Movie text tracks

Richmond richmondmathewson at
Tue May 17 14:02:25 EDT 2022

Here's a thought:

Dig out an old mac that runs, say, MacOS 10.6 or 10.7 and then follow this:

Best, Richmond.

On 17.05.22 20:28, Devin Asay via use-livecode wrote:
> Hi all,
> I’m resurrecting some QuickTime movies from years ago, and some of them have text tracks. (Remember those?)
> In the LC player object you can still see that there is a text track with `put the tracks of player 1`. But there doesn’t seem to be a way anymore to show text tracks, either in the player object or in QT Player. All of the hits I get on the topic in a DuckDuckGo search are 15 - 20 years old.
> Anybody know how to show, or at least recover, old text tracks from video files?
> (Man I hate it when the technology gets *less* capable!)
> - Devin
> Devin Asay
> Office of Digital Humanities
> Brigham Young University
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