How To Create Portuguese Captions

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How To Create Portuguese Captions

Portuguese is a Romance language that is spoken by over 230 million people across the world. It is the official language in countries such as Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Cape Verde, and Guinea-Bissau. In addition to these countries, Portuguese is also spoken in the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, and the Netherlands.

In the past few years, the Portuguese language has become increasingly popular among people looking to communicate with the Portuguese-speaking world. As a result, more and more businesses and organizations are looking to create captions in Portuguese to reach their target audience.

What Are Captions?

Captions are text-based descriptions of audio and visual content. They allow viewers to understand and appreciate the content being presented, even if they are unable to hear the audio. Captions are different from subtitles, which are usually a translation of the audio into another language.

The Benefits of Transcription and Captions

Transcribing audio and creating captions have a variety of benefits. For starters, they allow viewers to understand the content without having to rely on audio. This can be particularly helpful for people with hearing disabilities. Additionally, transcribing audio and creating captions can help make content more accessible to non-native speakers.

Captions can also be valuable for marketing and research purposes. Captions can help track engagement, as viewers with captions are more likely to watch and understand the content. Additionally, captions can be used to develop more accurate transcripts, which can be used for research purposes.

How To Create Portuguese Captions

Creating captions in Portuguese is not as difficult as it may seem. With the right tools and resources, it can be a straightforward and efficient process.

The first step in creating Portuguese captions is to transcribe the audio. This can be done using a variety of transcription services and tools, such as Speak AI. Speak AI has over 50,000 users using its speech recognition and natural language platform, which makes it a great choice for transcribing audio in Portuguese.

Once the audio is transcribed, the next step is to create the captions. This can be done using a variety of captioning tools, such as Amara. Amara is a free and open-source captioning tool that makes it easy to create captions in any language, including Portuguese.


Creating Portuguese captions can be a great way to make content more accessible and engaging to Portuguese-speaking viewers. With the right tools and resources, creating captions in Portuguese can be a straightforward and efficient process. Speak AI and Amara are great options when it comes to transcribing audio and creating captions in Portuguese.

Step 1: Create a Speak Account

To start your Portuguese 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 Portuguese audio and video captioning included.

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

Step 2: Upload your Portuguese 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 "Portuguese" from the language dropdown menu to automatically caption in Portuguese.

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

Accepted Portuguese Audio File Types

  • Portuguese MP3
  • Portuguese M4A
  • Portuguese WAV
  • Portuguese OGG
  • Portuguese WEBM
  • Portuguese M4P

Accepted Portuguese Video File Types

  • Portuguese MP4
  • Portuguese M4V
  • Portuguese WMV
  • Portuguese AVI
  • Portuguese MOV
  • Portuguese FLV

Publicly Available Portuguese 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 Portuguese captioning and analysis.

Portuguese 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 Portuguese 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 Portuguese audio or Portuguese video

Our automated captioning software will prepare your Portuguese 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 Portuguese captions is complete. That email will contain a link back to the file so you can access the interactive media player with the Portuguese captions, analysis, and export formats ready for you.

Step 5: View and edit your automated Portuguese 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 Portuguese captions up to full accuracy with our intuitive captions editing system.

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

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

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

  • Export Portuguese captions to SRTs
  • Export Portuguese 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 Portuguese 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 Portuguese?

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

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

What Can You Caption In Portuguese?

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