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Adding Transcriptions to Your Video in Google Drive

While Zoom can output transcription files, they are not automatically "burned" into the video files that you would download and re-host in Google Drive. To apply transcription files to videos that are hosted in Google Drive, follow these quick and easy steps below.

  1. On your computer, sign in to
  2. Click the video you want to add captions to.
  3. Click the three-dot menu and then Manage caption tracks.

    A screenshot of the Google Drive More menu, indicating towards the Manage Captions button.


  4. Click Add new caption tracks.

    A screenshot of the Google Drive Manage Captions menu, indicating towards the Add New Caption Tracks button.


  5. Under the Upload tab, select file and choose a caption or transcript file.

    A screenshot of the Select a captions file menu, indicating towards the Upload tab and the Select A File button.


  6. Choose the language for the captions and a name for the track, then click Upload.

    A screenshot of the Google Drive Add New Captions menu, indicating towards Upload button.