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  1. Captions bug when adjusting duration.

    Using Open captions.
    I'm experiencing a bug when I go back to adjust the length of captions.
    I need to make several long captions shorter. When I go to drag the ends of the caption to shorten or lengthen it, it disappears, setting its duration to 0, the only way I can adjust them is by dragging the time code in the Captions window. Which is slow and tedious.

    I think one of the best caption tools I have seen is Youtube's captioning tools. Which highlight the captions as you scrub through, and allow you to use the space bar…

    9 votes
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  2. Not all installed fonts work in Captions

    Not all fonts seem to work with the caption tool. Fonts that might work perfectly in the standard type/text tool will simply not work when trying to use them in Open Captions.

    They just don't seem to register. Although you can select the font from the drop down menu, the actual text doesn't update (note that this is not the same as the usual "captions don't update" issue.). It's as though the font doesn't exist.

    I have no idea why this happens, as these same fonts work perfectly everywhere else (within Premiere, and in any other application I have tried…

    1 vote
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  3. BUG: SRT files don't import completely

    In Premiere 2018 and 2019, the linked SRT ends before line 22 when imported into Premiere.

    The file appears to be valid, and is imported correctly by AegisSub and Vimeo. I can't find a reason Premiere would cut it early—it looks like a bug to me.

    https://app.box.com/s/t6rnoffvfeowfvb961lwrnlil1hxtgte

    2 votes
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  4. Using in-out marks in Captions

    When subtitling with captions I have to go through and manually enter the subtitle in-out points. Could these not be copied from the timeline in-out points? This would make the process quicker, smoother and less likely to end up with a subtitle that does not fit properly because the captions panel has corrupted and ignored the manually entered numbers.

    1 vote
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  5. Quality of SRT styled open caption when burnt into video

    When importing an SRT in as an open caption and styling this, to then be burnt into a video, the output of the caption overlay is not of a high quality. There are harsh/jagged edges around the letters. A current workaround is to import the caption at a much larger font (e.g. 100), and then use a motion effect to downscale the whole caption size much further down in order to minimises the harsh edges.

    4 votes
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  6. Flexibility to move captions

    It is very painful to use captions while still editing a project. Every time you make changes like adding a new scene, you have to move each caption one at a time to accommodate for new captions. Can you please make captions movable the way other clips are, whereas you can select a bunch of them at once and move them on the timeline as needed?

    7 votes
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  7. Edge rendering issue on close captions

    In Premiere Pro CC 12.1.0 on Mac OSX 10.13.4 there are issues in rendering close caption edges on some characters. The problem appears with the majority of fonts.

    51 votes
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  8. Export captions as .vtt (WebVTT) files

    I'd like the option to export closed captions as .vtt files. Some of my clients only accept this format, and doing it manually or with different software is either very time consuming or costly.

    41 votes
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  9. Caption

    Can you add in the caption editor a letter-spacing, also referred to as tracking.
    Is it difficult?

    2 votes
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  10. Control leading in Open Captions

    It would be super if i could control the Leading (vertical distance) between two sentances in Open Captions.
    At this time if i break an Open Captions sentance in two there is no way of controlling the vertical distance between the two parts.
    The default leading is too big in most cases depending on the font which is used.

    Thank you.

    4 votes
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  11. Open caption styling - unable to tweak line spacing and video size after import

    Under the SRT import settings, two particularly useful settings cannot be change after import: video size and line spacing.

    Changing the video size after import would be highly useful as sometimes a caption may need to be repurposed for different timelines. Alternatively allowing a caption to automatically resize and adapt to different timeline resolutions would be great - that way you could have the same caption file across different timelines without needing to import it 3 times with different settings.

    Secondly, line spacing cannot be changed after import. If you set the line spacing to a particular percentage in the…

    4 votes
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  12. Export open captions via AME

    Fix the software so that we can export a video containing open captions via AME without the captions disappearing in the exported video.

    Adobe staff on other threads say this has been fixed with CC2019. It hasn't. This problem has persisted for Y E A R S.

    Yes, I have dynamically linked AE clips in my projects. Yes, I have "burn captions into video" selected. Yes, I have "import sequences natively" selected in AME.

    No, I don't have captions in my final videos.

    6 votes
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  13. Improve captions-tool.

    The captions-tool is now only for when the edit is definitely locked. What if the sequence needs to be changed after the caption-file is made? If a new scene is spliced in, we need to move all textcaps, making room for the new ones. But now we can only move them one by one, in stead of selecting many text-caps and move them all in one operation. (Using two or more caption-clips in one sequence is very buggy.)

    71 votes
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  14. Typekit fonts not working with captions

    So far I have only seen this problem on Windows, and not OS X.

    In the caption editor, Typekit fonts show up in the list of available fonts, but when you go to use them, the actual font doesn't change.

    Sometimes the text simply disappears in the Program Monitor. If you revert back to a standard font set, the text reappears.

    It doesn't seem to matter if you restart the program, or even the computer. Change font weights doesn't do anything either with the problem fonts.

    Please note that Typekit fonts work if you use the regular Type tool, but…

    1 vote
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  15. Caption Settings do not take unless you quit and restart.

    Caption settings have been buggy for a while, but in Premiere Pro 2018 (v13.x) they don't even take unless you save your project, quit Premiere, and then start it again.

    Setup:
    - macOS 10.14.1
    - Open Premiere Pro CC
    - Import a video (I'm working with MP4's)
    - Import a caption file (I'm working with DFXP)
    - Move both to the Timeline and match them up (audio to captions) as needed.
    - In the Timeline, click on the captions
    - Open the Captions panel
    - Right click on the first caption and then Select All
    - Enter your settings... my…

    11 votes
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  16. Feed scripts into Captions

    Have an option in Premiere to load in a document (e.g a word document) which then completes the captions based on line by line.

    Example: I have a transcript in word, I edit it so the lines are of a suitable length for captions.
    I then load it into premiere, it reads the lines and loads them in as captions, with each line an individual caption piece.

    Ultimate version would have a function where you listen along and press a button to mark where the next line should start and premiere auto adjusts the captions to fit.

    3 votes
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  17. Closed Captions

    I’d like for Adobe Premiere to have the capability to read captions from .mpg files. Thank you.

    1 vote
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  18. P2 Movie export with embedded closed caption

    Embedded closed caption in P2 card is integral to our Post Production workflow. However, the only way to do that is to master the project to P2 Card using Panasonic P2 deck via baseband SDI through edit to tape. By exporting directly to P2 card via P2 Movie, we have no feature to embed the closed caption to the video. Only sidecar and burn-in.

    1 vote
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  19. COULD IT POSSIBLE TO READ VTT FILES XML IN PREMIERE PRO

    COULD IT POSSIBLE TO READ VTT FILES XML IN PREMIERE PRO

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