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Linking Videos to Subtitle Files


The video subtitle editor is only available on the Growth plan and up.

The Transifex Editor has a built-in video player for translating subtitles. By seeing the video, translators get extra context as they translate and review subtitles. Before the video player can be enabled, a video must be linked to the subtitle file that's being translated. Your video can be in any of the following formats:

  • MP4
  • WEBM
  • OGG
  • YouTube

For the video player to work, timestamps should be included with your subtitle file.

To link a video to a subtitle file:

  • From the project navigation, select the project with the file you want to link your video to.

  • Click on Resources.

  • From the list of resources, click on the file you want to link the video to.

  • In the header, click Subtitles video.


  • In the popup, add the URL of the video to the field matching your video's format. You can add separate URLs for the same video (e.g. www.example.com/video.mp4 and www.example.com/video.webm) if you'd like the video to work in different browsers.


    Your video can be hosted on YouTube, Amazon S3, or any other 3rd party site as long as it's publicly accessible.

  • When you're done, click Close.

Once you've associated a video with the file, you can use the video player as you translate subtitles.