How To Create English (South African) Subtitles

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How To Create English (South African) Subtitles

English (South African) is a language spoken by millions of people across the world, particularly in countries such as South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. It is one of the eleven official languages of South Africa, and is the most widely spoken language in the country. According to the South African Bureau of Statistics (2019) survey, English (South African) is the most widely spoken language in South Africa, with over 9.2 million people speaking it as a first language.

Subtitles are an essential part of video content, as they allow viewers to follow the dialogue and understand the plot of a video, even if they don’t speak the language. Subtitles are also great for people who may have hearing impairments or other disabilities, as they allow them to watch the video and understand it.

What Are Subtitles?

Subtitles are a set of text that appears on the screen during a video, typically at the bottom of the screen. They are used to provide a transcript of the dialogue in the video, as well as other important information such as the time and place. Subtitles are often used in movies and TV shows, but they can also be used in other types of videos, such as educational videos, product videos, or tutorials.

Subtitles are different from captions, which are also used to provide a transcript of the audio in the video. Captions are typically displayed at the top of the screen and are often used to provide context for the dialogue.

Benefits of Transcription and Subtitles

Creating subtitles for videos in the English (South African) language has a number of benefits. Firstly, subtitles make content more accessible to international viewers, as they allow viewers who don’t speak the language to understand the video. This is especially important for videos that are marketed to an international audience.

Subtitles also make content more searchable, as they allow search engines to index the content of the video. This makes it easier for viewers to find the video, and increases the chances of it being seen by more people.

Finally, subtitles make videos easier to understand, as viewers can read along with the dialogue. This makes it easier for viewers to follow the plot and understand the video, even if they don’t speak the language.

Using Speak AI to Create English (South African) Subtitles

Speak AI is an advanced speech recognition and natural language platform that makes it easy to transcribe audio and video into text. With Speak AI, you can quickly and accurately transcribe audio and video in the English (South African) language, and then create subtitles for it.

Speak AI’s advanced speech recognition technology is designed to understand the nuances of the English (South African) language, and is capable of transcribing audio and video with up to 99% accuracy. This makes it ideal for creating subtitles for videos in the English (South African) language.

Speak AI also has a range of features that make it easy to create subtitles. You can quickly and easily adjust the timing of the subtitles, and you can also adjust the font size, color, and style of the subtitles. Speak AI also allows you to export the subtitles in a range of different formats, making it easy to add them to your video.

Conclusion

Creating subtitles for videos in the English (South African) language can be a great way to make content more accessible to international viewers, and to make it easier for viewers to follow the plot and understand the video. With Speak AI’s advanced speech recognition technology and range of features, it’s easy to transcribe audio and video and create subtitles in the English (South African) language. Speak AI is the perfect tool for creating subtitles for audio and video in the English (South African) language, and can help researchers, marketers, and businesses reach a wider audience.
 

Step 1: Create a Speak Account

To start your English (South African) subtitling, you first need to create a Speak account. No worries, this is super easy to do!

Our team is happy to give you a 7-day trial with 30 minutes of free English (South African) audio and video subtitling included.

To sign up for Speak and start your English (South African) subtitling, visit the Speak app register page here.

Step 2: Upload your English (South African) file(s) for subtitling

We typically recommend MP4s for video or MP3s for audio.

However, we accept a range of audio and video file types. Once you upload your file all you have to do is select "English (South African)" from the language dropdown menu to automatically subtitle in English (South African).

You can upload your English (South African) file for subtitling in several ways using Speak:

Accepted English (South African) Audio File Types

  • English (South African) MP3
  • English (South African) M4A
  • English (South African) WAV
  • English (South African) OGG
  • English (South African) WEBM
  • English (South African) M4P

Accepted English (South African) Video File Types

  • English (South African) MP4
  • English (South African) M4V
  • English (South African) WMV
  • English (South African) AVI
  • English (South African) MOV
  • English (South African) FLV

Publicly Available English (South African) URLs

You can also upload media to Speak through a publicly available URL.

As long as the file type extension is available at the end of the URL you will have no problem importing your recording for automatic English (South African) subtitling and analysis.

English (South African) YouTube URLs

Speak is compatible with YouTube videos. All you have to do is copy the URL of the YouTube video (for example, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKfcLcHeivc).

Speak will automatically find the file, calculate the length, and import the video.

Please make sure you use the full link and not the shortened YouTube snippet. Additionally, make sure you remove the channel name from the URL.

Speak Integrations

As mentioned, Speak also contains a range of integrations for Zoom, Zapier, Vimeo and more that will help you automatically subtitle your media.

This library of integrations continues to grow! Have a request? Feel encouraged to send us a message.

Step 3: Calculate and pay the total automatically

Once you have your English (South African) audio or video file ready and load it into Speak, it will automatically calculate the total cost (you get 30 minutes free in the trial - take advantage of it!).

You can pay by subscribing to a personalized plan using our real-time calculator with included minutes.

You can also add a balance or pay for uploads without a plan using your credit card.

Step 4: Wait for Speak to subtitle your English (South African) audio or English (South African) video

Our automated subtitling software will prepare your English (South African) subtitles in as little as a few minutes. Generally, Speak takes about half the audio or video length to produce the subtitles and insights.

Once completed, you will get an email notification that your English (South African) subtitles is complete. That email will contain a link back to the file so you can access the interactive media player with the English (South African) subtitles, analysis, and export formats ready for you.

Step 5: View and edit your automated English (South African) subtitles​

Want to tackle the subtitles edits yourself? All good! Once you receive your automated subtitles you have the option to edit your subtitles at any time.

Easily update speaker names, find and replace, and get your automatic English (South African) subtitles up to full accuracy with our intuitive subtitles editing system.

Step 6: Export your English (South African) subtitles and share interactive media players

With Speak, you can easily export English (South African) subtitles to many formats.

Below is a list of options for exporting your English (South African) subtitles in Speak:

  • Export English (South African) subtitles to SRTs
  • Export English (South African) subtitles to VTTs

A more effective way of sharing subtitles is through a shareable media library that includes the media file, AI insights and interactive subtitles.

There is so much more that you can do with Speak to enrich the value of your media and subtitles.

Never hesitate to send us a message on live chat - we are always here to help!

We talked about English (South African) subtitling here, but you may be interested in how to subtitle in other languages instantly and easily with Speak's intuitive subtitling and natural language processing software.

We’ve shared resources below on all the languages Speak can help you subtitle!

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How Much Does It Cost To Subtitle English (South African)?

Speak offers highly competitive pricing for English (South African) subtitling compared to other subtitling solutions. For a starting user, Speak offers automated English (South African) subtitling for only $0.06 USD per minute. That is only $3.6 USD per hour!

We also scale our pricing based on media volume and can offer even bigger discounts to large customers.

So, if you have over 100 hours of English (South African) subtitling per month please contact us through live chat and we will set you up with a customized price per minute to make English (South African) subtitling even more affordable!

You can learn more about how to subtitle English (South African) with Speak and the relevant pricing on the website pricing page and the in-app pricing page.

What Can You Subtitle In English (South African)?

  • Subtitle English (South African) interviews
  • Subtitle English (South African) videos
  • Subtitle English (South African) audio
  • Subtitle English (South African) earnings calls
  • Subtitle English (South African) focus groups
  • Subtitle English (South African) meetings
  • Subtitle English (South African) phone calls
  • Subtitle English (South African) YouTube videos
  • Subtitle English (South African) Vimeo videos
  • Subtitle English (South African) Zoom recordings
  • Subtitle English (South African) Google Meet recordings
  • Subtitle Microsoft Teams recordings
  • Subtitle English (South African) podcasts

And so much more!

What Other Languages Can Speak Subtitle?

Speak already has users from over 90 countries and we continuously get requests to subtitle and analyze in different languages.

So, we continuously add more languages to Speak! Here are just some of the growing list of languages that Speak offers:

There are now many more added!

You can see the entire list of languages Speak supports through both the software and APIs.

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