Benchmark Resource: SMIL for Subtitling - Ever heard of it?
Thread poster: James O'Reilly

James O'Reilly
Germany
German to English
+ ...
Nov 6, 2008

Wikipedia: SMIL

SMIL (pronounced /ˈsmaɪl/ "smile"), the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language, is a W3C recommended XML markup language for describing multimedia presentations. It defines markup for timing, layout, animations, visual transitions, and media embedding, among other things. SMIL allows the presentation of media items such as text, images, video, and audio, as well as links to other SMIL presentations, and files from multiple web servers. SMIL markup is written in XML, and has similarities to HTML.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synchronized_Multimedia_Integration_Language

A further non-commercial resource under Creative Commons License (just like Wikipedia) also contributes
to SMIL. Check the Italian/English language example:

http://collaborative-translation.ning.com/group/subtitling


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Jing Nie
China
Local time: 22:54
Member (2011)
English to Chinese
+ ...
Is SMIL still under development? Nov 12, 2008

I read a little about SMIL about 6 months ago. I remember that since SMIL is so complex, it would cause much trouble to programmers, no subtitle software developer was willing to support it by then.

SMIL format standard was under development up to six months ago. I do not know if it have been completed and I am not sure if any program can support it by now.



[修改时间: 2008-11-12 13:45]


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Benchmark Resource: SMIL for Subtitling - Ever heard of it?

Advanced search







SDL MultiTerm 2017
Guarantee a unified, consistent and high-quality translation with terminology software by the industry leaders.

SDL MultiTerm 2017 allows translators to create one central location to store and manage multilingual terminology, and with SDL MultiTerm Extract 2017 you can automatically create term lists from your existing documentation to save time.

More info »
PerfectIt consistency checker
Faster Checking, Greater Accuracy

PerfectIt helps deliver error-free documents. It improves consistency, ensures quality and helps to enforce style guides. It’s a powerful tool for pro users, and comes with the assurance of a 30-day money back guarantee.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums