M365 Changelog: (Updated) Teams Video Clip Auto-Generated Captions

MC534735 – Updated May 2, 2023: Microsoft has updated the rollout timeline below. Thank you for your patience.

Teams Video Clip was released last November, Microsoft is updating the feature with auto-generated captions support. 

When this will happen:

Targeted Release and Preview: Microsoft will begin rolling out early May (previously late April) and expect to complete by late May.

Standard Release: Microsoft is working hard to begin rolling this out in July and will communicate any changes via Message Center

How this will affect your organization:

This is closing the accessibility gap for Teams Video Clip. The captions will be auto-generated once the video is uploaded. User now can watch Teams Video Clip without audio with auto-generated captions on.

  1. Only creator of the TVC can download the captions/transcript of the TVC.
  2. User can delete the captions by delete the video clip.

What you need to do to prepare:

There is no action needed to prepare for this change. You may want to notify your users about this change and update any relevant documentation as appropriate.