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.SBV File Extension

File Type 1YouTube Captions File

DeveloperGoogle
Popularity
4.3 (44 Votes)
CategorySettings Files
FormatText

What is an SBV file?

An SBV file is a file used to add subtitles or closed captions to a YouTube video. It contains a series of start and end time stamps paired with the captions to show during those time periods. SBV files are saved in a plain text format.

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SBV file open in Atom

SBV time stamps are formatted using the H:MM:SS.000 time format. These start and end time stamps correspond to playback times in the video the SBV file is intended to caption. The caption paired with each start and end time appears during that time period.

SBV files are similar to .SUB and .SRT files. YouTube recommends that novice caption creators create caption files using the SBV or SRT formats, since those formats are quite basic.

How do I open an SBV file?

You can open and edit an SBV file using any text editor, such as Notepad (Windows), TextEdit (Mac), or Atom. You can also view an SBV file's contents by dragging the file into any web browser.

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Programs that open SBV files
Updated 6/30/2020

File Type 2Superbase Form Definition File

DeveloperSuperbase Developers
Popularity
4.1 (15 Votes)
CategoryPage Layout Files
FormatBinary

.SBV File Association 2

An SBV file is a form definiton file used by SuperBase, a program used for developing client/server applications. It contains a graphical layout definition for a form. SBV files are used to format reports, tables, and user interfaces that are populated from a Superbase database.

Programs that open SBV files
Windows
Superbase Classic
Superbase Scientific
Superbase SB Next Generation Workbench
Updated 1/19/2010

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