Check out http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/concepts/VTT_Captioning to gain a good current overview of WebVTT and its use in browsers.
The Timed Text WG charter has been updated in March 2014. It includes delivery of a WebVTT 1.0 specification as a W3C Recommendation. This means, a snapshot of the WebVTT specification has been taken, FSA commitments have been made, and … Continue reading
WebVTT is quite a powerful format. It has been developed to transport timed data chunks, including captions, subtitles, video descriptions, chapters, and in fact any chunk of data that cues up with a time segment of a media element. The … Continue reading
In recent months, several of the big browsers have either released <track> element support with WebVTT or are providing experimental builds with support. IE 10 Microsoft provided <track> element support in the Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 4 to developers … Continue reading
Welcome to the newly started “Web Media Text Tracks Community Group” – also by some called the “Captioning CG” or the “WebVTT CG”. Our work will encompass more than just captioning and more than just WebVTT, therefore the broader title. … Continue reading