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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 ...
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After Effects automation and annotation tools (scripts) for student work

I need a professional advice for self-assessing among students. I am searching for a tool (script or scripts) that helps annotating very long videos in After Effects. I also would like to automate the ...
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Positioning subtitles in Premiere Pro CC

In the process of producing a video, we are creating subtitles. We have decided to align the text object's vertical center at 10% of the height of the frame as seen on this mockup: In Photoshop and ...
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ffmpeg: how to add several subtitle streams

I tried to add 2 .srt subtitles to a video, but the resulting file has only the first subtitle. This is the command I used: ffmpeg -i $movie.mov -i $sub_en.srt -i $sub_de.srt \ -c:v copy -c:a copy \ -...
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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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How can I import subtitles/captions into a letterboxed video like this?

How can I easily create captions that look like this? (Click to see a video that shows a good example.) I have a video that is 1280 x 720 pixels but converted to a square of 1280 x 1280 pixels so ...
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Is there a Youtube-supported subtitle format that does positioning + Unicode?

I am trying to add Asian language subtitles that are positioned at the top of the screen, not the bottom, to a YouTube video. There is a list of subtitle formats that YouTube supports. Using the ...
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MKVToolNix equivalent for .MP4's

Good day! I'm looking for MKVToolNix equivalent software for .MP4's. I will use it in a video file without subtitles, I'll find it's subtitle and merge it with the video file just like what I did in ...
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Scrolling text on video

I want to take an mp3 podcast and its transcript and create a video of the text scrolling vertically on the screen with the audio. I need to scroll 10~20 lines of text so that I don't have to sync ...
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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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Accurate automated closed captioning

I have been looking into automated closed captioning and the accuracy of the services found so far is poor. I am looking to caption a number of 1hour + presentation recordings so manual captions isn'...
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How to overlay SRT or ASS on a video and output the pre-render captioned video?

I noticed a lot of video having pre-render captions. I remember I saw someone working in a Chinese studio that primarily does translation works and she was using a software to render the SRT or ASS ...
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Subtitle format guide

I was asked to subtitle a student movie. I don't care much about which subtitle format to use - I'd probably use vim for typing them, and still it is interesting which formats are most common and what ...
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Add border to video, maintaing aspect ratio, and insert subtitles in the border

I have an MKV wrapped 1920x800 video and a sidecar .srt subtitle file. I want to convert the video to 1920 x 1080 and add black border on top and bottom while keeping the original aspect ratio. I also ...
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Which software a dubbing studio use for subtitles and closed captioning workflow?

Many video production and dubbing studios offer services of closed captioning, subtitles and so on. Their audience is generally big broadcast networks. I was wondering, what kind of software this ...
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Loss of quality while adding subtitle via FFmpeg

After solving on problem I cam coming to a next one. After adding subtitles, discussed here, with the command: ffmpeg -i grdedFinal.mov -vf subtitles=portSbs.srt gradedFinalwithSubs.mov the quality ...
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Unable to hardcode subtitles in FFmpeg on Mac to mov

I would like to hardcode subtitles using FFmpeg, I'm trying to do this using the following command: ffmpeg -i grdedFinal.mov -vf subtitles=portSbs.srt gradedFinalwithSubs.mov which returns the ...
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How to display subtitles as default in an MKV file

I have an MKV file with multiple subtitles. I would like to mark one set of those subtitles as default, so that it is turned on by default when the video starts playing. NOTE: I do not want to "burn"...
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ffmpeg - burning in subtitles with non-square pixels

I've got a 16:9 standard-def movie into which I need to burn some subtitles. I'm using ffmpeg -y -i input.mov -vf ass="./captions.ass" output.mov and in the subtitle.ass file I've tried PlayResX: ...
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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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Split PGS subtitles (.sup file)

I'd like to know if there is any method to split a PGS format subtitle pulled from a bluray as a .sup file.
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Mac Hardcode Subtitles from SRT to MP4 & adjust size and screen position

I've been spending all day trying to achieve everything in my question. The only solution I've found being to encode the subs onto a green matte and then key out the green in premiere and change the ...
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How to DISABLE--NOT REMOVE subtitle tracks from an MKV file from the command line?

ATTENTION: THIS QUESTION IS ABOUT DISABLING--NOT REMOVING SUBTITLE TRACKS FROM MKV FILES FROM THE COMMAND LINE. PERIOD. It IS NOT about REMOVING subtitles by REMUXING with mkvmerge or any ...
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Automated Timing for Video Subtitles

I have got a video clip and a 100% accurate text file (containing subtitles). Is there any way where I can convert the text file into a timed SRT subtitle file? Thank you very much.
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Merging mp4 video stream with subtitles for use in creating DVD

Suppose I have two files called foo.mp4 and foo.srt. The mp4 file doesn't have subtitles, and I want to add subtitles from the foo.srt file. The utility mencoder is frequently recommended in this ...
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Burn ASS subtitle onto MKV without any quality loss

I want to burn embedded ASS subtitle onto MKV, but I'm completely clueless when it comes to video converting. I want to keep the same quality, file size and everything else but the subtitle hardcoded. ...
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Embedded Timed Text for closed-captioning? Is that possible?

I am going to be working on a video project that needs closed captioning. The requirement we got from the client says.... Closed Captioning Embedded Timed Text subtitle track (ISO/IEC 14496-17) ...
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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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Split subtitles to line up ends of files?

I'm on a windows PC and have two files of a movie that's been split into those two pieces. I also have a subtitle file, but it's in one whole piece. Is there a way, using Subtitle Workshop(what I have ...
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Import subtitles from spreadsheet into Aegisub?

I have a set of timed transcripts in a spreadsheet in the following form: Timecode mm:ss:ff | Line of dialogue 01:02:25 | This is some dialogue I would like to import them into ...
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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 ...
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Why do SRT subtitles fail to appear in my MP4 videos on iPhones?

I'm using videojs in an HTML page to publish a video with VTT captions. Problem is: iPhones do not play the mp4 in the videojs player - it renders the full videojs player, but when you click the Play ...
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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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How to Differentiate Subtitle Track Language Between Simplified and Traditional Chinese?

I'm using MP4Box (command line tool) to add subtitles to mp4 movies. The language of the subtitle seems to be set using ISO 639 codes. There's no differentiation between Simplified and Traditional ...
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Easy script for making and overlaying video counters?

I wanted to make a family of videos like and I was wondering if there were any easy plugins/scripts to be able to create and increment the counter while watching a ...
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How to detect and extract words from audio/video stream online in a webpage itself?

I have a video (or audio, I think it is not important) stream/file which does not contain subtitles. But it has clean english speech. Is it possible to detect and extract words from it. I don't need ...
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How to add a scoreboard to a pre-recorded video file

I have a pre-recorded video file of a sport game and I need to add a scoreboard on top of it. Imagine a basketball game where the score is changing dynamically and quite often so there are a lot of ...
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How to add captions file to video podcast?

I'm starting a tutorial video podcast and have recorded a couple of episodes. I've captioned them, and have the captions file in .srt format. However I haven't yet found a way to embed that file in ...
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Force subtitles to play as default

I've added different language subtitles to individual m4v movies, and they show fine when selecting the subtitle track in both Quicktime and VLC. I would like to have them so that the subtitles ...
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jquery-videosub how to [closed]

Standards compliant video subtitles for HTML5 video tags. Original MooTools implementation by Thomas Sturm, jQuery port by Max Wheeler. Usage UsageDead simple. Call the videoSub() function ...
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Fast subtitle workflow in Sony Vegas?

In Vegas is quite time consuming having to insert text using only visual cues, for example: Inserting new text media requires to choose presets instead of having a default style on the go. No ...
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How to add Subtitles to already created video file for .avi format on Windows 8?

Can I create subtitle (.srt) file manually (to add subtitle) for .avi file? I have created .avi file using Snagit but there is no option to add subtitle as well. So can I create subtitle file ...
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Subtitle SubRip (*.srt) Positioning

I like SubRib (*.srt) subtitle positioning, as shown below: 28 00:02:25,016 --> 00:02:27,393 {\pos(200,250)}- <i>Naw</i>, you're fired. - What? But that makes me wonder is whether this ...
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Is it possible to store subtitle srt files in an m3u playlist file?

I have a folder that contains around 51 videos and another folder with their respective subtitles. I don't want to merge the folders into one folder so I was wondering if there's a way to store ...
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create subtitles track by automatic timing of existing text

1 00:00:01,000 --> 00:00:04,000 I am using Adobe Premiere to produce videos in English by gluing together multiple clips put together from lots of different footage or sources. I do have a text ...
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How do I automatically create burned-in subtitles in Premiere Pro?

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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Minimal subtitle leading/lagging difference

Lets start with a theory. Lets say you create subtitles perfectly synchronized with an audio track. Yes, I dont care about hearing impaired people atm, so video track doesnt concern me right now. Then ...
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Render srt subtitles to video?

I have subtitles in .srt file format, and I need to render them on top of video file (prefereably mp4). I have tried handbrake and mediacoder so far, with no luck. What should I do?