Edit or Remove Captions
Note: If you’re in YouTube Studio, click Creator Studio Classic in the left menu to follow these steps.
You can use the captions editor to make changes to the text and time codes of your captions. You can also use caption editing software or services.
Edit caption text
Note: If you’re editing captions created automatically, a new caption track that includes your revisions will be generated.
Edit caption timing
You can edit the timing on your caption tracks directly in the YouTube captions editor or by downloading your caption files.
Use the YouTube captions editor
Download & edit caption files
You can edit time codes by downloading the caption file and using a plain text (.txt) editing program like TextEdit or Notepad to make edits.
To stop captions from showing on your video, you can either turn off the captions or delete them completely from your video and YouTube channel.
Remove captions that you added
If you added subtitles or closed captions to your video, you can delete them by following the steps below.
Remove captions added automatically
YouTube's automatically generated captions can't be deleted from your YouTube channel, but you can hide them from viewers using the steps below.
If you change your mind, select Publish to turn them back on.