Closed Caption & Subtitle for Web and Mobile Devices
Detailed Feature Comparison (PDF File)
New - Auto Time Stamp
WebPlus (CaptionMaker & MacCaption) supports the new Auto Time Stamp add-on, which can drastically reduce the time it takes to closed caption a video.
If web streaming (QT, WMP, Flash, YouTube, Real, mobile devices) and DVD captioning are your main needs, WebPlus is your solution. It lets you prepare captions for web video-on-demand. You can also use it for live text streaming and live broadcast captioning, with your choice of caption inputs, including: speech recognition, steno, pre-scripted text, and traditional keyboard text entry.
For sample videos captioned for the Web for WMP, RealPlayer, QuickTime, Flash, iPod, iTunes, YouTube and Google, click on Webcast Samples.
You can caption and subtitle your DVDs using DVD StudioPro and Adobe Encore among others. For details, see the DVD Closed Caption and Subtitle page.
To stream text on the web in real time, you would need an internet connection and upload the text to a server. The viewers will simply connect to a web address and view the text on any internet browser like IE, safari, firefox or iPhone and Blackberry kind of devices to see the streaming text. For more details, click on Live Text Streaming.
Open Captions (Burned-in Subtitles)
Using WebPlus, you can add Open Captions (also known as Burned-in Subtitles) to your AVI files in CaptionMaker (Windows), or your MOV files in MacCaption (Mac).
You can caption your live broadcast video using CaptionMaker-Live. You can input the dialog via a speech recognition software like YouCaption, or a steno machine. Add a closed caption encoder. That's all you need. For more details, click on Live Captioning..
CaptionMaker-WebPlus and MacCaption-WebPlus do not do live webcast captioning. CPC-800 (Windows) does just that. For more details, click on Live Webcast.