The text describing the video files that appear on the screen as a part of the video is called an open caption. Accurate and clear translations of video media files require expert knowledge and accuracy in the field.
As a leading open captioning service provider, Flatworld has a team of qualified transcriptionists and translation specialists that can process the videos and provide clear, concise, and suitable open captioning services for all types of video formats.
Our Open Captioning Services
Open captioning services allow people to comprehend and enjoy videos without missing their true meaning and details. Our open captioning services are all-inclusive and include -
Open Captioning in Different Formats
We offer open captioning in a variety of formats including MP4, WMV, MKV, MOV, MXF, DIVX, MPEG-1, DV, WEBM, MPEG-2, P4V, VOB, AVI, XVID, AXF, OGV, etc. Our team offers captioning services for all major video storage platforms like YouTube, Vimeo, iTunes, Hulu, Netflix, and many more.
Verbatim Open Captioning
Our team has competent specialists that carry out crisp, relevant, and short translations and open captioning in various languages, too. We offer translations and transcription for over 30+ languages.
Captioning in Varied Styles
The client can choose from a variety of caption presentation styles like pop-up, roll-up, and paint-on.
- Pop-up - We integrate pop-up open captions that remain visible for a few seconds and are then faded out of the screen.
- Roll-up - Rolled-up either at the top or the bottom of the screen, such open captions continuously roll-up to give way to the next captions and another, without disturbing the video and are mostly verbatim.
- Paint-on - Similar to roll-up captions, paint-on open captions appear to be painted-on from left to right and are not popped-up all at once and fade away to give way to the next set of captions. These are also usually verbatim in nature.
Our team integrates accurate time codes and frames to ensure that the open captions are in synchronization with the video content allowing smooth and unperturbed video functioning.
Open Caption Processing
We thoroughly discuss the client's needs for captions to understand the various caption processing aspects for optimal open captioning. Font family, font, color, font size, caption box and text alignment, box background color, and opacity, etc., are all decided as per the needs of the client.
SEO-based Captioning Services
For businesses to make their marketing or business videos popular, they need to integrate SEO-friendly captions. Our team has years of experience in creating SEO-worthy video captions that help in popularizing your video, get more views, and rank them higher on famous search engines and social media platforms.
Captioning Consultation Services
We offer our expert advice to the clients to assist them in choosing the right captioning type and style. We first review and analyze the video content and suggest the most suitable caption type and style, i.e., whether closed, open, or real-time captioning is needed and what style of captioning will be ideal for the video.
Benefits Of Open Captioning Services
Open captions are needed to help the audience understand the relevance of the videos and in many situations help them understand the meaning of the video content as they may not be familiar with the language being spoken in the video. The other key benefits of open captioning services are -
- It helps in promoting your videos by making them rank higher in search engines and increases the views of your video. The videos also contain your company's information so it helps in brand marketing.
- In the case of educational and academic videos, it helps understand the meaning, relevance, and context better.
- Captions are useful in understanding the content at public places with huge crowds like in airports, bars, restaurants, etc.
- It is the best way for people with hearing impairment to access your videos, helping you reach a wider audience.
- Verbatim captions help get you a global reach and don't let the language barrier get in the way of comprehending your video's content.
Our Open Captioning Process
For the successful delivery of every open-caption project, we sincerely follow a 6-step process. However, we always leave room for the personalization of our methodology to suit the specific needs of every client. Key steps in our process include -
01. Requirement Analysis
The project head gathers all the information and the needs of our client to be able to define the scope of work
02. Receiving the Video Files
Our team requests the client to safely transfer all the video files for which the open captions are required
03. Drafting the Caption Basics
Font family, size, color, and background color of caption box, etc., are decided upon along with the client
04. Burning-in the Captions
Our team starts with hard-coding the open captions in the video as per the style choice of the client
05. Quality Check
The video captions are thoroughly checked to identify and eliminate errors if any and then sent to the client for approval
06. Transferred in the Requested Format
Our team configures the video in the desired format and in the same video resolution that was sent by the client. The final project is then transferred to the client using an FTP secured server or the cloud
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Benefits of Choosing Flatworld as Your Open Captioning Services Company
There are many benefits when you choose to partner with us. These include -
We have pocket-friendly per minute, per project, and bulk order pricing models to help you choose the most suitable one for you. The payments can be made through the medium of your choice.
FCC-certified Quality Services
Flatworld has FCC certification and complies with all the guidelines to offer high-quality open captioning services to our clients.
Rush and Super-rush Turnarounds
We have superfast and flexible turnaround times to choose from. The clients can choose from 12, 24, or 48 hours of work delivery and our team will commit to it.
Customized Output Formats
Our team is proficient in configuring captioned videos in 18+ formats, offering clients a wide variety of formats to choose from depending on the video platforms they want to publish their content on.
Multi-country Presence Advantage
Having our offices in various countries gives us the benefit of providing reliable verbatim captions for your videos. It also enables us to offer 24/7 customer support to our clients.
Security and Reliability
Flatworld Solutions is committed to maintaining client confidentiality and their data safety at all costs and takes all necessary measures at every level of the project lifecycle to ensure the same.
Outsource Open Captioning Services To Flatworld
We have been in the field of translation services since 2006 and have successfully delivered 83,000 projects in 45+ countries to over 50,000 clients. Being an FCC and ADA-compliant open captioning services providing company, Flatworld offers best-in-class captioning services in the industry at the most competitive rates.
Get in touch with us today to kick-start your video captioning project.