How to Export Captions or Subtitles in Camtasia

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In this video, I’ll show you how to Export Captions or Subtitles in Camtasia 2020.

Camtasia supports 2 subtitle export formats; SRT and SAMI caption formats.
SRT or SubRip caption formats are the most common caption formats.


In this video, I’ll show you how to export captions or subtitles from your project in Camtasia 2020.

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So let’s begin.

We’ve already walked through the video on importing captions in Camtasia, burning captions to our video in Camtasia.

Now let’s export our subtitles or captions.

The reason why you may want to export the captions is because you want maybe to add it as a closed caption file to your project in YouTube, which boosts on YouTube SEO.

Or maybe you just want to repurpose the subtitle or caption into a blog post or a txt file.

So let me show you how you can do that.

So we’ll go to the captions tab here.

And our captions are available here on the timeline, and you’ll see them available here.

To export our captions, all we need to do is just click on the gear icon, and then click on Export captions.

And then navigate to the folder where we want to save our captions.

Now, once you get here, there are two options or two formats you can save your captions as.

SubRip caption files, or SAMI caption files and SAMI caption files or caption files that are supported by Windows Media Player.

But SRT are supported as well.

So let’s say we want to save as an SRT and then title it, whatever name that suits you.

For example, sample caption file.

Let’s call it that, and then just click on Save.

Once you click on Save, you can navigate to the folder with the subtitle that you want. And here is the subtitle.

And since an SRT file is a plain text subtitle file, you can edit it inside Notepad.

Related: How to Convert SRT Subtitles to Plain Text

So I’ll just double click on it and it’s going to open up inside Notepad.

So here is the time.

And if I can just minimize this, let me just minimize this particular window and move the subtitle to the side.

And I can also just move this up.

So if we look at it, you’ll notice that the first section is blank.

And then we have from this particular section and then we continue another blank one we continue, etc.

So it’s going to export with all the time codes and the numbers are available as they appear inside Camtasia.

So that is how you can export a subtitle file or caption file from Camtasia 2020.

I hope this video has been of value.

Until next time, stay safe and never stop learning.

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