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WebVTT reader, writer and segmenter

Project Description

webvtt-py is a Python module for reading/writing WebVTT caption files. It also features caption segmentation useful when captioning HLS videos.

Requires Python 3.3+.

Documentation is available at http://webvtt-py.readthedocs.io.

Installation

$ pip install webvtt-py

Usage

from webvtt import WebVTT

for caption in WebVTT().read('captions.vtt'):
    print(caption.start)
    print(caption.end)
    print(caption.text)

Segmenting for HLS

from webvtt import WebVTTSegmenter

WebVTTSegmenter().segment('captions.vtt', 'output/path')

Converting captions from other formats

Supported formats:

  • SubRip (.srt)
  • YouTube SBV (.sbv)
from webvtt import WebVTT

webvtt = WebVTT().from_srt('captions.srt')
webvtt.save()

# we can convert captions in one line
WebVTT().from_sbv('captions.sbv').save()

CLI

Caption segmentation is also available from the command line:

$ webvtt segment captions.vtt --output destination/directoy

License

Licensed under the MIT License.

Release History

Release History

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