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Enable closed captioning while playing videos

Closed captions are available for playing videos in three formats: Flash, H.264, and Windows Media. 

Flash and H.264:

In order to view closed captioning on Flash or H.264 videos, make sure to select a video with closed captioning, which is identified by the CC1.png closed captioning icon.


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Make sure to click on  CC3.pngunder the video, which will bring up the Closed Caption Settings, then choose “On”. After you’ve made your changes, click Save. There are a variety of additional enhancements to choose from, but we recommend trying the default settings initially, and then adjusting it to suit your preference.

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Windows Media Player:

In order to view closed captioning on Windows Media Player videos in Internet Explorer, make sure to select a video with closed captioning, which is identified by the CC1.png closed captioning icon.

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Make sure to click on CC3.png  under the video. By clicking on CC3.png , you will see the closed captioning text when playing videos within your web browser.   

NOTE: You will have to enable closed captioning within Windows Media Player (WMP) in order for captions to display while the video is playing. 

First, open WMP, then go to Play within the menu bar and select Captions and subtitles and select On if available.  

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Then go to Tools within the menu bar and select Options.  Within the Security tab, select Show local captions when present under Content and click on OK. Closed captioning is now enabled on your WMP.


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Please note that closed captioning is only available with Windows Media Player and not Quicktime. To learn how to enable closed captioning in Quicktime using third party software, go to Closed captioning on Quicktime.

For information on how to add closed captioning to a downloaded DE video, please click here.