Thread poster: Valeria La Rosa

Valeria La Rosa
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Nov 14, 2020



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ITProsSubtitles
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Nope. Nov 14, 2020

Hi, Valeria. It seems to me you're not in your territory. Originating an SRT involves timecoding plus translation and adaptation. In order to do that you need professional subtitling software and specialist training as a subtitler.
Subtitles have to be flawless from a language point of view (translation and adaptation), but they also have to meet very stringent technical guidelines that have been developed based on eye-tracking studies that have examined viewers’ eye movements during au
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Hi, Valeria. It seems to me you're not in your territory. Originating an SRT involves timecoding plus translation and adaptation. In order to do that you need professional subtitling software and specialist training as a subtitler.
Subtitles have to be flawless from a language point of view (translation and adaptation), but they also have to meet very stringent technical guidelines that have been developed based on eye-tracking studies that have examined viewers’ eye movements during audiovisual screenings (technical requirements).
Such guidelines have to do with:
– Accurate IN and OUT times, time to audio
– Frame rate management
– Smart text condensation
– Speech rhythm compliance
– Number of characters per line
– Number of lines per subtitle
– Frame interval between subtitles
– Minimum and maximum exposure
– Reading speed
– Syntax division
– Working around shot and scene changes
– Other individual aspects to consider based on the particular AV content

I'm sorry to say this, but if all of the above sounds new to you, you shouldn't have accepted this task in the first place.

[Edited at 2020-11-14 16:01 GMT]
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Valeria La Rosa
Italy
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Thank you for your answer. Nov 14, 2020

As I wrote in my first message, I already work with subtitles and I know all the connected rules. Thank you anyway for your answer.
But I have not accepted since I'm not sure how to proceed. I just wanted to understand the only procedure of creating an srt file without inserting the subtitles in the video.


Said Abdi Ahmed
 

ITProsSubtitles
Italy
Local time: 19:35
English to Italian
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That's what I'm talking about. Nov 14, 2020

By "inserting the subtitles in the video" you probably mean permanently embedding them i.e. hardcoding. That's a whole different story and only happens AFTER a subtitle file has been originated, in your case an SRT, but there are many more formats available.

Again, in order to create an SRT from scratch you need subtitling software and special training. Good thing you declined the offer ☺️

[Edited at 2020-11-14 16:20 GMT]


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