Re: Reading subtitles in Netflix with NVDA

JM Casey

I don't really know anything about Netflix, and this might not be avilable for some of the new shows there, but it might well be for older ones and movies. I usually just find a file with an .srt extension on the internet, and download it to my braille display device. It's not the best arrangement as the subtitles don't move with the dialogue as they are supposed to, but it's not so bad once you get the hang of it; you just have to focus pretty hard. I'd much rather do this than listen to a synth or a human reading the subtitles, talking over the actual actors in the film!

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Mallard
Sent: March 4, 2019 2:51 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Reading subtitles in Netflix with NVDA

Hello Gene,


I know how to get around Netflix in Android, although subtitles there aren't very usable.

A friend and I were trying to see them on computers, so I'll have a look
at the page you recommended.

I can find audiodescriptions without diffilulties. I'm currently
watching The Crown and Black Mirror, plus a couple of Italian series and
La Casa de Papel in Spanish, which I'd started watching last year, but
now I discovered audiodescriptions, and it's a great thing...

Ciao and thanks,


Il 04/03/2019 20:41, hurrikennyandopo ... ha scritto:


I was lazy but this page will mostly cover what you want depending on
the device you use. It also has it for the computer if you use that.

The link to this page is

They also do audio description a lot of people do not know that. Also
net flix works with the google mini or smart speakers from them with a
chrome cast.

When setup you use your voice to control it like play, resume rewind etc.

Gene nz

On 5/03/2019 4:16 AM, Mallard wrote:
Hello all,

Is it possible to read subtitles in Netflix with NVDA?

I found a great tutorial in Accessibility Central, but can't find any
reference to subtitles.

Thanks, stay well,


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