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ffmpeg to cut subtitle file in sync with the cut video

I managed to cut the video and keep subtitle in sync by embedding the subtitles in the video: $ ffmpeg -i sample-mp4-file.mp4 -hide_banner \ -vf subtitles=subtitles.srt -ss 0:30:00 -t 1:33:31 \ ...
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Removal of select subtitle tracks and audio tracks from mkv file in batch

My problem is that I have 2 subtitle tracks, one is named "English signs and songs" and another is called "English full". I also have English and Japanese audio tracks (dual audio)....
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How can I trim an MKV video of incorrect length without re-encoding or losing any of its tracks?

I have a handful of MKV videos which claim to be a few seconds longer than they actually are. When played in VLC, they simply stop abruptly when they get to the actual end of the video. This would be ...
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Dynamically timing subtitles with keyboard in video, while playing in Aegisub

To subtitle a song (I already know the sing timings from memory) I imported a lyric (txt) file and video in Aegisub. I want to play the video, hit a [Start] key while listening, hit a [Stop-and-Commit]...
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Is there any program/subtittling program to add timestamps in a text file?

Hello everyone i'm currently editing a script for dubbing and I need to watch the video and create timestamps with the translated lines for the voice actors to voice. I'm new at this so I'm wondering ...
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How to display multiple lines of subtitles that have overlapping time on Youtube?

I have 2 subtitle entries that look like this in the srt file 00:10:15,60 --> 00:10:18,00 - We're good here in the sun, right? 00:10:15,80 --> 00:10:18,00 - You need some sunscreen? I got a 70 ...
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Video editing software with good support for dual speaker subtitles?

I'm currently using DaVinci Resolve to subtitle my videos but I realize now that it has no support for people speaking with multi track subtitles. I want to color code subtitles for different speakers ...
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ASS subtitle - Different alignment at block and inner level

I am trying to achieve an ASS subtitle that aligns the rectangular bounding block at the horizontal center of the window, while maintaining left-justification inside that block for multiline subtitle ...
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Extract subtitles in time range using ffmpeg

I have original video (with subs) and cropped version of it (without subs). I need to add subtitles from original video into cropped in appropriate time range. I think the best way to do is: Extract ...
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How to export only an in/out range or selection of subtitles on Davinci Resolve?

I broke down a project into segments to make a playlist, and successfully exported the audio-video segments using in/out ranges, but the srt subtitles always come out for the whole timeline. I tried ...
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davinci resolve Editing subtitles at the same time as the video

I used a program to auto-generate the subtitles srt to a video which I'm putting in the timeline. I want to edit the video on the edit page, doing ripple deletes. But when I do a cut and a ripple ...
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Easiest way to add subtitles

I'm tasked with translating and putting hard subtitles on dozens of videos. This is the only thing I will be doing to the videos and I have 0 experience with video editing. I am a programmer though. ...
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Drop 1 subtitle, insert another, preserve another with ffmpeg

Here is my scenario: MKV file has 2 audio tracks (fr, eng) File needs the audio tracks switched File needs to make eng the default audio track File also has 2 subtitle tracks (fr-forced, fr) Need to ...
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How to change subtitle script resolution? (PlayResX: PlayResY: )

I have a .ass(SubStation Alpha) subtitle the resolution is PlayResX:640 PlayResY:360 I want it to change to PlayResX:1920 PlayResY:1080 Can ffmpeg do this?
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Convert TTML Subtitles to STL or SRT in Linux

I want to convert a separate file with TTML subtitles preferably to STL or in SRT (less preferred option). I was thinking that I can make that with ffmpeg but apparently they are not supporting it, ...
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Captions disappear when length changed manually in Premiere timeline

I am editing a video in Premiere that has srt subtitles/captions as a distinct captions layer. At the beginning, I was able to change the position of individual captions manually using the handles ...
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Positioning and Resizing Captions in Final Cut

I have a video for which I need to include captions. The video itself has burned-in captions. I would like to include the new captions on top of the old ones. However, when I import captions, the ...
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How do you open multiple videos with multiple subtitles in VLC from command-line?

Usually, you can use this command to open a video with a subtitle in VLC, if it isn't detected automatically: vlc.exe path_to_video.mp4 --sub-file path_to_sub.srt But I want to open multiple videos, ...
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Subtitle Edit - Check split lines when character limitation not met

I am a professional subtitler, and usually work with Subtitle Edit, and I have a question about a particular check that I would like to make on my translated .srt files. Industry specs ask that the ...
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ticker text does not run really smooth

I want to create a ticker text video like the news ticker you see sometimes in TV. So I use ffmpeg -loop 1 -i Transparent_800x20.png -vf drawtext="fontsize=16:fontcolor=black:fontfile=...
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ffmpeg mov_text subtitle too small when converting mkv to mp4

I want to remux a mkv file into mp4. I used the following command. ffmpeg -i "input.mkv" -c:v copy -c:a copy -map 0:0 -map 0:1 -map 0:2 -map 0:3 -c:s mov_text "output.mp4" Problem:...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...