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Auto Generate Timed Subtitles for YouTube Videos with YouTranscript


Transcribing videos is an essential task to make your content more accessible to a wider audience. Subtitles not only help the hearing impaired but also cater to those who prefer reading content in noisy or quiet environments. YouTranscript, a powerful web application, simplifies this process by automatically generating timed subtitles for YouTube videos. In this blog post, we'll walk you through the step-by-step process of using YouTranscript to generate and upload subtitles to your YouTube videos.

Step 1: Log in to YouTranscript

To get started, visit the YouTranscript website and log in to your account. If you don't have an account yet, create one by providing your email and a secure password.

Step 2: Navigate to the Upload Section

Once you're logged in, locate the "Upload" section on the homepage or within the main menu. This section is where you will upload the YouTube video that you'd like to transcribe.

Step 3: Upload the YouTube Video

In the "Upload" section, paste the YouTube video URL or use the built-in search functionality to find the video you'd like to transcribe. After selecting your desired video, click the "Upload" button.

Step 4: Hit Transcribe and Wait for the Transcription

After uploading the video, click the "Transcribe" button to begin the transcription process. YouTranscript will then analyze the audio of the video and generate subtitles with timestamps. This process may take a few minutes, depending on the video's length and audio quality.

Step 5: View the Transcription

Once the transcription is complete, you'll be directed to a page displaying the video with the generated subtitles. Each subtitle line will have a timestamp, making it easier for you to review and edit the content as needed.

Step 6: Make Any Edits You Need

Before exporting the subtitles, it's essential to review the transcription and make any necessary edits. YouTranscript's user-friendly interface allows you to click on any subtitle line and edit the text and timestamp directly. Ensure the subtitles are accurate and correctly synced with the video.

Step 7: Export the Subtitles as an SRT File

When you're satisfied with the subtitles, click the "Share" icon in the top right corner of the page. Choose the "Export as SRT" option to download the subtitle file to your computer.

Step 8: Go to YouTube Studio

Now that you have the SRT file ready, go to the YouTube Studio to upload the subtitles to your video. If you're not already logged in, sign in to your YouTube account and access YouTube Studio.

Step 9: Click on the Video You Want to Add Subtitles To

In YouTube Studio, navigate to the "Content" tab to view all your uploaded videos. Locate the video you'd like to add the subtitles to and click on its thumbnail.

Step 10: Choose Edit Subtitles

On the video details page, scroll down to the "Language, subtitles, and closed captions (CC)" section. Click the "Edit" button next to "Subtitles" to open the subtitle editor.

Step 11: Import the SRT File with Timings

In the subtitle editor, click the "Options" (three-dot) icon and select "Import from file." Choose the "With timings" option and upload the SRT file you exported from YouTranscript.

Step 12: Enjoy Your Video with Timed Subtitles

Once you've successfully uploaded the SRT file, the subtitles should now appear on your video with the correct timestamps. Click "Save" to apply the changes, and your video will now have accurately synced subtitles!


YouTranscript offers a seamless and efficient way to generate timed subtitles for your YouTube videos. With its user-friendly interface and powerful transcription capabilities, creating accurate subtitles has never been easier. Remember to review the generated subtitles and edit them as necessary to ensure they perfectly align with your video's audio. By making your content more accessible, you'll be able to reach a broader audience and improve your channel's overall user experience. So, what are you waiting for? Give YouTranscript a try and elevate your YouTube content with auto-generated subtitles today!