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Find out the answers to questions you may have on Languages in Synthesia.

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This article will take you through all frequently asked questions around languages in Synthesia.

Q: How long can my script be?

A: For the majority of languages, the maximum length of the script is 3500 characters per slide.


  • Mandarin: 1200 characters max.

  • Cantonese: 750 characters max.

  • Japanese: 1250 characters max.

  • Korean: 1600 characters max.

Please note that if the script doesn’t exceed the character limit, it may still fail to generate if the final slide exceeds 5 minutes. This can happen if you use a lot of <break> tags in your script.

Q: Can I add or download closed captions?

A: Yes, you can add or download closed captions, visit this guide for further information.

Q: Can I adjust pronunciation and add breaks to my script?

A: Yes, you can adjust the pronunciation and add breaks to your script. To learn more about it, click here.

Q: Where can I see if a language is available?

A: We have over 120 languages available and continue to update these very often! For the most up-to-date list please follow this page.

Q: Can Synthesia translate a script or audio?

A: We offer translations to our Corporate Users. You can find out more here

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