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  1. i see you can export transcripts. But can you edit the transcript and re import and then make captions out of a corrected transcript?

    i see you can export transcripts. But can you edit the transcript and re import and then make captions out of a corrected transcript?

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  2. Make the Captions checkbox on export automatically turned on if there are Captions in the video

    Okay, so your like me and you just finished a long days edit with captions and you're about to export a large file, you know it's going to take hours to export. After all that time, you review the export and low-and-behold, no captions. YOU FORGOT TO PRESS THE TURN ON CAPTIONS BUTTON EVEN THOUGH THERE ARE CAPTIONS IN THE VIDEO! Adobe, if there are captions in the timeline being exported, the captions option in the export settings should be automatically checked. I can see why it is uncheck by default as to help the editor decide what kind of…

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  3. More caption problems - I am shocked at how bad it is!? Is this the quality of Adobe?

    Probably no Adobe employee will so this, since the captions are NEVER fixed, but here it goes:

    Captions in Premiere is pathetic. I know, I have been using it for a few years.

    Even trying to work around the bugs is impossible.

    Since we cannot control the spacing of the lines between the captions I have tried this:

    I duplicated the caption to have different one for the second line (for when it is needed), only to find out that both caption files are still connected.

    Making changes to one, traverses to the other, regardless of them being completely different…

    7 votes

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  4. Allow me to save custom caption templates

    Most of my projects require open captions for exporting, and I'm required to use my company's specific visual identity guidelines for these captions (specific font, specific background color / opacity, specific alignment). As it currently stands, I have to set all of these parameters manually for every project. It would make so much sense and save so much time to be able to store these settings as a preset.

    Someone suggested I use the "import settings" button along with a "dummy" srt file to hold the settings, but doing that for open captions does not allow me to use the…

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  5. Subtitles Duration

    If we want to create real subtitles, we need to have a visibilty on the duration of each legends. Right now we have to calculate it from the In/out point. It's so bad. If Adobe could also add a charactere counter (with space)... it will become truly usefull !!!

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  6. Add translucent background effect for closed captions.

    While Closed Captions shows the option for a translucent background, I can't select anything except for opaque. This makes it difficult for my viewers to see what's going on behind the captions. Research showed that this is a wide-spread problem.

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  7. Show duration of individual captions in Caption Work Panel and when mouse pointer hovering over a single caption in Time Line.

    Since captioned dialogue typically is preferred to be on screen for about 0,3 sec/word (acc. to BBC guidelines) it would be a great help if you could see the duration of each caption when hovering over a caption and in the Caption work panel rather than just the in- and out points. My brain really hurts :-D when I'm trying to calculate the length of each and every caption in a full length film. Thanks and have a nice day!

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  8. Enable multiple captions track at same time

    I used to add multiple captions in order to have two languages subtitled. Now I need to do that again but I can't, because only one track can be enabled. I would love if there's an update to give this option, to have at least two captions track enabled on screen at the same time.

    6 votes

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  9. Add catalan language to Speech to Text (Transcription)

    Speech to Text is a great feature, but we can't barely use it, because most of our content is in Catalan language. It would be great if it was added. It is a language spoken by more than 10 million people (mostly in Spain, but also in some parts of France and Italy). And it is supported by other transcription platforms.

    Thank you!

    6 votes

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  10. The captions software adds a space at the end of most sentences. So I have to go in and manually remove it from every line. Please fix this.

    The captions software adds a space at the end of most sentences. So I have to go in and manually remove it from every line. Please fix this.

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  11. Two caption tracks for multiple speakers

    Fo the new "text" panel, I would love to see a feature where if you have multiple speakers who are speaking at the same time, to give it the ability to give them their own caption track and style so that you can separate it out better

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  12. Allow use of two subtitles again

    In version 14 of premiere pro I could put two different kinds of subtitles onto my video. Now in version 15 if I add a second subtitle line it is automatically hidden. If I click the eye to show it then it hides the first subtitle line. Please let us put two subtitles on a video again (without having to nest).

    6 votes

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  13. Speech to text issue using explicit language

    I'm in your Beta speech to text test group.
    Explicit language is blanked out and replaced with asterisks. For professional captioners, editors and translators this isn't acceptable. Our job is to correctly add what is actually said, word for word.

    Additionally since the AI doesn't understand context, it doesn't know if a dog breeder is referring to a female dog when using the term "*****".

    If you want to make this a feature that can be enabled or disabled, that's fine. But at minimum it should default to verbatim transcriptions.

    Thanks!

    6 votes

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  14. "show duplicate frame markers" in new captions doesn't make sense

    I'm working with "show duplicate frame markers" function enabled to quickly spot if i accidentally used some media twice.

    If i edit captions and insert a new caption field between two already existing fields they sometimes get randomly marked as double frames. It also happens if i extend a caption. Strange thing is that only parts of the captions get marked as double frames. There's no comprehensable consistency in the behaviour. The marked caption fields have nothing in common (apart from the same properties, but sometimes not even that).

    It would make sense if two identical caption fields (or at…

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  15. export the captions separately without the video

    I like the new captions system in beta, but I want to be able to export the captions separately without the video, just like before.

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  16. 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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  17. Closed Captions - Lagging, Render Time

    In the latest update of Premiere Pro (2019, 13.0) the captions display 8 frames later than they should in a 59.94 fps sequence.

    In addition, the previous version of Premiere took minimal time to render the captions, both the for the initial render and after any changes were made. In 2019/13.0, the render time is just as long as rendering the whole sequence without captions. This includes renders after any changes have been made to the captions.

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  18. Make Caption exporting available from more menu options

    It's very difficult to find how to export Captions. It's ONLY available if you highlight the item in the Projects display window as a right click or from File > Export.
    It is NOT available when the captions are highlighted in the Timeline.
    It's greyed out as an Export option if you don't have this project item selected.
    It is not available through the Media Export ... as you cant switch off Video and Photo.
    - Can it be available and not greyed out if you have a caption track (if you had more than one caption tracks you could…

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  19. Open Caption duplicate only working after restart

    Bugreport: I duplicate an open caption, to use its style and formatting on a other timeline in the same project. When I drag it into the other timeline, I can edit the captions, but nothing happens in the programscreen. The old caption stays visible.
    I have to restart Premiere Pro to see the changes made, and only then it works fully functional.

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  20. Automated subtitles

    Why doesn't PP have a solution in place or take files like .vtt, .srt or .sbv which I can extract from YouTube.

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