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Use Google Slides or Microsoft PowerPoint for Closed Captions

GoToWebinar does not currently support closed captioning; however, you can leverage Google Slides or Microsoft PowerPoint for real-time closed captions during your webinar event.

Use Google Slides

  1. Open your presentation in Google Slides.If your presentation is hosted elsewhere, upload it to Google Slides.
  2. Click View > Present in the top menu to start presenting.
  3. Click Captions or the CC icon in the presenter toolbar.
  4. As you speak, the captions will appear in real time.

Use Microsoft PowerPoint

You must be running PowerPoint v16.0.11601.20178 (Windows) or v16.22.127.0 (Mac) to use subtitles.

  1. Open your presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint. If your presentation is hosted elsewhere, upload it to Google Slides.
  2. Click Slide Show in the top menu and check the "Always Use Subtitles" box.
  3. Use the Subtitle Settings drop-down menu to customize the language and location of the subtitles.
  4. Once you're in slide show mode, subtitles will automatically appear. Click the Toggle Subtitles icon in the presenter toolbar to turn it off and on.