Making MS Stream Recordings ADA Compliant


When creating or uploading videos to Microsoft Stream (MS Stream) Classic you can turn on “autogenerate captions,” it is machine-generated so it may not be error-free. With keeping Universal Design in mind, it is recommended to edit your transcript for accuracy, especially if you are reusing it.

Editing your Transcript in MS Stream

Transcripts in MS Stream Classic can be searched so content is easily found, to ensure accuracy of the transcription it should be reviewed, and errors corrected. Use the transcript editor in MS Stream Classic. The transcript will sync with spoken content when users click gear, to access the View Settings.

Applying Closed Captions in MS Stream

Captions can be enabled and viewed on the video player in MS Stream Classic.

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Stream is a video tool part of Microsoft 365 – where staff, faculty, and registered students can create, upload, and share their video content in Canvas or with anyone with an SVSU email address. Stream has a basic video editor and transcript editor. We recommend MS Stream for students to record (e.g., biographies, presentations, and other projects) There is a 15-minute recording limit.
Audio files submitted as assignments in Canvas can be uploaded to Stream for transcription.
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