How to Translate a video on YouTube – A Help Guide
A Help guide on how to translate a video on YouTube. These instruction are a simple overview of how to submit a community translation for a video hosted on YouTube. Translating made easy.
WHY WE DO OUR VIDEO TRANSLATIONS ON YOUTUBE
By translating our stories directly on to a Youtube video we are able to sync separate sections of the audio timeline. This helps in timings and syncing vision to the audio track. This 45-second video was used to illustrate to our translators how simple the process is.
1. ACCESS YOUTUBE TRANSLATION
Click on on one of our story links below to open the YOUTUBE TRANSLATION INTERFACE
You will need to have a logged-in Google account to continue this process.
2. CLICK SELECT A LANGUAGE
A blue button on the top right of the screen.
You can’t miss it.
3. SEARCH FOR YOUR LANGUAGE
Start typing and your language should be highlighted in the shortlist
Select your chosen language
4. YOUTUBES TRANSLATION INTERFACE
Here is where you enter your translation
On the left-hand window pane the time-coded segment, highlighted in blue is where you enter the translation.
5. SAVING TRANSLATIONS
This is the blue button on the top right of the screen.
You don’t have to complete your translation in one go. You can save and come back later.