How To Create Spanish Captions

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How To Create Spanish Captions

Captions are an important part of video and audio content, allowing viewers to understand the content without sound. Captions also provide access to information for viewers with hearing impairments. Spanish captions are especially important for reaching Spanish-speaking viewers, who are native Spanish-speakers, or who are learning the language.

Spanish Language Stats

Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world with over 500 million native speakers. It is the official language of 21 countries, including Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, and Spain. According to the United Nations, Spanish is the fourth most studied language in the world, with more than 50 million students enrolled in language courses.

Benefits of Transcription and Creating Captions in Spanish

Transcribing audio and video into Spanish has a number of benefits. Transcription allows content creators to reach a wider audience, as well as improve the accessibility of their content for viewers with hearing impairments. Additionally, transcription allows users to search and index content, making it easier to find and share.

Captions vs. Subtitles

Captions and subtitles are often confused, but they are actually two different types of text used in audio and video. Captions are a transcription of all the audio in a video, including music, sound effects and dialogue. Subtitles, on the other hand, are only the dialogue in a video, and do not include any sound effects or music.

Speak AI: Transcription and Captioning for Spanish-Speaking Viewers

Speak AI is a speech recognition and natural language processing platform with over 50,000 users. Speak AI provides transcription and captions in multiple languages, including Spanish. With Speak AI, content creators can quickly and easily generate accurate Spanish captions for their audio and video content. Speak AI also offers a range of other features, such as speech-to-text translation, text-to-speech conversion, and voice recognition.

Benefits of Using Speak AI for Spanish Captions

Speak AI offers a number of benefits for Spanish captioning. With Speak AI, content creators can quickly and easily generate accurate Spanish captions for their audio and video content. Speak AI also provides a range of other features, such as text-to-speech and speech-to-text translation. By using Speak AI, content creators can reach a wider audience of Spanish-speaking viewers, as well as improve the accessibility of their content for viewers with hearing impairments.


Captions in Spanish are an important tool for content creators looking to reach a wider audience and improve the accessibility of their content. Speak AI is a powerful speech recognition and natural language processing platform that can help content creators quickly and easily generate accurate Spanish captions for their audio and video content. With Speak AI, content creators can reach a wider audience of Spanish-speaking viewers, as well as improve the accessibility of their content for viewers with hearing impairments.


Step 1: Create a Speak Account

To start your Spanish 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 Spanish audio and video captioning included.

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

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

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

Accepted Spanish Audio File Types

  • Spanish MP3
  • Spanish M4A
  • Spanish WAV
  • Spanish OGG
  • Spanish WEBM
  • Spanish M4P

Accepted Spanish Video File Types

  • Spanish MP4
  • Spanish M4V
  • Spanish WMV
  • Spanish AVI
  • Spanish MOV
  • Spanish FLV

Publicly Available Spanish 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 Spanish captioning and analysis.

Spanish 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 Spanish 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 Spanish audio or Spanish video

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

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

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

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

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

  • Export Spanish captions to SRTs
  • Export Spanish 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 Spanish 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 Spanish?

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

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

What Can You Caption In Spanish?

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