Services

Post Production > YouTube-Ready Captioning

Aberdeen Broadcast Services is certified as an approved "YouTube Ready" vendor by the Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP). Funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the National Association of the Deaf, the DCMP verifies and monitors the capabilities of captioning companies on their ability to meet of their captioning requirements.

Pricing & Service Options for YouTube:

Sample Video showing our Basic Level Caption option in both English & Spanish. (click the "CC" button on the player to turn on captions and choose the settings icon to select language)

Basic Level Captions for YouTube & Web-only Players

Rates: $40 for videos up to 10 minutes OR $3.75/minute for videos over 10 minutes
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Enhanced Level Captions for YouTube & Web-only Players

Rates: $75 for videos up to 10 minutes OR $7.50/minute for videos over 10 minutes
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Transcription for YouTube (text with no time codes)

Rates: $35 for videos up to 10 minutes OR $3.00/minute for videos over 10 minutes
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Multi-language Translation for YouTube

Rates: $250 minimum rate per multi-language project
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The YouTube Process:

Scenarist Closed Caption (.scc file extension) files are YouTube's preferred file format. However, Aberdeen can provide all basic or advanced caption file exports needed to support your cross-platform web media players.