The state of adding subtitle on HTML5 video
One of my clients is interested in adding accessible and multi language subtitles on videos. Here are my finding.
- 4.1 DFXP Content DFXP Content is an abstract document type of a profile of the Timed Text Markup Language intended to be used for interchange among distribution systems. This document type is defined in terms of the element and attribute vocabulary specified in 5 Vocabulary. This specification defines two types of normative schemas that may be used to validate a subset of conformant DFXP Content document instances:
- We wanted to test a scenario were multiple formats are used to gather more feedback, so we built the demo in such a way that both TTML-1.0 and WebVTT can be used. WebVTT originated from W3C discussions last year after a need for simple caption authoring was identified. TTML is already an established standard for full-featured video captioning and supported in Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight. It is used on Netflix, Hulu and other sites that display broadcast content.
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