Use Live Caption in Chrome

You can use Live Caption to generate captions automatically for videos, podcasts, games, live streams, video calls or other audio media from Chrome browser on your computer. Audio and captions are processed locally and stay on the device.
Live Caption is only available in English.

Turn Live Caption on:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. At the top right, select more More and then settings.
  3. At the bottom of the settings page, select accessibility.
  4. Turn on Live Caption.

Tips:

  • To turn on captions for a video, at the top right, select media control Media control.
  • To use Live Captions for videos that autoplay, turn on the video volume.
  • When you select away from the tab with sound, Live Captions will appear in a hover-bubble that you can drag. To return to the tab with audio, select .

Turn Live Caption off:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. At the top right, select more More and then settings.
  3. At the bottom of the settings page, select accessibility.
  4. Turn off Live Caption.

Customise your captions

Customise your captions to make them easier to read. You can:

  • Collapse and expand captions with the arrow on the caption box.
  • Select the captions to move them to your preferred place on your browser.
  • Change your caption font, size, colour and opacity.
  • Change the background colour and opacity.

To customise the font:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. At the top right, select more More and then settings.
  3. At the bottom of the settings page, select accessibility and then caption preferences.
  4. In your computer's system preferences, select your customisation.

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