YouTube’s auto livestream captions are now available for all creators
YouTube has just announced that its auto livestream captions are now available to all YouTube creators. Previously, it was only limited to channels with more than 1000 subscribers.
YouTube also plans to live auto-captions to all 13 supported automatic captioning languages in the coming months.
The company will also roll out auto-translation for captions in supported languages in the coming months for Android and iOS. For now, this feature is only available on the desktop.
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Later this year, the company will start experimenting with the options to type in the search bar at the top of the transcript to find specific keywords.
Other notable coming features include Multi-audio tracks, descriptive audio feeds. The company is also working on Subtitle Editor permission that will lear creators to designate other people to add subtitles to their videos.