Clubhouse has started rolling out the closed captioning feature for the app on iOS. The much-anticipated functionality auto-generates live transcriptions during the audio session and allows users to follow the speaker with an in-text format. People with disabilities can use the audio-only social networking platform after the latest update. As such, the new feature will add another element to the app’s wider push. Live captioning is already available in the Twitter space – Clubhouse’s major rival in the audio space.
Club House on 18 November announced Update on his official Twitter account with an example. Users with the latest version of its iOS app can use this feature while in the live room. According to a report by TechCrunch, the Closed Caption feature is currently available in 13 languages. These include English, Cantonese, Mandarin Chinese, Yue Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Arabic, Russian and Turkish. There are additional 12 languages is called In beta testing. There’s no word yet on when Clubhouse will make closed captioning available on its Android app.
Clubhouse has recently launched several accessibility features that make the audio-chat platform easy to use. To rival the likes of Twitter Space, Facebook and Instagram, Clubhouse has rolled out 13 new languages in its Android app including French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Malayalam, Portuguese (Brazil), Spanish Support added. , Tamil and Telugu.
Plus, Clubhouse is adding the ability to download 30-second clips to record and replay conversations and share on social media or other sites. In October the app announced a new pinned links feature that lets users share external links and monetize their work on the platform.
Additionally, it has introduced a feature that lets users virtually wave to friends inside its app to show that they are open to a private chat. When someone accepts the wave, a private audio chat room will open.