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  1. Everything wrong with Captions in Premiere Pro 13.1.2. Let get captioning fixed asap!

    Captions in Premiere Pro 13.1.2* have several problems.

    (*Windows10. May be different on Mac.). Here is a thread of all of the problems I've found in captions so far. While there are several threads already that point out individual issues, I'm hoping that bringing all of the issues together in a single mega thread will help get captions Adobe's prompt attention. Here we go!

    1. NO BURN IN: Exporting a video through Media Encoder doesn't burn in captions even if the "Burn Captions Into Video" option is selected in Premiere Pro's Export Settings. The captions only get burned in if the…

    235 votes

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  2. Hebrew punctuation in open captions do not work correctly

    When using open captions in the Hebrew language, the punctuation marks typed at the end of a sentence always appear at the beginning of the sentence.

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  3. Vertically align Open captions text against background box.

    Please make the Open Caption text properly centered vertically against the background box and add the option to adjust it's position.

    74 votes

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  4. 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.

    71 votes

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  5. fix closed captions

    It's 12:01AM and I would have been finished with my edit hours ago if it were not for the numerous bugs related to closed captions. I'll just list one here: edits in the captions are not reflected in the program monitor. I can create a new caption or change the timing of a caption, and it will not be shown when I play the video. I can delete words and the captions will not re-center themselves (okay, that's a separate bug, but worth mentioning here too). And sometimes the formatting is just completely wrong. The spacing will be too tight…

    22 votes

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  6. Make Captions snap to frames, ASAP.

    Please make captions snap to frames and other layer's in & out points in a release as soon as possible. It's crazy that everything snaps to frames in Premiere apart from the captions. We're having tons of trouble due to the fact that they don't; captions overwrite each other, don't change from one to the next when they should, and when creating subtitles for a dual language film it's a real pain to make quickly make them change subs at the same point.

    You could really do with making them easier to select too, its a bit fiddly.

    21 votes

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  7. Captions Not Updating

    Hi all,

    I've now split my caption bugs into two reports. This one is about captions not updating.

    This isn't something that happens every time, but it happens almost every time. Basically, captions don't update.

    This might be when changing font details, like type, size, colour, etc, but also when changing the content of the caption, or its timing, or its placement. So, the problems are kind of across the board.

    It should be noted that I'm referring to Open Captions, with a sequence appropriate frame rate, and resolution. This applies to imported .SRT files, and captions created directly within…

    20 votes

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  8. More things wrong with captions

    https://adobe-video.uservoice.com/forums/911233-premiere-pro/suggestions/38080990-everything-wrong-with-captions-in-premiere-pro-13

    The above link is a post detailing issues with captioning. Here are some more that I would like to add to the list:

    1.

    The most egregious failing of the system is the text-editing inabilities of the Captions panel. The text box does not respect standard system keyboard shortcuts for caret navigation. All of the following standard text-editing shortcuts, that see heavy usage with document editing, do not work as expected:

    • Home/End: Instead of moving the caret to the start/end of the line, it selects the first/last caption in the list.

    • Up/Down: Instead of moving up/down a line, it…

    18 votes

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  9. multi selection for caption and moving captions in same time

    i can't select multi caption in same time, please make multi selection for caption with mouse in sequence for moving captions in same time.

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  10. Captions, lock the layer so we don't move it unintentionally

    If you drag the in or out point of a caption on the captions layer sometimes you can accidentally move the entire layer along the time line. If we could lock the layer but still be able to edit and add captions this would prevent this issue from happening. Currently if you lock the layer you can not edit it, just as you want the lock to work for any other layer.

    14 votes

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  11. 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…

    13 votes

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  12. Captions

    Captions run beyond the out point into the clear timeline. Very annoying.

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  13. Unable to edit/adjust .SRT captions in premiere

    I've imported a standard .srt caption into Premiere 2018 and I am unable to move text, change the font, font size, etc. no matter what I changes I make to the caption settings. The caption is even off from what the caption settings are saying it should be.

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  14. SRT captions to Essential Graphics

    With social media deliverables becoming commonplace it is very common to need to convert an open-captioned film (ie for Youtube) into a 1:1 Facebook film with burned in caps. The burned-in caps options for SRT files are limited, low quality and buggy. There needs to be an option to convert all captions to an Essential Graphics template that is then itself editable on a global level (in other words all the captions can be changed together, much the same as how Master Styles work). This is not a quirk it is becoming a standard requirement and would massively help a…

    12 votes

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  15. Option to create & apply presets for caption/subtitle styles

    I'm working with a high volume of SRT files for importing subtitles (open captions), and I currently have to manually adjust the type style every single time I do so. A couple potential solutions that would make this way more manageable:

    1) Presets. There's currently no way to create/apply a style preset for captions — all SRT imports will simply default to the unchangeable default set by Premiere. This would be manageable if there were a style dropdown with the option to save presets, much like in the Export Media window.

    2) Change Defaults in Preferences. There's currently nowhere in…

    12 votes

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  16. Closed captions kerning

    Make closed captions accessible.

    The kerning on the closed captions are not accessible when the whole point of closed captions are to make the video accessible to all viewers. It's too difficult to read especially for people with Dyslexia. New UK accessibility laws are changing and we need the functionality to meet these new regulations. Please, please consider making the kerning better so it doesn't look like individual characters from an accessible point of view. If you aren't going to improve the CC then please consider adjusting your guides to be less misleading, they state you can change the fonts…

    12 votes

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  17. Closed Caption bug: Captions sometimes appear longer or shorter than they should on screen

    Closed captions appear longer and shorter than the length you have set for the individual caption

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  18. line spacing in 'Open Captions

    We need the possibility to adjust the line spacing in 'open captions' or even better the possibility to apply a preset when importing an STL file

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  19. "GO TO NEXT CAPTION" Shortcut

    You should be able to make a shortcut to go to next caption in the same way you can do with markers.

    10 votes

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  20. 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…

    10 votes

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