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Video To Text

Increase your reach in seconds with subtitles

With lightning speed up to 3 times faster and 30% more accurate than competitors you’ll be reaching audiences around the world in seconds with fun and engaging subtitles to bring your script to life.

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Increase engagement with video to text

Increase your reach with beautiful professional subtitles that take only minutes to create, thanks to LOVO's video to text generator. Are you tired of the time-consuming task of adding subtitles to your videos and audio files? Genny's quick and accurate video to text generator can help you with just a few clicks. Customize and animate your subtitles in more than 20 languages to create audience-engaging content that speaks to the world. Genny's advanced speech recognition software eliminates the need for manual subtitling. Let Genny transcribe and generate subtitles for you with lightning speed and precision.

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How to use Video to Text Generator

Step 1 - Upload your video & generate subtitles

Select “Auto Subtitles” and watch Genny work and transcribe video to text in seconds. (If you want more precision control you can edit and manually enter your own.)

Step 2 - Personalize, and select your perfect subtitles

Pick the subtitles that best fits your video - change the color, font, and background. Use dynamic subtitles or highlight keywords for increase engagement.

Step 3 - Download subtitles as a file or hardcode into video

Select either to download your subtitles as a separate SRT file or burned into your video. The choice is yours!

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Benefits of using Video to Text Generator

Increase engagement

Grab your audience’s attention for longer and experience higher levels of engagement with subtitles. In a study by Plymedia, researchers found that videos that provided subtitles increased viewer engagement by up to 40% and the likelihood of viewers watching till the end jumped up to 80%!

SEO is key for video

A video available in multiple languages instantly expands its reach and globalizes the content. Using auto generated subtitles allowing videos to become searchable helping to improving your SEO with more keyword density and diversity.

Expand accessibility

Videos with subtitles increases accessibility which expands your audience. Subtitles ensures your video reaches everyone regardless of language or if they are hard of hearing or deaf. Use an audio to text generator to allow anyone to engage with your content.

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Radek Kaczynski

Radek Kaczynski

CEO of ‘Bouncer’

The moment we heard this voice we knew this is it! Winston for past three years was developing his personality, but finally is complete with his own voice!!! And not an ordinary voice, one that when you listen to it, you feel like at the campfire listening to the wisdom coming from far journeys, an yet he’s talking about email deliverability ;)

Paul Griffin

Paul Griffin

Director of ‘Griffin Productions Ltd.’

LOVO has been really useful in our social media production. It has allowed us to generate voice-overs and character dialogue for some of our output. We use LOVO as part of our script writing process to preview copy and depending on the project, deliver the recording. Being able to audition from a great range of voices and delivery styles, with a script in realtime, is very advantageous and helps us achieve client approval so much quicker.

John Laing

John Laing

Managing Partner & Supervising Sound Editor ‘Urban Post’

For Spiral we had the challenge of having voice tapes that were somewhat gender neutral and to sound nothing like any other of the Saw franchise films. I came up with the idea of an A.I. style of voice. Going through LOVO’s library of voices we came across a female voice that spoke the words very well for clarity. When we pitched and slowed down the wav files, we got exactly what we needed. Clear, neutral, and weird! Thanks LOVO!

Tobias Fenster

Tobias Fenster

Host of the ‘Window on Technology podcast’

I used LOVO to create the spoken intro and the outro. I was really amazed at how easy it was to use it. You just basically enter the sentences you want to speak, you select the speaker that you want to use, and you can already download the audio file. Thanks a lot for the service!

Oren Aharon

Oren Aharon

CEO of ‘Hour One AI’

LOVO is a leading provider of high quality voices in a large verity of languages with an excellent support! LOVO custom voices replicate the original voice in a high accuracy and authenticity.

Jong Yoon Kim

Jong Yoon Kim

Manager at Toothlife

We used LOVO's Speech Synthesis and TTS technologies to create a special product feature for our Toonation creators. Each creator recorded a short script to clone their voice, which they could use to create content on their own, and also allow their fans to use when the fans made donations to them in their channels. Both the creators and the fans loved the freshness of this new feature and of its quality. The key factor was that LOVO was able to capture each creator's tone, pronunciation, character, and the general speaking habits to really encapsulate their persona.

Adam Fine

Adam Fine

Head of Music & Audio ‘Fiverr’

Partnering with LOVO has helped us smoothly integrate synthetic voices to our platform and level up our offering to our freelancer community. The team at LOVO has been instrumental in bringing our vision with AI voiceovers and text-to-speech to life, and has been a great long term collaborator - bringing their experience in the field to our use case.

Alex Karpyza

Alex Karpyza

Sr. Director, Product Management ‘LotLinx’

LotLinx has utilized LOVO AI technology for their excellent text-to-speech and AI voiceover capabilities for over 2 years now! We utilize LOVO to power the audio voiceover behind a variety of our video ads as the integration is seamless and the quality of the output is first class. The LOVO team was happy to retrain their AI models to better support automotive terminology to suit our use case and are always super responsive. LOVO is a 5 star service!

Tamara Tirjak

Tamara Tirjak

Head of Localisation ‘Frontier Developments’

We use LOVO neural voices in Jurassic World Evolution 2, our ground-breaking immersive management game, as an AI tour guide in 9 languages. We love the quality and tone of the voice samples in their library. The API is easy to use and quick to generate all the spoken lines we need. In order to receive a 10/10 we’d be looking for an interface with powerful tools to edit and fine-tune the synthesized speech output. Aside from than that, it has been a pleasure to work with this innovative solution and the highly knowledgeable staff of LOVO.

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Closed Captioning vs Subtitles: Understanding the Differences

All you need to know about auto generated subtitles

What are subtitles?

Subtitles are written representations of spoken dialogue, narration, or other audio elements in a video, film, or multimedia content. They usually appear at the bottom of the screen and provide a written transcription of the audio in the same language or a translated form.

Why do you need video to text subtitles?

There are benefits to using subtitles:

1. Accessibility: Ensuring that the content is understandable for individuals with hearing difficulties or who are deaf makes it accessible to a broader audience.
2. Multilingual Support: The primary function of subtitles is to translate or provide captions in different languages, thus making the content more easily accessible to a wider, global audience.
3. Improved Comprehension: Using video to text subtitles can be beneficial for improving understanding of the content, especially in situations where there are accents, dialects, or complex dialogue involved.
4. Environmental Considerations: By utilizing subtitles, video transcription enables viewers to follow the conversation in busy and noisy environments such as crowded public spaces.
5. SEO: By including subtitles to video content, it becomes more discoverable as search engines can index and rank it more efficiently.

Applying subtitles in videos enhances the accessibility and usefulness of multimedia content, making it easier to comprehend and engage a diverse audience.

What is the difference between static and animated subtitles?

It is essential to include subtitles in video content as they provide a means of conveying information to the audience through text. Subtitles can be categorized into two main types - static and animated.

Fixed at the bottom of the screen and unchanging during video playback, static subtitles are a common feature in traditional content like movies and documentaries. These subtitles offer a consistent and straightforward reference for text, ensuring stability and ease of use.

Static subtitles typically display text on the screen without any movement or effects. In contrast, animated subtitles are more dynamic and involve changes or additional effects to the text during video playback. Animated subtitles are often used in creative, artistic, or youth-oriented videos to enhance the visual appeal of the text.

How do video to text subtitles work?

Closed captions or subtitles can be generated automatically using speech recognition technology and natural language processing.

Firstly, the audio or video file containing spoken content is uploaded. Following this, an automatic speech recognition (ASR) system is utilized to transform the spoken content into written text.

Automatic speech recognition (ASR) technology has the ability to identify words and transcribe spoken content into text. To improve accuracy, the resulting text can be processed through NLP, which can correct any errors, interpret context, improve readability by formatting the text, and include appropriate punctuation.

In order to synchronize the text with the video, specific time markers are added to each line of text. Once the text is finalized with these markers, it is formatted and can be included in the video file or provided separately as a subtitle file. The SRT format is widely used for this purpose.

Subtitles are typically displayed at the bottom of the screen and can be customized according to one's desired font, size, and style.

What is an SRT file?

SubRip Subtitle files, commonly known as SRT files, are frequently used to store closed captions or subtitles in video content. These files are written in plain text, which makes them easy to read by humans. SRT files consist of timed lines of text that indicate when specific content should be displayed on the screen while watching videos.

The compatibility of SRT files with different video players and editing software has contributed to their increasing popularity. They are a convenient and universal means of adding subtitles or closed captions to videos. SRT files have significant applications in translating subtitles to different languages while ensuring proper timing for accessibility. If you use Genny for auto-generating subtitles, you have the choice of downloading them as an SRT file or hardcoding them into your video.

What are hardcode subtitles?

Hardcoded subtitles, also referred to as open captions or burned-in subtitles are the type of subtitles that are embedded into the video image during encoding. They are always visible at the bottom of the video frame and cannot be turned off or customized by the viewer.

In videos, subtitles are an integral and crucial component of the content, particularly for foreign language films or videos that feature essential dialogues.

When should you use subtitles?

Adding video to text subtitles can have several benefits, such as enhancing accessibility, increasing engagement, and improving comprehension. Although there can be numerous reasons for incorporating this feature, the most common ones are:

✅ AccessibilityFor individuals who experience hearing difficulties or are completely deaf, subtitles play a crucial role in allowing them to understand audiovisual content.
✅ Global AudiencesVideo transcription services allow a wider audience, including people from diverse language backgrounds and international viewers, to access content.
✅ ClarityIn noisy surroundings, they improve the clarity of spoken conversations and aid the audience in comprehending the message.
✅ SEOIncorporating subtitles via video transcription into video content has multifaceted benefits. It not only assists in enhancing search engine optimization (SEO) and adhering to regulations but also boosts engagement and retention. In addition, it broadens the accessibility of the content to a broader audience.

The addition of video to text subtitles can improve the overall audiovisual experience, and their utilization should be based on the goals of the content and the needs of the target viewers.

How do I make my own subtitles?

It is possible to create video to text subtitles in text format from a video by following a few simple steps.

1. With Genny, you can upload a video in the mp4 format or a script in either .docx or .txt file format.
2. You can find the "Subtitle" icon and click on it.
3. There are three options for adding subtitles to your video: you can opt for automatic generation, manually enter them, or upload an SRT file.
4. You have the option to select your preferred font, color, and style (animated or static).

After your video-to-text subtitle generation is complete and you've finished your work, you can receive your subtitles either as a separate SRT file or as hardcoded subtitles within your video.

What is the difference between closed captions, open captions, and subtitles?

There are multiple methods to display text on a video screen to convey spoken content, including open captions, closed captions, and subtitles. While their objective is the same, their unique characteristics and functionality differentiate them from each other.

Open CaptionsOpen captions refer to captions permanently embedded into the video and cannot be customized or turned off by the viewer. They are constantly visible and appear every time the video is played. Open captions are helpful when the creator wants to ensure that the captions are always present and cannot be modified. They are typically employed when captions are necessary for understanding the content.
Closed CaptionsViewers have the option to turn closed captions on or off when watching a video, granting them the liberty to choose whether or not they want to view the captions. These captions are stored in distinct files and can be included or excluded from the video during playback. They are often employed to comply with legal accessibility requirements, enabling individuals with hearing impairments to access the content. Closed captions are frequently utilized in TV broadcasts, online streaming, and educational videos.
SubtitlesSubtitles serve the primary purpose of translating spoken content or aiding viewers who face difficulty in comprehending a spoken language due to factors like accents, dialects, or background noise. These can be turned on or off by the viewer, similar to closed captions. Subtitles are commonly used for translating content into multiple languages, thereby making it available to a wider global audience.

In brief, open captions are always visible and cannot be turned off, while closed captions are adjustable and often used for accessibility purposes. Subtitles, on the other hand, are typically used for translation or to enhance understanding and can be enabled or disabled by the viewer.

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