Convert captions/subtitles from SMI to DFXP

SMI (Synchronized Multimedia Integration) is utilized to process, distribute, and transfer various aspects of subtitle materials in a specific subtitle format. DFXP (Distribution Format Exchange Profile), meanwhile, is a type of XML that structures and formats documents containing both time and text details. Occasionally, you might need to convert SMI files, created by certain proprietary software, into DFXP files to make them compatible with a broader range of platforms. Here is a comprehensive guide on how to convert SMI to DFXP using our Caption Subtitle Converter.

Step 1: Go to the Captions/Subtitles Converter

Firstly, click on the link or copy and paste this link into your browser

Step 2: Set conversion settings

Scroll down to the Convert To section. In the Select format dropdown menu, select “.dfxp” For the “Character Encoding” option, most users can just leave it as “UTF-8” unless your SMI file uses a different type of encoding.

Step 3: Choose SMI file

Navigate to the Convert From section and click on the “Browse” button. In the pop-up dialog, find and select the SMI file that you want to convert. After you select the SMI file, click on the “Open” button.

Step 4: Download the DFXP file

The converter will immediately start the conversion process. After it finishes the conversion, you will see a popup window that lets you download the converted DFXP file. Click on the “Download” button and choose a save location on your computer.

That’s all! Now you know how to convert SMI to DFXP using the TranscribeFiles Caption Subtitle Converter.

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