Export captions as .vtt (WebVTT) files
I'd like the option to export closed captions as .vtt files. Some of my clients only accept this format, and doing it manually or with different software is either very time consuming or costly.
We are working on this.
We have completely redesigned the captioning workflow in Premiere Pro version 15.0. You will see many dramatic workflow improvements. Please update to the latest version.
Learn all about the new captions workflow here: https://helpx.adobe.com/premiere-pro/user-guide.html/premiere-pro/using/working-with-captions.ug.html
paul wedel commented
Just seconding Joshua's question.
Just looking at the link provided above and read this:
Create Sidecar File: Supported formats are SCC, MCC, XML, STL, SRT, and DFXMP.
There are limitations regarding the type of sidecar you can create from each caption track type.
Subtitles -> SRT, STL
OP47 / EBU Subtitles / Teletext -> .xml, .stl, .srt
CEA608-> .scc, .mcc, .stl, .srt
CEA708 -> .scc, .mcc, .srt
So looks like we're still waiting for .vtt support and will need to use third-party software for the time being?
Joshua Hancock commented
Thanks for the link, but it doesn't mention .vtt (WebVTT) format anywhere. Can you clarify if you're adding the format or not?
Glen Turnbow commented
VTT is very useful for media online. Microsoft's Stream player only accepts .vtt files for captions. Yes, Microsoft needs to up their game. But other video editing software such as Camtasia also don't export in .vtt files.
If Adobe were to enable captions to be exported as .vtt files it would be another thing to put them ahead of the crowd. An so many businesses use Microsoft and Microsoft Stream so this would meet a huge business need around the world.
John Ward commented
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Greg Linhares commented
YES! Please provide .VTT export formatting option for closed caption files! This is a very much needed feature.
S D Mol commented
Not just the captions, but also the positioning and styling are important! (Including italics and font color)
Vilmalyn Morgan commented
same here! I want to post on Vimeo
Carson brown commented
Same here! It's becoming a thing.