Convert captions/subtitles from SMI to TXT

SMI (SAMI – Synchronized Accessible Media Interchange) is used to create, share, and transfer various types of subtitle content in a distinct subtitle format. TXT (Text) is a straightforward file containing just textual information without timing details. Sometimes, you may need to convert SMI files, produced by specific exclusive software, into TXT format to make them usable across multiple platforms. Here is a detailed guide on how to convert SMI to TXT 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 “.txt” 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 TXT 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 TXT 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 TXT using the TranscribeFiles Caption Subtitle Converter.

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