How To Get the Transcript of a YouTube Video

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This article will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to get a transcript of a YouTube video. Note that transcripts are only available for videos that have closed captioning.

Generate Transcript of a YouTube Video

Go to YouTube and open the video of your choice. Click on the More actions button (represented by 3 horizontal dots) located next to the Share button:



Now click on the Transcript option:



A transcript of the closed captions will automatically be generated:



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Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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