You will need a multimedia player installed on your computer to view and listen to our video clips. The following multimedia players are supported and are available in both free and premium versions:
- QuickTime Player:
- Video files with a .mov extension can be viewed with QuickTime
- Real Media Player:
- Video files with a .rm can be viewed viewed with Real Media Player
- Window Media Player:
- Video files with a .wmv can be viewed by the video player Windows Media Player
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Enabling Captions in Different Media Players
The free QuickTime player does not provide the option to enable/disable captions. Only QuickTime Pro has this option. In QuickTime 6.5 or later, captions are enabled by default.
Steps for enabling captions in QuickTime Pro:
- From the Edit menu, select "Enable Tracks..."
- Enable "Text Track"
- Select OK
Real Media Player | RealOne Player
Steps for enabling captions in Real Media Player or RealOne Player:
- From the Tools menu (the View menu in older versions), select "Preferences..."
- Select the "Content" category
- Select "Show subtitles"
- Select "Use supplemental text captioning when available.
Windows Media Player 10
Steps for enabling captions in Windows Media Player 10:
- From the Tools menu, select "Options..."
- Select the “Security” tab
- Check the "Show local captions when present" box
- Select OK
To toggle captions, press Ctrl+Shift+C (or select "Captions and Subtitles > On if Available" in the Play menu).
Windows Media Player 9
Steps for enabling captions in Windows Media Player 9:
- To toggle captions, press Ctrl+Shift+C (or select "Captions and Subtitles" > "On if Available" in the Play menu).
Windows Media Player 7 | Windows Media Player 8
Steps for enabling captions in Windows Media Player 7 or Windows Media Player 8:
- From the View menu, select "Now Playing Tools" > "Captions"
Window Media Player 6.4
Steps for enabling captions in Windows Media Player 6.4:
- From the View menu, select "Captions"