A complete SD & HD closed captioning and subtitling solution. No additional captioning hardware required. No generation loss.

MacCaption and CaptionMaker enable many different kinds of closed captioning workflows for television, web, mobile devices, video servers, DVD, Teletext and more.

See our captioning comparison chart to find the configuration that’s right for you.

File-based Workflows

Unlike traditional tape-to-tape captioning gear, MacCaption and CaptionMaker can embed closed captioning directly into files, including: MPEG-2 Program and Transport Streams, MXF, QuickTime, MCC, and many more. It supports broadcast video servers such as: Harris Nexio, Omneon, SeaChange, Avid Airstream, as well as Manzanita's multiplexers for VOD CableLabs spec.

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Adobe Premiere Pro

MacCaption and CaptionMaker enable the HD closed captioning functions of Adobe Premiere Pro versions CS 5.5 or later . You can edit and output both HD and SD closed captions to tape, file, disc, mobile devices, and the web.

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Avid Media Composer

CaptionMaker enables the HD closed captioning functions of Avid Media Composer version 5 or later. You can edit and output both HD and SD closed captions to tape, file, disc, and the web.

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Web and Mobile

Meeting web accessibility requirements can be difficult—unless you have MacCaption or CaptionMaker. Our software allows you to create closed captions for the most popular web formats, including: HTML5, YouTube, QuickTime, iTunes, and Windows Media, as well as convert existing closed captions into web formats.

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Non-Linear Editors (NLEs)

Using our patented Black Movie workflow for both PC and Mac, you can output from Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Sony Vegas, Media 100, Edius, Liquid, Video Toaster, and most other NLEs' timelines directly to SD tape with closed captions.

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Media Asset Management (MAM)

Our captioning software can extract closed captions from an already captioned video and re-export them to a wide variety of formats. It can automatically conform the closed captions to match an edit decision list, or manually edit the existing closed captions in an easy-to-use non-linear interface. It even supports batch conversion and CLI scripting for automation workflows.

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DVD and Blu-Ray

MacCaption and CaptionMaker works with all professional authoring programs, allowing you to create closed captions and subtitles for DVD and subtitles for Blu-ray.

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Subtitling for SD and HD Videos

Not only do we create closed captions, our software is an advanced subtitle creation and export tool as well. What's the difference between closed captions and subtitles?
See: Captions vs. Subtitles.

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