Websites that offer captions (or transcripts) for online videos:
- hulu.com has both TV and movie clips– look for or do a search and click on “all only.” To turn on captions, click on on bottom of video screen, then click English
- nbc.com some episodes of some shows have captions. Click on on bottom right hand side of screen. Most recent episode is usually not captioned for a few weeks after they are first aired. If you don’t see , the video is not captioned.
- abc.com has some captioned tv shows. Look for on the bottom left side of the screen. If you do not see this option, the video is not captioned.
- video.pbs.org - click on on lower right hand corner of video screen then click on English. Most shows are captioned.
- fox.com – some shows are captioned. If the on left side of video screen is highlighted when you put the cursor on it, it is captioned. You can easily tell by clicking on the button. If no captions appear, the video is not captioned.
- cbs.com only offers a few videos with closed captions. There is no way to turn the captions on or off on this website.
- 22frames.com if you cannot find the video captioned on the station’s website, check here. Also includes some music videos.
- harkle.com let’s you search online for captioned media
NOTE: almost all advertisements show before the video begins are NOT captioned
- www.youtube.com/education - many podcasts from larger universities are captioned. See below for instructions on how to turn on Youtube captions.
To turn on captions, click on the up arrow on the bottom right side of the video screen then click on and English. If you do not see the button, the video is not captioned.
You can also search for videos with closed captions. Click on “search options” then closed captions.