The track element references an external document containing information about the separate tracks of a video or audio file.
Tracks provide information about the resource such as subtitles, captions, descriptions or chapters.
Tracks may be defined using WebVTT or TTML.
- Use sourceref notation to identify the file containing the time text track.
- The pupose of this track:
subtitlesTranslation of content that cannot be understood using the native language of the listener.
captionsClosed captions for the hearing impaired.
descriptionsDescriptions for the blind or visually impaired.
chaptersChapters titles for navigating the media.
metadataInvisible data about the tracks, such as its length.
- The natural human language of the text track.
- The descriptive title shown to the user when listing the available text tracks.
- When more than one track element is specified, one of them may be identified as the user's default.
- The audio element allows a browser to play and pause a media file containing a sound track.
- The video element allows a browser to play and pause a media file containing a video.