What are .SRT files?
.SRT stands for ‘sub-rip text’. It is a seperate file to your video that contains the subtitles and the time codes of when they need to appear on screen. When uploaded with your video, the file generate on-screen subtitles and captions.
Why .SRT files?
3 reasons for considering .SRT files
- It enables search engines to 'read' the content of your video, making it SEO friendly so your video is more likely to appear in search results.
- It enables people to 'read' the conversation in your video even when your video's audio is muted - and therefore increasing video engagement.
- It makes your video accessible for the hearing impaired.
Check out these articles too:
- How to request captions, subtitles and .SRT files
- How to download .SRT files
- How to upload .SRT files with your video
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