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SRT File Language Translation

Created a quick POC for translating an SRT file from English to a different language.

In my mind, the POC is simple and shouldn’t take a few hours to write. Using the Azure Cognitive Services – Text Translation API should do the trick. And for rapid development, I used the SubtitlesParser NuGet module to quickly parse the SRT file.

What I found interesting, was that translation actually uses the target language characters after translation. See here for an example, I initially expected to see Japanese Romanji instead of Kanji, Hiragana, and Katakana characters.


The source code for this POC is found here.

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