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How do I enable captioning on PBS Video Player streaming videos?

  • To enable closed captioning on videos, click the button labeled CC located in the bottom right hand corner of the viewing window (Figure 1).

Figure 1

  • Once captions are activated, the CC icon turns blue, indicating they are activated (Figure 2). The captions appear in the center of your screen and you can format the appearance of the captions by clicking the icon located in the upper right side of the viewing window. Learn how to format your captions

Figure 2