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Subtitles are a very popular way to translate your video into another language. There are many tools that can help you do that. These tools work on parameters set according to the English language, such as the font size, font type, number of characters per line among others. Some of the most common subtitle languages have similarities to English, such as Spanish, so those parameters...

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If you have a video you want to add subtitles to, but you’re not sure how to do it and where to start, you’ve come to the right place. Subtitle Burner is an online subtitle burning tool that can generate subtitles in just minutes and it’s easy to use – and free (for registered users).   In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to generate burned-in subtitles...

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When recording voiceovers for videos, there’s always the challenge of having to synchronize the audio (voiceover track) with the video to ensure that what’s said matches what’s on the screen. It’s even more challenging in video localization where the voiceover recording is in a different language. The target language is often not the same length as the original, which means the audio in the target...

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With the advent of Smart TVs, we have become accustomed to seeing subtitles for almost anything we watch—and we all know as well that the quality of the subtitles ranges widely from professional and accurate to slapdash and not very helpful.   At the same time, organizations all over the world are struggling to develop and maintain multi-language training and support (help desk) videos for everything from...

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In this blog series aimed at tips for creating a video that’s easy to localize, our previous posts have highlighted general considerations as well as dubbing tips that'll make localization easier. For the final post in the series, let’s look at how to make a video that is suitable for subtitle localization.   Subtitles can be added to a video either as open or closed captions. Open...

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In our last blog post, we talked about what to consider before making a video in its original language, in case you'd want to localize it for other markets. In this post, we'll discuss what to consider when making a video that will be dubbed into another language. Let's say you're creating a video in English for the American market; that video would be called...

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