You can download completed or partially completed subtitles to your computer in the following formats.


 

Subtitle formats available in the Drop-down menu

  • For Public or Team videos and if you order professional subtitles at Amara on Demand 


Format

Description

SBV

YouTube format

DFXP

Timed Text Markup Language- TTML: Distribution Format Exchange Profile, subtitles in an XML file, with file extension .dfxp, for software and media services that support the common Timed Text standard

VTT

Web Video Text Track format, the W3C standard for video on the web. It's similar to SRT but supports a lot more features

SRT

The standard subtitle format supported by most video players

SSA

SubStation Alpha subtitle format. A popular format for hardcoding subtitles.

TXT

Text transcript, without timestamps


  • If you need Timed Text subtitles with .xml file extension you can simply rename the .dfxp files by changing the extension from dfxp to .xml. The .xml extension is used by several other subtitle formats, so check if the one you require is actually Timed Text.



More subtitle formats available through Amara on Demand


Format

Description

ITT

Timed Text Markup Language for iTunes, subtitles in an XML file, with file extension .itt, for software and media services that only support the ITT version of Timed Text

SCC

Scenarist Closed Captions, a legacy format from analog broadcasts. Supports English captions and characters from the main western languages.

CAP

Videotron Lambda captions, a common format in the Japanese market



  • Many other formats, including custom exports, are available through Amara on Demand  

  • Just let us know your requirements and we'll be happy to help with details for your projects

  • If you order professional subtitles and translations from Amara on Demand  they will be delivered in a private file in the format of your choice




Download subtitles available on Public and Team videos to your computer

 

  • Go to the main video page

  • Click the language you want in the list of available languages next to the video player



New page for Amara Enterprise Platform Collaboration Teams



Task Team Style Pages

Task Team Style Pages screenshot




This will take you to the Video's language page



New page for Amara Enterprise Platform Collaboration Teams


Task Team Style Pages



Click Download Subtitles button



  • Select the desired format from the drop-down list

  • The selected subtitles will be downloaded to your computer

  • You will now be able to view or edit the file in the text editor of your choice or upload them to a video player




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