How To Create French Captions

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How To Create French Captions

With the rise of video content, adding captions to your audio and video has become essential. It is now easier than ever to create captions in different languages, including French. French is a Romance language spoken by over 300 million people around the world, mainly in Europe, Africa, and Canada.

Benefits Of Transcription And Creating Captions In French

Transcription and creating captions for audio and video in French can offer many benefits, such as:

  • Making a video or audio more accessible to a wider audience
  • Improving SEO for content in French
  • Improving the understanding of audio for those who do not speak French
  • Providing a better user experience for video and audio content
  • Improving accuracy of the transcription

These benefits can be particularly useful for researchers, marketers, and businesses who want to reach a global audience.

What Are Captions?

Captions are text that is added to audio or video content. They are usually used to provide a translation of the dialogue or narration and to help viewers understand what is being said. Captions can also be used to provide additional information about the audio or video, such as background music, sound effects, or on-screen text.

Captions are different from subtitles, which are text that is added to the bottom of the screen in order to provide translation of the dialogue or narration. Subtitles are usually used for movies or television shows, while captions are used for any kind of audio or video content.

How To Create French Captions

Creating French captions is easier than ever with the help of automated transcription services. Speak AI is a speech recognition and natural language platform that can help you quickly and accurately transcribe audio and video content in French.

With Speak AI, you can upload any audio or video file and have it transcribed in French with over 90% accuracy. This transcription can then be used to create captions for your audio or video content. The process is simple and easy, allowing you to quickly and accurately create French captions for your content.


Creating French captions can be an invaluable tool for researchers, marketers, and businesses who want to reach a global audience. With the help of automated transcription services like Speak AI, creating captions in French is easier than ever. Sign up for Speak AI today and start creating captions in French for your audio and video content.

Step 1: Create a Speak Account

To start your French captioning, 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 French audio and video captioning included.

To sign up for Speak and start your French captioning, visit the Speak app register page here.

Step 2: Upload your French file(s) for Captioning

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 "French" from the language dropdown menu to automatically caption in French.

You can upload your French file for captioning in several ways using Speak:

Accepted French Audio File Types

  • French MP3
  • French M4A
  • French WAV
  • French OGG
  • French WEBM
  • French M4P

Accepted French Video File Types

  • French MP4
  • French M4V
  • French WMV
  • French AVI
  • French MOV
  • French FLV

Publicly Available French 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 French captioning and analysis.

French YouTube URLs

Speak is compatible with YouTube videos. All you have to do is copy the URL of the YouTube video (for example,

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 caption 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 French 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 caption your French audio or French video

Our automated captioning software will prepare your French captions in as little as a few minutes. Generally, Speak takes about half the audio or video length to produce the captions and insights.

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

Step 5: View and edit your automated French captions​

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

Easily update speaker names, find and replace, and get your automatic French captions up to full accuracy with our intuitive captions editing system.

Step 6: Export your French captions and share interactive media players

With Speak, you can easily export French captions to many formats.

Below is a list of options for exporting your French captions in Speak:

  • Export French captions to SRTs
  • Export French captions to VTTs

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

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

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

We talked about French captioning here, but you may be interested in how to caption in other languages instantly and easily with Speak's intuitive captioning and natural language processing software.

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

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How Much Does It Cost To Caption French?

Speak offers highly competitive pricing for French captioning compared to other captioning solutions. For a starting user, Speak offers automated French captioning 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 French captioning per month please contact us through live chat and we will set you up with a customized price per minute to make French captioning even more affordable!

You can learn more about how to caption French with Speak and the relevant pricing on the website pricing page and the in-app pricing page.

What Can You Caption In French?

  • Caption French interviews
  • Caption French videos
  • Caption French audio
  • Caption French earnings calls
  • Caption French focus groups
  • Caption French meetings
  • Caption French phone calls
  • Caption French YouTube videos
  • Caption French Vimeo videos
  • Caption French Zoom recordings
  • Caption French Google Meet recordings
  • Caption Microsoft Teams recordings
  • Caption French podcasts

And so much more!

What Other Languages Can Speak Caption?

Speak already has users from over 90 countries and we continuously get requests to caption 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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