subtitles (600 min/month)*
  • Automatic Translation (100,000 characters/month)**
  • Burn subtitles into video
  • Subtitle file export
  • Project Sharing
  • Cross-platform support (Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome)

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USD

$100/month

$1200/billed annually

 Enterprise


  • Up to 5 team members
  • Priority Support
  • Automatic Subtitles (1200 min/month)*
  • Automatic Translation (200,000 characters/month)**
  • Burn subtitles into video
  • Subtitle file export
  • Project Sharing
  • Cross-platform support (Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome)

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*Additional usage is charged per minute of content at a cost of $0.10/minute.

**Additional usage is charged per character at a cost of $0.00005/character.

Plugins

PLUGIN

USD

$30/month

$360/billed annually

 Audio Description Plugin

Create Audio Description and DV Audio tracks using Closed Caption Creator. Learn More...

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PLUGIN

USD

$895/device

$360/billed annually

 Closed Caption Embed & Extraction Plugin

Embed & extract closed caption data from MXF broadcast files. Support for 608 and 708 data track information. Contact support for more details. 

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Closed Caption Creator is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome (browser). 

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Customer Support

Contact support anytime with questions or issues.  Set up a video call over Zoom or Google Meet to get further assistance.

 

Training

Learn more about Closed Caption Creator by attending one of our free webinars or by watching new training videos released each month.

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Please contact us with any questions you may have, or to request a demo. 

You may also be interested in visiting our FAQ page for answers to the most commonly asked questions.