Import and preview captions in Compressor
In a standard transcoding job in Compressor, you can add a individual set of CEA-608 closed captions, iTT subtitles, or SRT subtitles by adding a .scc file, a .itt file, or a .srt file to the job. If a reference video file already has embedded CEA-608 closed captions, when you add the reference file to a batch, Compressor extracts the .scc data for you. note : In an iTunes Store package, you can add multiple CEA-608 closed caption sets and multiple iTT subtitle sets ( in several different languages, for exercise ). For information about adding closed captions and subtitles to iTunes Store packages, see build iTunes Store packages using Compressor .
Add a captions text file to a job
After you add a job to Compressor, you can add a captions text file created by a third-party app .
- In the Compressor batch area, pawl Set on the proper english of the Captions row.
- In the window that appears, select a CEA-608 closed-caption file ( with a .scc filename annex ), an iTT subtitle file ( with a .itt filename extension ), or an SRT subtitle file ( with a .srt filename extension ), then snap Open. note : In a standard Compressor problem, you can import merely a one .scc file or .itt file .
The row under the Captions lead in the batch area displays the filename of the spell captions file . For information about format and modifying captions in Compressor, see Edit caption properties in Compressor and Adjust caption time in Compressor .
Add a source video file with embedded CEA-608 captions
If a source video file already contains embedded CEA-608 closed captions, importing the television into Compressor mechanically adds the caption data to the job .
- In Compressor, click the Add pop fly menu under the batch area, then choose Add File .
- In the charge window that appears, select a media file that contains embedded CEA-608 closed captions, then suction stop Add .
The batch area displays a fresh job, with the reservoir video recording file shown above an identically named captions charge . For information about format and modifying captions in Compressor, see Edit caption properties in Compressor and Adjust caption timing in Compressor .
Replace or delete the captions text file in a job
In the Compressor batch sphere, do one of the succeed :
- Replace a captions text file : Click Set on the correct english of the Captions head row, then select a different captions file. The newly file appears in the row under the Captions bearing .
- Delete a captions text charge : Move the pointer over the rowing containing the captions filename, then click Remove on the right side of the row .
View caption properties in the Closed Captions inspector or Subtitles inspector
- In the Compressor batch area, select the captions filename ( in the row under the Captions drift ). The closed Captions examiner appears if the file you selected is a CEA-608 closed-caption file. The Subtitles examiner appears if the file you selected is an iTT subtitles charge. note : If the inspector acid still international relations and security network ’ t visible, click the Inspector button in the upper-right corner of the Compressor window.
The inspector contains controls for setting linguistic process properties, editing and formatting caption text, adjusting caption timing, and more. See Edit caption properties in Compressor and Adjust caption time in Compressor .
View captions in the preview area
You can preview the appearance and timing of captions in Compressor in the preview area. And you can navigate from caption to subtitle in the close Captions inspector or Subtitles inspector .
- In the Compressor batch area, select the captions filename ( in the row under the Captions head ) .
- In the preview sphere, click the Captions button to toggle captions on. Captions will nowadays be visible in the preview area. The Captions button turns blue when captions are on .
- To view captions in the preview area, do any of the follow :
- Click the Play release to watch the captions appear in real time .
- Drag the playhead to move from caption to subtitle in the video recording .
- At the bottom of the close Captions inspector or Subtitles examiner ( if the examiner international relations and security network ’ metric ton visible, click the captions filename in the batch area ), click a caption row in the list. The playhead moves to the timecode start sharpen of the caption you selected, and the caption appears in the preview area .
To stop displaying captions in the preview choice, click the Captions button again. The Captions button turns white when captions are off .
View caption error warnings
When a set of captions has timing conflicts or other format errors, Compressor highlights the trouble captions in red in the closed Captions examiner or Subtitles inspector .
- In the Compressor batch area, select the captions filename ( in the course under the Captions heading ) .
- In the Captions examiner or Subtitles examiner, click the admonition clitoris at the top of the Captions list or Subtitles list . The admonitory release is highlighted, and captions without errors are temporarily removed from the number.
- Click the error icon to the left of a crimson subtitle in the list. The Errors & Warnings window appears, showing all errors in the job .
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