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Video Player Captions API Link

Video Player Captions

The iconik Frame-Accurate Video Player can playback video and show Captions/Subtitles whilst playing when they are available.


When captions are available, an icon will show in the video player next to the audio icon.

Clicking on this will open a menu with which you can:

  • Turn off the playback of Captions/Subtitles.
  • Choose between the available Captions/Subtitles.

Adding Captions

Captions or Subtitles have to be associated to one asset. The caption file should be either in .vtt or .srt format.

The asset must be a Video Asset.

  1. Go to the Asset page for the assets that you have Captions or Subtitles for.
  2. Open the Formats panel.
  3. Drag the Caption/Subtitle file from your computer into the formats panel.
    • Alternatively click and use your browsers file chooser to select.
  4. A modal dialog will open.
  5. Select the language from the list that the subtitle file contains.
  6. If the caption file is for closed captions click Closed Captions.
  7. Click
  8. Repeat if you have more captions.

Adding Google Video Intelligence Caption

Google Video Intelligence Captions are AI generated captions with details about what the frames contain.

  1. Go to the asset which you wish to genereate time-based metadata.
  2. Click on the gear in the upper right corner.
  3. Select Analyze.

Delete Captions

If you have the correct role you will be able to delete a caption, it is however not possible yet to delete a Google Video Intelligence Caption.

Please make sure that you wish to delete the format

  1. Open the Formats Panel for the Asset.
  2. Right click on the format which you wish to delete.
  3. Select Delete Format.
  4. In 24 hours the caption will be delted.

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