Text tracks List

In this topic, you will learn how text tracks work in Brightcove Beacon Apps.


You can add labels to each text track made available to apps through the Playback API. These labels are essential for allowing users to select the desired text track for playback.

This property serves as a user-friendly identifier for text tracks. For more information, see Adding Captions to a Video.

By following these guidelines for labeling text tracks, you can provide a seamless user experience for selecting and displaying text tracks in Brightcove Beacon Apps.

Apply Labels for Beacon Apps

Once the text tracks have been created, they can be uploaded and hosted by Brightcove or reside at an internet accessible URL. For more information see here.

To configure the text track Labels on Video Cloud, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Media module.
  2. Click the video tittle link.
    select video
  3. Click the Tracks section.
  4. In the tracks list click options and then click Edit track details
  5. Enter the appropriate Label for the caption file. The label is displayed inside player and allows the viewer to select a language. If no label is supplied, the value specified for language is displayed.
    select the appropiate label
  6. Click Save

Platforms Examples



Andoid Phone

Android Phone settings
Android Phone Captions

Apple TV

Apple TV


More Info

Adding Captions to a Video.

Dynamic Ingest API: Ingesting WebVTT Files.

CMS API: Add WebVTT Captions.