There are many reasons to post a transcript with a video. First, accessibility. Also, skimmability (a word?)—good for anyone who wants to know if it’s going to be worth their time to invest an hour or more in watching an extended recording. Real-time captions don’t help much with that. #a11y
I know generating a transcript may take more time and effort. Are there useful tools to help with this? If there are captions already on a video is there something that can be used to auto create a transcript from them? And one that is accessible for screen readers?#a11y
VS Code has plug-ins that work with captions. SRT is the file extension, if I recall correctly—effectively a text file with timestamps.
If one is hosting with YT & correcting their autocaptions already, it's functional (maybe a tad tedious) to remove the timestamps, add paragraph breaks, etc, & then save into a different file.
Having used them for a couple years now, I'm a very big fan of both!
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