Re: [dev] Writing subtitles for videos

From: Markus Teich <>
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 20:43:58 +0200

Thomas Levine wrote:
> I settled on the following mpv configuration.
> This produces a file like the one below, which I edit until the subtitles are
> acceptably timed. Each line marks the beginning of the next cue and the end of
> the previous cue.
> Texts for the subtitles are stored in other files, one file per language.
> These files have one line per cue, so they have one fewer line than the
> corresponding timings file.
> I then produce a WebVTT file for each combination of a timing file and
> language.

Heyho Thomas,

I did not look up the format, so it might be trivial, but do you mind sharing
your tooling for the WebVTT translation as well?

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