Add Ons

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Text Track Styling

Support for styling subtitles and closed captions.

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Text Track Styling

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Free

This Add-On allows you to style the renderable text tracks of the stream you’re playing.

With this Add-On you can easily style:

  • The font family
  • The font size and colour
  • The colors for the container window and text background
  • The character edge style of the text

Category

Text Tracks

Version Supported

Depends on UI and Text Track Rendering Add-Ons.

Platforms

HTML5

Android

iOS

What is Text Track Styling?

Text Track Styling allows you to have control over the style of your subtitles or closed captions. 

 

How do I implement Text Track Styling?

You can implement the Text Track Styling API by simply logging onto THEOportal, and adding the API to your player, via the configuration section in Player Information.

 

Why should I implement Text Track Styling?

Implementing Text Track Styling gives you flexibility and customisation of the renderable text tracks.

 

What are the benefits of implementing Text Track Styling?

Text Track Styling allows you to tailor the font type, size and colour, the character edge style of the text, and the colours for the container window and text background of your content’s subtitles and closed captions in your online video player. Creating a video player that aligns with your brand and increasing recognition from your viewers.

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