Caption & Subtitle File Formats

Benefits of Burn-In Captions

You’ve seen the phrase floating around: burn-in captions. It’s a common option during the late stages of video editing or when uploading your movie to an online platform or festival. But what does ‘burn-in captions’ mean? Captions are…

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What Are Machine Generated Closed Captions?

Closed captions often get overlooked, but there are many benefits to including them in your video content. Firstly, closed captions enables your content to be enjoyed by people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Secondly,…

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How to Hardcode Subtitles into a Video

Hardcoded subtitles are a popular, no-fuss option to add subtitles to your video content. With hardcoded subtitles or captions, there is no extra file. The text is ‘burned’ onto the video image itself, and nobody…

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How to Add Subtitles to DivX Videos

Adding captions or subtitles to your DivX video will not only make it more accessible to more viewers, it will also expand the reach of your content. Providing captions and transcripts of your videos can…

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When Are Closed Captions Required by Law?

If you’ve ever tried watching TV in a noisy bar or restaurant, you’ve probably benefitted from closed captions. Whether or not you’re hard-of-hearing or are simply in a noisy public environment, people need accurate and…

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How to Download Subtitle SRT Files

What are SRT files? First, let’s cover what an SRT file is. SubRip Subtitle Files (SRT) take the subtitle information from a film or video and put it into a plain-text format that can be…

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