How to Transcribe and Translate Videos on YouTube

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Topics: Audio-visual translation and subtitling
Software, tools & computing

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Start time:Feb 16, 2018 17:00 GMT     Add to calendar

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The online session from the bundle can be purchased individually, but if you wish to participate in all sessions from the series you can purchase THREE online sessions as a complete package at the special early bird price: 120 USD 80 USD:

  • January 31 Express Scribe: Free Audio Transcription Software

  • February 16 How to Transcribe and Translate Videos on YouTube

  • March 21 Audacity: Free Recording Software for Voice Over Projects

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    Duration:60 minutes
    Summary:Have you ever turned down a subtitling project because the client didn't have a script in a document and you didn't know where to start when it comes to using pricey subtitling software? Well, there's a simpler way around such projects... Tap into the power of YouTube to learn how to work on both the audio transcription and the respective translation and provide top-quality subtitles to clients.
    You'll learn to transcribe and translate subtitles on YouTube videos. This includes synchronizing subtitles in order to generate an accurate, time-coded file in different formats currently used in the subtitling industry.

    Training program:

  • Uploading video files to YouTube
  • Transcribing the original audio
  • Translating subtitles into different languages
  • Exporting the finished subtitle file into frequently used formats
  • Offering subtitling services through YouTube

  • Some feedback from others on this course's trainer:

    "As usual, Rafa is a great presenter and knows what she is talking about."
    Yetta J Bogarde

    "Engaging content, very friendly. I sent a question after the webinar. It was answered promptly and completely."
    Elani Koogle

    Target audience
    Freelancers who may not be familiar with transcription and subtitling, but want to learn more about audio transcription, synchronization, time-coding, and subtitling formats.
    Learning objectives
    » Subtitling tricks
    » Synchronization
    » Playback control
    » Different subtitling formats
    None! This webinar will introduce attendees to the basics of subtitling in YouTube.
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    » Uploading video files to YouTube
    » Transcribing the original audio
    » Translating subtitles into different languages
    » Exporting the finished subtitle file into frequently used formats
    » Offering subtitling services through YouTube
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     Rafa Lombardino    View feedback | View all courses
    Bio: Rafa Lombardino is a translator and journalist from Brazil who lives in California. She has been working as a translator since 1997 and, in 2011, started to join forces with self-published authors to translate their work into Portuguese and English. In addition to acting as content curator at eWordNews, she also runs Word Awareness, a small network of professional translators, and coordinates a project called Contemporary Brazilian Short Stories (CBSS) to promote Brazilian literature worldwide.
    Comments about this course

    How to Transcribe and Translate Videos on YouTube

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    English to Somali
    Price....Dec 28, 2017


    I don't see the price of the course, where can I find it?

    Price....Dec 29, 2017

    Askarmah wrote:


    I don't see the price of the course, where can I find it?

    Hello Askarmah,

    Thanks for the interest in the training. The register/purchase button can be found on the top right corner of the training page, as it is shown at the screenshot below:

    Hope this helps.

    My bests,


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    Spanish to English
    ClassFeb 16, 2018

    I'm having trouble getting on the class!


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