Text to WebVTT conversion tool.

These instructions explain how to automatically convert files from Text (.txt) to WebVTT (.vtt) using a simple script.

This script was written to automatically convert transcript files, exported from Otter.ai or other transcript services, into timestamped web video text track files (.vtt). This supports real-time data coding in tools such as Nvivo and Dovetail.

This script has been tested on text files which have been exported from Otter.ai, but has not be tested on other platforms.

The below instructions are for Mac users, but Microsoft users should be able to follow them.


Please note: This application is not regularly updated or maintained. But if you need help, please reach out via LinkedIn.