Captioned Media: Finding YouTube Videos that are Properly Captioned

Article Type: How-To

Question: How can I find YouTube videos that are properly captioned?

  • I want to find YouTube videos that have already been properly captioned.

Answer: Use one of the following methods.

Method 1:  Advanced Video Search

  1. Fill out the Advanced Video Search fields that you need.
  2. Subtitles: Choose "closed captioned only".
  3. Click the "Advanced Search" button.

Method 2:  Perform a search in YouTube.

  1. Go to
  2. Search for keyword(s).  Click "Enter".
  3. Click "Filter".
  4. Click "Subtitles/CC".
  1. Look for "CC" underneath the description.
  1. View your video.  Click the "CC" button in the lower right hand corner, do you see “English” or “English (auto-generated)”?  “English” indicates the video is properly captioned.


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Article ID: 138540
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