Short answer:

  1. Click Export from your Simon Says transcript page
  2. Click "Subtitles" in the Export Options screen
  3. Click the sub-option "Facebook/YouTube"
  4. Then click the button "Let's do this"
Click the sub-option

5. Unzip the file that has been downloaded to your computer to extract your SRT file(s)

Unzip the file that has been downloaded to your computer


6. Open up your YouTube account and click the video camera icon at the top of your page then select Upload Video

Open up your YouTube account and click the video camera icon at the top of your page then select Upload Video

7. Drag and drop or select files from your computer

Drag and drop or select files from your computer


8. On the Details pane, scroll down and click More Options, then scroll to Language, subtitles, and closed captions (CC), then select the language of your subtitles under Video language

On the Details pane, scroll down and click More Options, then scroll to Language, subtitles, and closed captions (CC)


9. Click Upload Subtitles/CC, then select With timing and click Continue

Click Upload Subtitles/CC


10. Navigate to the subtitle file you downloaded from Simon Says and select it

11. Fill out any other desired details in the Details pane, click Next, fill out Video Elements details, click Next and fill out Visibility details then click Save

12. If your video has completed processing, you can now view it to see the subtitles.

To add another language:
(You can translate your subtitles to 50+ languages on Simon Says. See here for a short tutorial)
13. Under the video, click the 3 dots and select Add Translations

Select Add Translations


14. Click Add new subtitles or CC and select the language

Click Add new subtitles or CC


15. On the next screen, select Upload a file

Select Upload a file

16. Click Choose File and navigate to your translated subtitle file from Simon Says and then click Upload

Click Choose File and navigate to your translated subtitle file from Simon Says


17. After the upload completes, click Save changes and then click Return to YouTube Studio at the top right

click Save changes and then click Return to YouTube Studio


18. Navigate to your video and open it to view. You will now see a list of language choices under Settings > Subtitles/CC

You will now see a list of language choices under Settings > Subtitles/CC

Repeat steps 13–18 to add other languages

TaDa!


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