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How to Download YouTube Captions in a Handy Way

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Updated on Feb 8, 2023

Are you devoted to looking for a way to download YouTube videos with captions? Fortunately, you are in the right place. This article will tell you the best way to download YouTube captions. First of all, download the professional YouTube captions & videos downloader:

As you know, many YouTubers are accustomed to uploading their videos as well as captions, which will help some hearing-impaired people or viewers understand the video content in a silent or mute mode. In addition, many uploaders use YouTube's auto-generated captions feature to add captions. Sometimes, you may want to download YouTube videos with captions. OK, no problem, you can easily learn how to download YouTube captions after reading the following guide.

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How to Download Captions from YouTube (from Your Own Video)?

Download Your Own Video Captions

If your first language is English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish, for videos that you have uploaded, you can download YouTube closed captions in YouTube Studio. Specific tutorials are as follows:

Step 1. Visit:

Step 2. Go to the Transcriptions on the left side, click on the video title you want to download captions from.

Step 3. After generating auto-generated captions, click the Actions drop-down list and select .srt captions to download.

WonderFox rejects any illegal downloads, please make sure your actions are legal in your country. All downloaded videos with captions cannot be used for any commercial activities.

How to Download YouTube Video with Captions?

If you are interested in videos uploaded by someone else and want to download video with caption, you may turn to some third-party tools. We strongly recommend the best YouTube caption downloader. WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is a desktop-software which is able to download YouTube captions in batches. This YouTube caption downloader can help you download 4K YouTube videos and other available resolution. It also allows you to convert YouTube to AVI and compress YouTube video. Follow the tutorial to download CC now.

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Simple Steps to Download YouTube Videos with Closed Captions

Paste the URL

Before start, please free download and run the YouTube closed caption downloader on your computer.

Step 1. Paste the URL and Analyze the YouTube URL

Copy the URL of the video and launch WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. Click the “Downloader” on the main interface. Click “+New Download” box on the top and analyze the URL by clicking the “Paste and Analyze” button on the top of the new window. Select the video resolution you want, check Original Subtitles option at the bottom and select the language you want, then click OK to import the task into the download list. Of course, you can add multiple video tasks in the same way.

Note: Make sure there is a CC icon in the lower right corner of the video.

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Step 2. Download YouTube Videos with CC

Set the output path to save video by clicking inverted triangle symbol. Finally, click Download All button to start to download YouTube video with closed captions.

(The downloaded video will play with closed captions, you can choose to open or close the captions in the player.)

How to Save Video Captions?

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Of course, if you only want to export the captions separately and save them as .srt files, steps are as follow:

Step1: Run WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro, select Toolbox, click Subtitle Extractor.

Step2: Import the video you just downloaded, select SRT as the output format.

Step3: Set the output path and click Extract Subtitles to export and save the SRT captions file.

Of course, with the same method, you can also use this best video subtitle downloader to extract subtitles from MKV, extract subtitles from MP4.

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WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro will undoubtedly be the best downloader to download YouTube video with CC (closed captions). If you benefit from this tutorial, please share it with others.

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