How to edit an uploaded captions file?

In case a captions file was manually uploaded to a media entry, the Kaltura Closed Caption Editor will not be available. Instead, you may perform the necessary edits via an external captions/text editor application (such as WordPad). Please find additional instructions on how to edit the captions file.

To download and edit the contents of a captions file in KMS/KAF applications

  1. Select a media entry with captions.
  2. Select Edit from the Actions drop-down menu
  3. Select the Captions tab and then click on the download icon.
    The captions file is downloaded to your computer.
  4. Edit the file and then upload the file once again as described in Upload and Manage Captions.
  5. Select ✖ to delete the old captions file or select ✔ to set the updated captions file as the default.

To download and edit the contents of a captions file in KMC

  1. Select the Content tab and click on an entry with captions.
  2. Select the Captions tab.
  3. In the Actions column (3 dots), click Download File.
    The captions file is downloaded to your computer.
  4. Edit the file and then upload the file once again as described in Adding Captions to an Entry.
  5. In the Actions column (3 dots), select Delete to remove the old captions file or change the Display on Player settings to set the default captions file.


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