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1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) (AA)

Understanding 1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) (AA)

Video content like instructional videos must have audio description. This ensures that information communicated visually in the video is available to people who cannot see it.

Requirements / What to do?

  • Video that includes important visual information has audio description;

Common mistakes

  • A video includes important visual information but does not have audio description;
  • The audio description does not describe important information communicated visually in the video;
  • The audio description is not synchronised to complement the audio content of the video.

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