How to export a VTT file from subtitles editor

Learn how you can quickly export your subtitles in the VTT format in 4 simple steps using ScriptMe

Short for “Web Video Text Tracks”, the .VTT format is a newer caption format based largely on .SRT and the two share many similarities.

Whereas .SRT only provides basic formatting such as bold, italics, and underline, .VTT supports much richer formatting, such as color, font, positioning, and even rendering options. .VTT also supports metadata to be included in the content and has become the preferred subtitles format to be used alongside HTML5.

This means .VTT gives you more control over the functionality and appearance of your subtitles.

Exporting subtitles in VTT file format

In this guide, we’ll show you how simple it is to export .VTT subtitles using ScriptMe:

1. Find the subtitles you want to export in the .VTT format from the list in your ScriptMe dashboard.

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When you click on See subtitles, it will take you to the online subtitle editor.

2. Click on Export in the upper right corner.

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You will now see the Export popup window.

3. Select Web VTT file (.vtt).

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4. Click on Export to start the download

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That should immediately start the download which you can track in the bottom-left of your browser. The file should download to your “Downloads” folder or default downloads location.

That’s how easy it is to export your subtitles in the Web VTT format using ScriptMe.

You can now freely use this file wherever VTT files are accepted for your video/audio content.

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