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How can I convert the subtitle file format (.rtf to .vtt)?

Does anybody knows an easy way to create a .vtt (WEBVTT) subtitle file with an .rtf file? I don't want to have to type all the subtitles new to get the .vtt format! Is there an easy way to convert it?...
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Problems occurred when importing subtitles into Sony DVD Architect

I'm new to Sony DVD Architect, I can't import subtitles into DVD-Arc even though the file extension is .sub. I used Subtitle Edit to save my original subtitle file(in .ass format) to DVDSubtitle(.sub) ...
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Framerate and timestamps in SubRip subtitles

I don't understand why the framerate of the video should affect timestamps in SubRip (*.srt) subtitles. If I am correct, when you convert a video from one framerate to another, the length of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Import Excel file with subtitles and timestamps

I typed up a transcript of a video, and inserted time stamps at the beginning of each change of speaker, using https://transcribe.wreally.com/. Then I put everything into Excel. I copied the ...
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Website or tool for timing other language subtitles based on a properly timed but different language one?

I sometimes get in a situation, when I have an already properly timed subtitles for a video and I have a different language subtitle file, which I would like to synchronize to the existing one. ...
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Burn .mkv to a .dvd for playback on DVD player while retaining multiple tracks?

If I use a program like ASVtoDVD or ConvertXToDVD to convert a .mkv to a .dvd, and the .mkv has multiple audio tracks/subtitle, will the produced .dvd only have one of those, or will it retain more or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Can ffmpeg create DVD subtitle streams from (Advanced) SubStation Alpha files?

As the title says, I'm wondering if ffmpeg can create DVD subtitle streams from .ass or .ssa files. The key point being that I want libass to be used when rendering the subpictures, so they get ...
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Adobe Encore - I have problem with add Arabic subtitle to my project

I try make DVD of movie with Arabic translation I add my subtitle , But it doesn't look nice as supposed I try Every thing but I can't fix problem Any suggestion Thank you in advance Here is ...