Movie text tracks
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Tue May 17 17:00:57 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
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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