Scrolling Captions With Windows Media Player

How do I get scrolling text to display with playback in Windows Media Player?

For each media file you have, you’ll also have a SMI file (pronounced “Sammi”)  which allows synchronized transcript playback as subtitles.

To enable subtitles within Windows Media Player requires two steps (Windows Media Player 10 and later):

1.) Select “On if Available” from the Play>Captions and Subtitles menu
2.) Select “Show Local Captions When Present” from the Tools>Options>Security tab.

Note: the SMI file must have the same filename as the video file and be in the same directory as the video file.

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