Movie text tracks

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Wed May 18 12:53:35 EDT 2022

Good to see you here, Devin.

If your app can handle the RAM hit of embedding a browser app instance 
with the Browser Widget, and if you can extract the text track info from 
QT's proprietary format, HTML supports text tracks nicely via the WebVTT 

  Richard Gaskin
  Fourth World Systems

Devin Asay wrote:
 > 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

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