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Simple Solution of How to Add Captions to Facebook Videos

Author by Rocabella

Updated on Mar 24, 2020

Add captions to Facebook videos not only ensures that your videos are more appealing to viewers, but also ensures that your videos are understood when the sound is turned off. In this article, I will guide you to add Facebook video captions easily, read on for more information. By the way, the software recommended below will play a big role, free download here:

Why Do We Need Facebook Video Captions?

In order to expose more videos and ads, Facebook now turns on automatic mute playback by default. That is, more than 80% of Facebook videos are watched automatically with no sound when they refresh the news feed every day. If you also like to upload videos to Facebook and want to make your videos stand out in many videos to increase the amount of viewing, then adding subtitles is a good choice. Even in silent mode, viewers can understand your video content. Next, this article will show you how to add subtitles to Facebook video.

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Make Sure Format Your SRT File Correctly

You're allowed to add subtitles to Facebook video using a file in .srt format. Before that, there are a few SRT formats you need to understand:

1.The naming convention for SRT file should be "filename.[language code]_[country code].srt", e.g., For other language and country code combinations, please refer to:

2.Each subtitle should be in order and has its unique sequence number:

3.The time format should be "hh:mm:ss,fff", "fff" is more important, e.g., "01:13:28,749"

4.The text content of SRT file should be encoded in UTF-8.

If the uploaded SRT file does not meet the above requirements, it will appear the prompt of “Sorry, something went wrong. Please try again."

Add Captions to Facebook Videos with a Correct SRT file

How to Add Captions to Facebook VideoHow to Add Captions to Facebook Video

Step 1. In order to add captions to Facebook videos, firstly, visit your Facebook page and click on Photo/Video while making a post.

Step 2. Select the video you want to upload and click on Post.

Step 3. Wait for the video to upload, it will appear in your News Feed or timeline, click on the video enlargement window.

Step 4. Click the "..." icon in the bottom right corner and select Edit Video from the drop-down list.

Step 5. In the Captions option, click the Browse button to import the SRT file that meets the specifications.

Step 6. Finally, click Save to save the video. Now, you're all set for how to add captions to Facebook video.

Also see: Facebook Videos Not Playing | Upload Audio to Facebook

Maybe someone will ask, how to turn on subtitles on Facebook? When the video is playing, click the Settings gear button, check Captions, and the video subtitles will appear. Of course, you can also change the Always Show Captions to On in More Video Settings.

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WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory is often used as a free video converter or online video downloader, and in fact, this software also adds the ability to add subtitles to the video. Then, you can use this tool to convert the video to the Facebook supported format and upload it. Anyway, free downloadfree download this tool to get started.

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How to Caption for Facebook Videos

How to Caption Facebook Video

Step 1: Load Files into Program

Free downloadFree download, install and launch WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory on your PC. Click on "Add File" to import video file that you want to add subtitle to. Or simply drag and drop the file into the software.

Step 2: Add Subtitles to Video

Click "T" sign and choose "Add subtitle" to import SRT subtitle you've got.

Step 3: Choose Output Format and Finish Process of Adding Subtitles

Select a video format in the expanded list of Output Format such as MP4, MKV, etc. And finally, set your destination folder and click "Run" button to finish the process of adding Facebook video subtitles.

Tips: When you upload this processed video to Facebook, it will automatically display the subtitles.

At last...

The above is all about add captions to Facebook videos. Do you understand? In addition, we’d love to hear about your experience with Facebook captions. If you have a better way, please feel free to contact us. Of course, you can also share this article with more people.

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