How do I add captions to a Panopto recording?

Panopto has the capability to add captions to recordings made in Panopto. To enable captions on your recording:

  • Go to and log in using your Aberystwyth username and password
  • Navigate to the recording that you would like to add the captions to
  • Select Edit
  • From the left-hand navigation menu, select Captions
  • On the dropdown menu, select Import automatic captions
  • If you are happy with the captions select Apply and the savings will be made to the recording
  • If you need to edit the captions:
    • Double-click on the captions and amend the text (note that the captions aren't always 100% accurate and we would advise checking the captions before publishing them)


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