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I have subtitles for a video in .srt format and I want to use this create 'burned-in' subtitles in Adobe Premiere Pro. Is this possible to do - and how?

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What OS do you use? –  Alenanno Feb 3 '13 at 17:37
    
Windows 7 Professional. –  Ankur Banerjee Feb 3 '13 at 18:45
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related question: avp.stackexchange.com/questions/5160/… –  Friend Of George Feb 4 '13 at 14:44

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What do you mean by burned in? Do you mean you wish to actually render the text on to the video or that you wish to encode it in a format that supports inclusion of a subtitle channel? For actually making them a permanent part of the video, I've always done it through titles rather than an srt. I unfortunately don't have any experience with the latter option of making them a subtitle channel in a compatible format, but it would likely depend greatly on the format chosen.

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By 'burning' in I meant rendering them as a text titles within the video. I know I can use the title feature to add titles manually, but some form of converting SRTs to text tiles according to timing would be helpful. –  Ankur Banerjee Feb 4 '13 at 16:10

This is not possible with Premiere without plugins and I don't know of any that would do this. I recommend doing this outside of premiere like explained in this question: Render srt subtitles to video?

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