Netflix adds captions to iOS app

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Friday, 13 May 2011 10:08am

A new update to the Netflix app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch now allows you to watch movies and TV episodes with captions.

Netflix began releasing titles with closed captions in April last year, but until the recent update to its iOS app, users could not turn on captions when using their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

Captions are particularly useful for people who are Deaf or hearing impaired, as well as those who are viewing content in a noisy environment, teaching or training, or learning English.

Netflix is only available in North America at the moment. You can download the Netflix app from the iTunes store. Also see Neflix captions in action on the iPad via this YouTube video.

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