File Extension Library

.VTT File Extension

  • Category: Video Files
  • Format: Text

What is an .VTT file?

.VTT file extension has been classified as Video Files. The format of .VTT file is Text

.VTT is Web Video Text Tracks File

Text data file saved in the Web Video Text Tracks (WebVTT) format; contains information about a web video, such as subtitles, captions, descriptions, chapters, and metadata; does not contain any video data.

The WebVTT format is designed to provide subtitles or captions for video content, chapters for content navigation, text video descriptions, and any other metadata aligned with audio or video content.

NOTE: WebVTT replaced the Web Subtitle Resource Tracks (WebSRT) format in 2010.

List of all softwares that can open the Web Video Text Tracks File
Google Chrome
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Apple Safari
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
J2 Interactive MX Player

How to Open .VTT file on different platforms

Open .VTT File on Windows

  • Right-click a .VTT
  • Left-click "Open With" > "Choose another app"
  • Select the program that opens .VTT file and Select check box "Always use this app to open .VTT files" Press "Ok"

Open .VTT File on Mac

  • Right-click (or Ctrl + Left-click) the .VTT file
  • Click "Open With" > "Other.."
  • Then choose another program from the app list and press "Open"
  • Select check box "Turn on" for "Always open in app"

Open .VTT File on Linux

Right click on the .VTT file, choose "Open with" and select a program from the list above

Open .VTT File on iPhone

Select a file. If you don't see an application to open the .VTT file, tap "Share" and choose the right app.
Method 2
Save the file. Then open the app «Files». Touch and hold the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. After that tap "Share" and select an application.

Open .VTT File on Android

Tap the Settings icon on an Android smartphone, then select «Applications». Click the Settings icon in the upper right corner of the screen, to change the default apps.
If you want to open, edit, save or even convert .VTT files on Android, then your best bet is to download one of the dedicated apps available on Google Play.

How to fix problems with .VTT files

  1. You need to update the application that you normally use to open .VTT files. Only the latest version of the software supports the current .VTT file format
  2. You need to check the .VTT file for viruses. To do this, you need to scan it with a popular antivirus (Norton, Nod32, Kaspersky, Dr.Web, etc.)