Add captions to your videos for free.

Quickly generate captions for any video with the Adobe Express online editor. No experience necessary.

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How to add captions to videos.

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1. Upload media.

Choose a video to upload to the online caption generator. Select the language spoken in the video.

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2. Generate captions.

Edit your video captions if needed, then choose a font style to add to your new video.

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3. Continue editing.

Download your new video with captions as an MP4 file or keep editing in Adobe Express.

Expand your reach with the Adobe Express subtitle generator.

Make your video content accessible to everyone, even when it’s on mute. Quickly and easily transcribe the audio in any video you upload with the caption generator, then watch text appear in real-time at the bottom of your video when you hit the play button. For total control, you can type in your captions manually.

Spread the word with video captions.

Keep viewers engaged to the very end and help them retain information effortlessly with captioned video content. Whether you’re sharing a tutorial, educational clip, or intro video to Instagram or TikTok, the Adobe Express online caption generator transforms your videos into easily digestible content. Select the language spoken in your video to generate subtitles in minutes.

Make standout videos with captions and animated effects.

Add a whole new look and feel to your captioned video content with animated effects. Make any graphic, icon, text, or image in your project tumble in, fade out, and more for a captivating viewing experience.

Tons of free templates, video, and audio assets to start from.

Get inspired and save time with professionally designed templates to get you started. Whether you’re building your brand on social or creating a unique personal project, Adobe Express has tons of free video templates for any occasion or theme to help you make show-stopping content. For a more personal touch, add free Adobe Stock audio and sound effects in Adobe Express.

Frequently asked questions.

How accurate is the video caption?
The Adobe Express subtitle generator automatically transcribes the audio in any video you upload. Once you generate captions, you’ll also have the option to edit them directly to ensure that your subtitles are 100% accurate.
Can I add subtitles to my Instagram videos?
Absolutely, you can add subtitles to any social video. Once you’ve finished editing your Instagram video, upload it to our caption generator and watch as subtitles appear at the bottom of your video in seconds. Switch up the font style and edit your subtitles if you’d like for total customization options.
Is there a limit to the usage of adding captions to the video?
There’s no limit to how many videos you can add captions to, so feel free to upload as many videos as you’d like to get started today.
Do I need prior video editing experience to use Adobe Express?
No prior video editing or creating skills are necessary. When making videos in Adobe Express, all skill levels are welcome and encouraged to kickstart their creativity with ready-made video templates, graphics, stock music, photos, and videos to choose from.
Can I get Adobe Express for free? If so, what’s included?
Yes, we have a free plan available for anyone. Enjoy everything you need to stand out, including thousands of templates, hundreds of Adobe Stock images, photo editing and effects, and much more.