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Captions are text that has been time-synchronized with a video’s audio track and appear on-screen while a video is playing.
Captions display dialogue and relevant non-speech elements such as sound effects and speaker identifications that are necessary to a viewer's understanding. Captions are essential for making videos accessible for viewers who are d/Deaf or hard-of-hearing.
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