Captions for video content are essential for those who have audio impairments. However, captions can be beneficial to all. For example, captions allow for watching content in places that are noisy, or where noise isn't permitted. You might also turn on captioning for content where the speakers have accents.
There are three types of captions NYU uses to make videos, live video events, and audio-only events accessible:
Review additional information about captioning types.
Consult the following resources to learn more about how to properly caption your media:
- Captioning Tipsheet for prerecorded video