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YouTube Adds Six More Languages to Hilariously Auto-Caption Videos

YouTube Adds Six More Languages to Hilariously Auto Caption Videos

Strangely, on a day where the Washington Post is lamenting the lack of online video captioning for the hearing impaired, YouTube announces that they have added six languages to the auto-captioning feature.  Now, auto-captioning is usually hilariously bad, but recently YouTube made it so that you could …

Browser Adoption of HTML5 Video Continues to Grow, But Still Not Complete

Browser Adoption of HTML5 Video Continues to Grow, But Still Not Complete

LongTail Video just released the update to their longstanding State of HTML5 Video which gives everyone a clear cut, easy to read guide to what parts of the HTML5 <video> tag are supported, by what browser and to what extent. At present, 79% of the …

How to Download Your Entire YouTube Channel Library in Original Uploaded Format [Reel Web #59]

How to Download Your Entire YouTube Channel Library in Original Uploaded Format [Reel Web #59]

This week on the Reel Web, we'll show you a new feature that Google launched which allows you to download all of your original source video files that were uploaded to your YouTube channel.  Additionally we cover a few new linking options for YouTube annotations, …

Translate Your Closed Captions into 300+ Languages with YouTube’s New Translation Tool

Translate Your Closed Captions into 300+ Languages with YouTubes New Translation Tool

If you make videos that are universal, that is, not confined to English-speaking countries, it will do your videos a world of good to be able to provide a number of languages so that almost anyone in the world can enjoy them.  We've covered in-depth …

HTML5 Video SEO to Get Easier with Track Element Standard (WebVTT)

HTML5 Video SEO to Get Easier with Track Element Standard (WebVTT)

The track element has a lot of uses but for the ReelSEO audience, I think one of the best will be the ability to attach a ton of metadata to those HTML5 videos that we're all starting to publish. Sure, it is meant for other …

Why Adobe Really Dropped Their Mobile Flash Support

Why Adobe Really Dropped Their Mobile Flash Support

Many, especially the zealous Apple supporters, would have you believe that Apple killed Flash. In reality, it's HTML5 that might be the ultimate demise of Flash, but it won't be this year and probably not next year either. A recent article at TechCrunch took an …

Reaching Wider Audiences & Creating Discussion Through Video: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook – Part 6

Reaching Wider Audiences & Creating Discussion Through Video: The YouTube Advertiser Playbook   Part 6

There is nothing better than posting a video on YouTube and getting a discussion started, creating a dialogue about the content you created.  Of course, you hope that discussion is positive, and people are raving about what a great video it is.  Another thing you …

A Comprehensive List of Online Video Ad Types and Formats, Pros and Cons

A Comprehensive List of Online Video Ad Types and Formats, Pros and Cons

The online video advertising offerings continue to expand and I thought I would go through the whole list of them and give some of my thoughts on the pros and cons of each. I won't go too deeply into specific products from ad networks, just …

How to Optimize Metadata for Your YouTube Business Video Ad – The YouTube Advertiser Playbook: Part 4

How to Optimize Metadata for Your YouTube Business Video Ad   The YouTube Advertiser Playbook: Part 4

The first section of the YouTube Advertiser Playbook goes over all the basics of producing your video, from pre-to-post production.  In the next section, "Managing Your Videos," YouTube discusses optimizing metadata, channel design, and social involvement.  Much of this is covered in the YouTube Creator Playbook as …

Zencoder Loads Closed Captioning Support, Aspera Integration, Dolby Digital Plus

Zencoder Loads Closed Captioning Support, Aspera Integration, Dolby Digital Plus

Zencoder announced several new features at the NAB Show, I knew I should have been there, that will boost its usefulness and make it the first cloud transcoding provider to support closed captioning for multiple formats including Apple HTTP Live Streaming.

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