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Re: Alt Text vs AD


From: Barry
Date: Oct 14, 2022 1:20AM

When I first thought about it, I thought that it was the same content, just that one was text and the other spoken. However, that's quite a difference. The audio describer can nuance spoken text by pace, tone, and pitch but we can't do that with alternative text. Still, digital audio description would be much closer to alternative text.



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Subject: [WebAIM] Alt Text vs AD

Hello everyone, some of us are discussing the differences (if any) between alternative text vs audio description. Does anyone see them as the same? If different, how so? Thanks for any input to diffuse the difference of opinion. Thanks.