How to add subtitles to your video

85% of videos on Facebook and Instagram are watched without sound. Subtitles are essential if you want to engage your audience. FirstCut Studio is the easiest and most cost-effective tool online to add embedded subtitles to your video. We even support 7 different languages.

Result of Firstcut Studio video editor - which adds captions, headers, and colors

Start by uploading your video using our import tool, uploading the file directly, or use a file you have already uploaded. Your subtitles will start transcribing automatically.

Trim your video to select the snippet you would like to render.

Add an optional header and footer and select your colors and font while your subtitles are transcribing.

After your subtitles are ready, use our intuitive user interface to polish the automatic transcription.

After everything looks the way you want it, click render. We will email you when your video is ready.

Then your video is ready to download, post on all of your social media channels, and go viral!

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