Benefits of accessible videos

Accessible videos can be used by disabled people, have improved usability generally, and are more likely to appear in search results.

Essential for disabled people

Accessible videos ensure that disabled people can access the content and are not excluded from the information in the video. This is essential for people with:

To learn about assistive technologies and how people use them see the Knowledge Area: Assistive technologies.

Useful to everyone

Accessible videos make video content more accessible to everyone, not just disabled people. For example, captions and transcripts are useful to people who:

Improves usability and search engine optimisation (SEO)

Including a descriptive text transcript makes the important topics and keywords in the video easier and faster to find, scan and listen to, enabling video content to be: