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How To Create Tamil Captions

Tamil is one of the world’s oldest languages and is spoken in parts of India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, and Malaysia. It is the official language of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, two Indian states, and is spoken by more than 78 million people worldwide.

Adding captions and subtitles to videos and audio in Tamil can help you reach a wider audience and provide accessibility to those who may not be able to understand the language. Transcribing and adding captions in Tamil also has a range of benefits for researchers, marketers, and businesses, and this article will explore some of them.

What Are Captions?

Captions are text that is synchronized with audio or video content and can be used to provide a transcription of the spoken words. They are different from subtitles, which are primarily used to translate the spoken words into another language.

Benefits Of Transcribing and Adding Captions

Transcribing and adding captions in Tamil can benefit both businesses and individuals in a number of ways. Here are some of the benefits:

Increase Accessibility

Adding captions in Tamil can help make your content more accessible to people who may not be able to understand the language. Captions can also help people with hearing impairments or those who are hard of hearing access the content.

Better SEO

Adding captions in Tamil can also help improve your content’s SEO. By including relevant keywords and phrases in your captions, you can help your content rank higher in search engine results.

Increase Engagement

Captions can also help increase engagement with your content. People can watch and read your content more easily when captions are included, and this can lead to more shares and likes.

Improve Comprehension

Captions can also help improve comprehension of the content. People can better understand the content when captions are included, and this can help you reach a wider audience.

Using Speak AI to Create Tamil Captions

Speak AI is a speech recognition and natural language processing platform that has over 50,000 users. It provides businesses and researchers with a powerful way to transcribe and add captions in Tamil.

Speak AI’s automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology can transcribe audio in Tamil with up to 95% accuracy. It also provides a range of features to help you create captions quickly and easily, including punctuation, speaker identification, and caption formatting.

Speak AI’s AI-powered platform also offers a range of other features, such as automatic translation, text analysis, and keyword extraction. These features can help you gain insights from your audio and video content, allowing you to make better decisions and reach a wider audience.


Adding captions in Tamil can benefit researchers, marketers, and businesses in a number of ways. It can increase accessibility, improve SEO, increase engagement, and improve comprehension of the content.

Speak AI’s platform offers a powerful way to transcribe and add captions in Tamil. It provides up to 95% accuracy for transcription and a range of features to help you create captions quickly and easily. It also offers a range of other features to help you gain insights from your audio and video content.

If you’re looking for a way to transcribe and add captions in Tamil, Speak AI is a great choice. Sign up today and start creating captions in Tamil with ease.

Step 1: Create a Speak Account

To start your Tamil 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 Tamil audio and video captioning included.

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

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

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

Accepted Tamil Audio File Types

  • Tamil MP3
  • Tamil M4A
  • Tamil WAV
  • Tamil OGG
  • Tamil WEBM
  • Tamil M4P

Accepted Tamil Video File Types

  • Tamil MP4
  • Tamil M4V
  • Tamil WMV
  • Tamil AVI
  • Tamil MOV
  • Tamil FLV

Publicly Available Tamil 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 Tamil captioning and analysis.

Tamil 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 Tamil 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 Tamil audio or Tamil video

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

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

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

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

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

  • Export Tamil captions to SRTs
  • Export Tamil 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 Tamil 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 Tamil?

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

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

What Can You Caption In Tamil?

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