Closed Caption File Format Guide for YouTube

Closed Caption File Format Guide for YouTube

Youtube (Without Integration)

YouTube recommends Scenarist (.scc) format.  Rev also recommends TTML or WebVTT; any of these three options provides some control over appearance of your captions on the YouTube platform.

Compatible formats:

SubRip (.srt)
WebVTT (.vtt)
DFXP/TTML (.dxfp)
Scenarist (.scc)
SAMI (.sami)