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Correct method to set font-size in .ASS file

My final video output is 1080:1920 (9:16 aspect ratio), after padding. In .ass file, I set PlayResX: 1080 PlayResY: 1920 and then the font-size=130. But, this font-size doesnt occupy exact 130 pixels ...
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Easy way to create AudioGrams, ideally with waveform & Subtitles / Closed Captions with progressing marker on them? Free to start with?

Easy way to create AudioGrams, ideally with waveform & Subtitles / Closed Captions with progressing marker on them? Free to Start with? Easy way to take my writings; quotes, poems or short ...
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Merging mp4 files and preserving subtitles

I'm in the process of digitizing my entire movie collection. For the most part, it's pretty smooth. I'm using Handbrake to put everything in mp4 format, and it's getting moved to my Plex server. The ...
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Removing streams in HEVC H.265 MKV file?

I have multiple MKV files with video encoded a la HEVC/H.265. I want to, using the Windows command line, make a new MKV file, stripping out all but specific subtitle tracks and audio tracks, on a ...
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Is there a player that allows copying currently shown susbtitles to the clipboard? [closed]

I'm on Windows 7 and have video files with external or built-in (not hard-coded) subtitles. When watching the videos, I'd like to be able to somehow copy the currently shown text to the clipboard. Do ...
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Adding separate WebVTT files to FFmpeg HLS muxer

I've been experimenting with adding WebVTT subtitles to an HLS playlist, but I'm starting to ask myself if what I'm trying to do is actually possible. My main file is containing a single video track ...
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Why is the Japanese version of a film often on a separate title on a Blu-ray

Lots of the Blu-rays I own (bought in Europe) have audio and subtitle tracks in many languages. Often, they also contain Japanese. However, on most of those, the Japanese audio and subtitle track is ...
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Unable to Split Caption in Final Cut

I am working with closed captions in Final Cut and am trying to split a few of them into smaller, one-line chunks. When I Ctrl-Click on a caption I want to split, I see a menu, but the Split Captions ...
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How to make 1 part of the background (captions) appear in the foreground of a chroma key composite I created on Premiere?

I recorded myself in front of a green screen and keyed it out on Premiere Pro to have myself in the foreground in front of a video which has subtitles on screen. My shoulder covers a small portion of ...
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ffmpeg scale subtitle file from HD to anamorphic SD

I have a 1080p source video that I'd like to scale to anamorphic (widescreen) SD. I'm scaling the video just fine, and the subtitle (hdmv_pgs_subtitle) is scaled, too, but appears stretched and right-...
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DaVinci Resolve doesn't load subtitles for M4V

I have an .m4v movie with two subtitles tracks. When importing the movie into DaVinci Resolve 16, it only shows Video and Audio - no subs. Please advise, thanks.
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Display overlapping subtitles

I used YouTube to autogenerate subtitles for a video. The srt file looks something like this: 0:00:00.060,0:00:07.080 first caption 0:00:03.240,0:00:09.599 second caption 0:00:07.080,0:00:13.019 ...
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How do I highlight the words of a subtitle of a video with the corresponding voices?

I would like to highlight the words of a subtitle of a video with the corresponding voices exactly like this video. How Can I do this?
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How do I view the contents of a subtitle track as well as change its language meta data in a MKV?

I have a bunch of MKVs with several subtitle tracks in each. Most of these subtitles tracks either have no language designation at all or the wrong, random, language settings, making everything very ...
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captions not displaying correctly when sharing adobe premiere file

I'm working on a project with a friend. We're sharing the adobe premiere file back and forth to make updates to the project. Each time he makes updates and shares with me, the formatting for the ...
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How to indicate in YT subtitles that something is an audiofragment?

I am producing subtitles for a YT video and there are a lot of audio fragments of other unnamed people, who read the words. I wanted to somehow indicate that those audio parts are audio fragments, ...
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Crop bitmap-based DVB subtitles

I need to crop bitmap-based DVB subtitles. An ideal solution should fit in an ffmpeg workflow with Linux, but I’ll appreciate any suggestion. A bit of context if you care: I post-process hundreds of ...
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Newlines in AviSynth+ subtitles

This page uses newline characters (\n) to introduce newlines in a subtitle in AviSynth: subtitle("First line\nNext line\nLast line", ...) I tried this code on AviSynth+ and it fails. Newlines would ...
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Trimming SRT file with ffmpeg

I'm trying to trim an SRT file, changing the starting time and duration. The file subtitles.srt has these lines midway through: 185 00:13:34,880 --> 00:13:39,130 one 186 00:13:39,680 --> 00:...
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How to prioritize subtitles in LAV Splitter?

I'd like to default subtitles to English [Forced] (refer to Image 1) in MPC-HC, using LAV Splitter (refer to Image 2). Also, if it'd be possible, I'd like to set the default Audio Track to Japanese [...
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Should I hard-code subtitles into video?

We have a YouTube channel with informative videos that are mostly intended for English speaking viewers, but the people in the videos are speaking Spanish so they need subtitles. I upload the English ...
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Adjusting the vertical alignment line position in Premiere's Captions

I am creating burnt-in (open captions) using Premiere CC 2019. When I generate captions, they look like this: I would like the line alignment to be vertically centred within the black block. Is this ...
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Unknown stream found in container (likely a subfile): need help identifying/opening it

There's a video I need to view, foreign language film. I was checking it with ffmpeg, and it seemed legitimate except the third stream was something I've never seen before. I want to know what it is ...
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ffplay won't play internal(embedded) subtitle?

I want to play videos with their embedded subtitles, which is possible using VLC or even my smart TV. Both recognize the subtitle and play(show) it. Since ffplay is my favorite player, I want to do ...
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Make ffmpeg read subtitles as stream

I have a stream (rtmp) and I would like to generate some subtitles for it(based on what's happened on stream). I can generate it like a pipe, or some other way. I use script like this: for i in $(seq ...
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How can I convert the caption file format (.xml to .vtt)?

I'm looking for your help and suggestion how to get started with CC conversion from .xml to .vtt. We are having lots of flash files where we have xml to vtt during a project migration. I tried with ...
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Free mac-native subtitle editing

I sometimes need to generate lots of subtitles for a video file. I've been using Aegisub, but it hasn't been updated since 2014, and I'm wondering if there's a better alternative. I export an .srt ...
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Star Trek Continues: ffmeg dvdsub: overlapping subtitles

So I've downloaded the free fan-created Star Trek Continues Blue-Ray ISO for Episodes 1-3 and I'm trying to convert the FHD 1920x1080 to SD 960x540 to be able to watch on my phone: ffmpeg -...
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Burn .ass subtitle onto .webm with no loss of quality

I'm trying to burn .ass subtitles onto a .webm, using ffmpeg -i input.webm -vf ass=subtitles.ass output.webm but it shrinks from like 150MB to 9MB. How do I add the subtitles without losing ...
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Create Text Graphics with Flat-Style Padded Background Boxes

I'm using Premiere. Was wondering the best way (base application or if there's a good recommended plugin) to get this style text graphic: https://twitter.com/CNET/status/1122999001119318017 (0:10 in ...
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How to add correctly ssa/ass subtitles to video with ffmpeg or VLC

I want to add ssa subtitles to video. I've tried with VLC. If I play the video and add subtitles file VLC shows correctly the ssa subtitles but if I convert/save the same video adding the subtitles ...
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How to add subtitles below video [duplicate]

I have a video for which I want to a add subtitle strip below the original video. Like adding this new strip to the video to avoid affect the video that already has harcoded subtitles. Which tool can ...
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Can I apply a feather to clipping in aegisub?

{\clip(187.2,187.2,1084.8,700.8)}Like falling in love or getting your heart broken. Is there a way to apply a more gradual fade (a feathering effect) when clipping your subtitles with the clip ...
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How to convert .scc closed caption subtitles into human readable text

I'm trying to find a tool or library (possibly an open-source tool) to parse or convert .scc closed caption subtitle files to a human readable text, say .srt or xml or any text formats. Is there a ...
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How to manage subtitles for dialects

I'm italian, and I was commissioned a video composed by several interviews to old people living among some hills. The final product now is a 70 minutes long video composed by interviews that are ...
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How would I produce unevenly colored subtitles with aegisub

I would like to put text on screen that would have non-even colour. I.e. if the text were "subtitle", "s" would be in say white and "e" in gray. Is there a way to accomplish this using Aegisub/ASS ...
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Adding hard and soft subtitles to a video

I have several movies and shows, such as Breaking Bad, into which I want to add both soft (optional) subtitles for English, but hard (always on) subtitles for the non-English languages. Is this ...
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I need to modify a movie's displayed subtitles and display as an image overlay

I'm kind of at a loss on how to do this. I have access to gimp/inkscape/ffmpeg/vlc, and I can download font styles as needed off the web. So I have a movie. I play the movie in vlc player, I display ...
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FFmpeg can't convert eia_608 subtitles: “Data Ignored since exceeding screen width”

I'm trying to convert iTunes movies that were previously decrypted to an mkv file with FFmpeg for use with Kodi. I want to keep stereo audio and h264 video the same, which I can do. Subtitles I want ...
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ffmpeg hardcoded subtitles from the top, bigger, with thicker stroke, on a dark background

I found this page (I can't comment or answer there so here's a new question): Render srt subtitles to video? with this line which works fine: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -filter:v subtitles=subtitle.srt -c:...
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Save caption style / create preset

I'm doing a lot of small videos, often using the same open captions styles. But for every video, I have to re-enter every parameter (font, font size, color, etc.), repeating those steps for ever ...
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Hebrew subtitles issue on Avid

There is a weird character showing up on the beginning of each subtitle line on Avid even though the srt is “fine” and said character doesn’t show up on movie players... I’m kinda lost, could it be ...
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ffmpeg cut same video to multiple pieces

For the project that I'm working on I have to cut some parts of same video with some subtitles. So I made a bash file that executes multiple ffmpeg commands like this. ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf scale="...
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Subtitles do not match spoken dialogue. Why?

I have been watching a lot of shows on Netflix lately in French, (please note the original language is English, so it is dubbed) with French subtitles. I find that the subtitles rarely match what is ...
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How to make ffmpeg flush the subtitles in real time while transcoding?

I'm feeding ffmpeg from stdin and do several transcoding operations in one command only. The issue is that ffmpeg seems to transcode them(or at least write on disk) sequently (i.e. first it transcodes/...
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What's the difference between open Subtitles and open captions in Premiere Pro CC 2018?

The only difference I've spotted is that you can edit the font in open captions but not in open subtitles. But i'm sure there's another point to it.
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.SRT File Import Problem on Premiere Pro CC 2017 1.2

I'm having some really strange behaviour of an .srt file when I import into a Premiere project. First off, the .srt file defaults to 720 x 480 in size and 1000 fps. My project video settings are 23....
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subtitles: show timed-fragments of the same text line

Note: this is all about editing .ass (or Advanced SSA) subtitles. I just happen to download Death Note series with chapters in mkv format, and found what seems to be a new subtitling method being ...
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DaVinci Resolve: Blur and fade title on top of video

I am using DaVinci Resolve 14. Is it possible to have titles on top of video which blur and fade out at the same time? I know how to fade them, but I cannot blur them. Adding a transition seem to ...
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How do I make animated subtitles to go with music?

The subtitles in this video look amazing. They are able to make the words dissolve and fall off the screen as the song progresses. Most subtitles are just plain text. How is it possible to make ...