Automatic captions on live streams rolling out to YouTube channels with more than 10,000 subscribers

YouTube encourages creators to use professional captions. Automatic captions are the alternative for eligible livestreams.

* Channel has at least 10k subscribers
* Stream is in English
* Normal latency, not low latency

How to use automatic captioning
https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6373554

Manual live captioning of live streams
https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/3068031

Live streaming latency
https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/7444635

Choose "Normal latency" if you don't plan to interact with your audience. This is the highest quality setting for viewers since it has the lowest amount of viewer buffering.
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