Generate and Translate your Subtitles, Automatically

No need to waste time transcribing audio manually. Generate subtitles automatically for any video, and translate them in the language of your choice in just a few clicks!

Generate and Translate your Subtitles, Automatically

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Why are Video Subtitles so Important?

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Capture your Audience’s Attention 

When watching a video with the sound off or in a noisy environment, captions are key to keep your audience’s attention.

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Increase your Brand’s Visibility

Include trending keywords in your subtitles to help search engines rank your content and see instant results.

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Reach new Markets Everywhere

Localize your content by adding subtitles in the language of your choice, and connect with international markets.

How to Add Subtitles to your Video


Upload your video

Choose and upload your video from your files or drag and drop it directly onto PlayPlay’s video editing platform. You can also select from a range of videos in our royalty-free library and record your voice over directly on PlayPlay. Majority of file formats are accepted, including: MP4, MOV, MKV, MPG, and more. 


Choose your customizable template

Simply add a screen by selecting the “+” button – this will reveal our large range of customizable templates. Select your preferred “Quotes & Subtitles” video template from the menu and drag and drop your video file to the template.


Add subtitles to your video

On the template customization settings click “Subtitles”. You can choose to add automatic subtitles, write your own, or to import an .SRT file. To keep it simple, we recommend the automatic subtitles option – that way you’ll have your video’s subtitles ready in seconds and can edit them directly in PlayPlay.


Download or share your video link

Preview your video, download it and share it with your audience across your social media, website, intranet and more. Or skip downloading and get a share link instead for your email campaigns! It’s that simple.

Add Auto-generated Subtitles to your Videos, Effortlessly

With PlayPlay, you can quickly generate subtitles, and edit them directly on the platform with a preview of your video. This feature ensures that your videos are more accessible to a wider audience and increases engagement. But that's not all! PlayPlay also offers the option to upload an .SRT file or create manual subtitles, providing you with even more flexibility and control over your subtitles. With PlayPlay, you can streamline the video creation process and take advantage of the benefits of subtitles to enhance your video's impact and reach.

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Target new Markets and Save Time with Automatic Translations

Expanding your reach to global markets is essential to grow and succeed in today's interconnected world. However, language barriers can make it difficult to effectively communicate with potential customers in foreign markets. With PlayPlay, you can easily and quickly translate your videos into more than 100 languages, opening up new possibilities for engaging with international audiences. You’ll be thus able to break down language barriers, and establish meaningful connections with potential customers on a global scale.


Personalize your Subtitles Style, and Make them Fit your Video

Customize and edit your subtitles to make them more attractive and compliant with your video style. With our user-friendly subtitle editor, you can easily adjust the position of the subtitles to fit your video perfectly. You can even play with our professionally designed subtitle styles to make your video stand-out from the crowd. Creating subtitles with PlayPlay will not only enhance the viewing experience for your audience, but also optimize your video for search engines and increase its visibility on social media. Try our subtitle editor and take your video to the next level!


Communicate with video

Speak directly to your audience with video. PlayPlay’s intuitive video creation platform enables marketing and communication teams to turn any message into a memorable video with ease. No previous editing experience needed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions? We’re here to help.

How can I add subtitles to a video?


With PlayPlay, you can add subtitles to your videos with ease. Log in to the platform, choose the "Quotes & Subtitles" screen and import your video. Then click on the subtitles section and either add them automatically, manually or via an .srt file. You can also translate the subtitles into another language if you want to target diverse audiences. Finish editing your video, download and share it with your audience.

Is there a way to automatically add subtitles to your videos?


Yes, with PlayPlay, you can easily add automatic subtitles to your videos. Automatic subtitling uses speech-to-text functionality to automatically transcribe any speech in a video and turn it into time coded subtitles. With PlayPlay you simply have to choose the "Quotes & Subtitles" screen and then add the media you wish to add subtitles to. Click on "automatic subtitles" and select the language you wish to use. In just a few minutes, your video will have full subtitles. Additionally, you’ll be able to edit your subtitles and change timestamps directly on the platform as you wish.

Can you translate subtitles automatically?


In addition to supporting automatic subtitling, PlayPlay offers automatic subtitling translation for most popular languages. When adding automatic subtitles, you will be given the opportunity to select the language you’d like to use. Once selected, your video’s subtitles will be automatically translated to your preferred language. It’s that simple!

How can you synchronize audio with subtitles?


If you use automatic subtitles on PlayPlay then most of the work will be done for you. However, you’ll still have the option to make tweaks to the timings yourself once the automatic subtitles are loaded. Additionally, you’ll be able to adjust the timings on manual subtitles too by selecting the ‘time coding’ option in the subtitle’s edit menu. This will allow you to control when subtitles are displayed to help you synchronize your audio with subtitles.

What is the difference between subtitles and closed captions?


Subtitles are used for transcribing speech. This means displaying the characters’ dialogue on the screen as they speak. Subtitles can also be used to translate that speech into other languages.

Closed captions also describe the soundscape using words. A good way to illustrate the difference would be a scene in which music is playing. Closed captions would indicate something, such as “[Music playing]”, whereas subtitles would not.

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