VTT to SRT

This free online tool converts WebVTT subtitle files to SubRip files without downloading any software. It is functional with any web browser.

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VTT to SRT

This free online tool converts WebVTT subtitle files to SubRip files without downloading any software. It is functional with any web browser.

A free online tool to convert WebVTT subtitle files to SubRip files.

You can convert your VTT files to SRT, online. No need to download clunky software! UseThisTool’s subtitle tools are all functional from a web browser. You will be able to access your projects at any time, anywhere.

How to Convert VTT to SRT

Step 1. Upload a VTT file. Select the .vtt subtitle file you'd like to convert to .srt.

Step2. Select the format to convert to. Select SubRip (.srt) as the output file format (or choose any other format).

Step 3. Convert. Click the Convert VTT button to submit your .vtt file to our caption converter. UseThisTool’s caption converter will automatically convert your .vtt subtitle file to .srt.

Step 4. Once the conversion is completed, the .srt file will be automatically downloaded to your browser.

The VTT to SRT converter is an online tool used to convert subtitles in the VTT file format to SRT subtitles. You can select the starting subtitle counter for each of the sequentially generated subtitles.

VTT is a new subtitle format similar to SRT but with advanced text formatting capabilities such as text styling, positioning, and karaoke effects. These features are stripped from the output because SRT does not support them.

SRT is a subtitle file format generated by the SubRip software. A time range (start to finish) precedes each line of subtitle. Video players show the subtitles on the screen when the video is within this period.

How to Open a VTT File

WebVTT is a text based format, and was based on the SubRip (.srt) format - initially called WebSRT and was later renamed to WebVTT.

Since VTT files are plain text files, you can view, edit, and open VTT files with any text editor (like Notepad or TextEdit).

Note that WebVTT files must be encoded using UTF-8, so if you edit them, make sure your text editor is configured to use UTF-8.

The WebVTT format has a broader reach specification, features, and capabilities than SubRip.

Some functionality or styling may be lost when .vtt is converted to .srt, which is a more basic format and does not support some advanced display features.

What Is the Difference Between VTT and SRT?

While the two are both subtitle files, there is an important distinction between a VTT and an SRT. With a VTT file, you can do text formatting—meaning you can change the positions of text and other rendering options when you edit it.

What Does SRT Text Mean?

While the two are both subtitle files, there is an important distinction between a VTT and an SRT. With a VTT file, you can do text formatting—meaning you can change the positions of text and other rendering options when you edit it.

How Do I View an SRT File?

Most media players, like VLC, can open SRT files when you include them in your video. It is also compatible with Windows Media Player and YouTube videos.

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