Camtasia 19 closed captions spell checking

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Hi everyone,

I have just spent 7 hours yesterday typing in closed captions to several Camtasia 19 videos but couldn't find a spell checker anywhere.  Does it have one in-built?  If not, how do I spell check the text I have written please?

Also, is there a quicker way to create the closed captions?

Thanks
Scott 
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lisa.golds

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Camtasia is very good for adding existing caption files to a project, but lacks several key features for creating captions from scratch and advanced editing (the ADA checker is also very misleading). Of course, it is possible, as you've found out, to start from scratch but there are a few other options that might prove more useful.

Subtitle Edit (free, open source) - https://www.nikse.dk/subtitleedit

Aegisub (free, open source) - http://www.aegisub.org/

MovieCaptioner - (commercial, free trial) - a very simple, easy to use program. Features to create and sync/align a transcript. Sometimes there are issues with FPS settings and outputs, but overall a powerful program. https://www.synchrimedia.com/

Express Scribe is powerful tool for creating transcripts (you'll still need to add timings for captions, but this can be easily done in Camtasia with the click sync feature.
https://www.nch.com.au/scribe/index.html

You could also outsource the transcript and do the alignment in MovieCaptioner or Camtasia.

Hope this helps.
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Thank you so much, that is really helpful.
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Camtasia 2019 spell checks words as they are typed in