Captions, Subtitles, and Bears, Oh my!

Here at Cinevee, we’ve been hard at work adding support for closed captions and subtitles to our streaming video. Here’s what you need to know.

Captions vs Subtitles

Closed Captions and Subtitles are similar from a technology point of view. Both require displaying text over the top of a video, timed to match the video content. A typical subtitle or caption element has a beginning time, an ending time, and the information that should be displayed during that time.

Although the technology is similar, captions and subtitles are intended for different audiences. Closed Captions help people who can not hear the audio for a video. Closed Captions usually have extra descriptions in the text for actions or music in addition to dialog. Subtitles, on the other hand, are meant to translate content into different languages. Continue reading

A New Look For Cinevee

A great product starts with a great design, and here at Cinevee, the team has redesigned our brand from the ground up.

It started with these guiding principles:

  • A Focus on browsing and finding films
  • Adding large, strong visuals
  • Adding contrast and saturation
  • Improving the film admin interface

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