Text on Tap

Text on Tap

Live subtitles meets live events.

Text on Tap Overlay

Text on Tap is the streaming platform of Text on Top. A captioner produces the text of your online meeting or conference in real-time, typically on some special amazingly fast keyboard. As you know, you can read along using this Text on Tap website (see this live example), but viewing in a browser might not be the most convienient option... Text on Tap Overlay will help you out!

With Text on Tap Overlay, captions can be placed on your computer screen, floating on top of anything program you are using.


So imagine you are in an online MS Teams meeting for example. Your screen is fully occupied with your virtual colleagues and/or a shared PowerPoint presentation.
Text on Tap Overlay deliveres a nice & clean floating captions bar, that can be easily adapted and positioned wherever you prefer.
Text on Tap online business meeting

How to use Text on Tap Overlay

Text on Tap Overlay need just one thing: The unique name of the event, the Text on Tap event ID.

This event ID is provided by your captioner or event host, probably by email or WhatsApp. In this example the name is 'coffeebreak', but could just as well be something like 'iEsu7ra3pqt2'. Such depends on the captioner. Enter the event ID and click View as overlay. That's all!

Text on Tap Overlay App

How to download/install

Text on Tap Overlay is available for Windows PC and Apple Macintosh computers. Installing is very easy.

Instructions for Windows:
Download Text on Tap Overlay for Windows
Move the downloaded TextOnTapOverlay file from the Downloads folder onto your Desktop.
Launch the app from your Desktop.

Instructions for Macintosh:
Download Text on Tap Overlay for Macintosh
Open the downloaded TextOnTapOverlay.dmg file.
This file is like a package containing the actual TextOnTapOverlay app.
Open the dmg-fie and drag the app onto your Desktop.
(You can close the package-window now and you can trash the dmg-file)
Launch the app from your Desktop. *)

*) the first time you may need to right-mouse click (or CTRL+mouse click) to Open the app.