The Captionfy Blog 📓

We at Captionfy are building a better subtitle editor for YouTube. You can read about our journey and what we've learnt along the way about captioning, subtitling and other things on this blog.

January 27, 2023

OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT and DALL·E 2, has developed Whisper, an open source neural net that offers automatic speech recognition (ASR) with incredibly high accuracy.

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May 28, 2022

Most people don't know that YouTube supports customized subtitle files, because they require a little extra effort and specialized programs (such as Captionfy) to create them.

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April 24, 2022

Subtitles and closed captions play an important role on your viewers outreach and SEO.

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April 15, 2022

Every YouTube channel has a special page within Captionfy, where all the public submitted subtitles for their videos can be found.

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May 11, 2021

Follow these steps to create subtitles for YouTube videos in a simple and fast way. If you are not the video owner, you can still do it.

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May 10, 2021

Since I started working on Captionfy I have learned a lot more about the benefits of having captions on your Youtube videos, especially if these captions were made by your fans.

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September 21, 2020

We at Captionfy have often encountered ourselves sharing videos to our networks. However, this didn’t always work because some people could not understand the language in the video very well (usually English). We decided to take action and caption the videos ourselves.

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