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  1. Add Flash support

    It would be great to be able to transcribe .FLVs (Flash format), whether from a file or from a URL. Obviously, URL would be the most convenient.

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      1 comment  ·  media support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        2 comments  ·  media support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          0 comments  ·  media support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          While InqScribe can read and control digital media files saved on a data DVD disc, it does not currently support the DVD format. We will consider DVD support for a future release of InqScribe.

          In the meantime, we recommend a workaround that involves converting your DVD to a standard media file. There are a number of free options for Windows and Mac, such as Handbrake, that will create an InqScribe-friendly MPEG4 video file from your DVD. Once you’ve converted your media to MPEG4, simply locate the file through InqScribe’s “Select Media Source…” dialog.

        • Add support for multi-track audio

          Add the ability to playback and control multi-track audio, each with their own slider to adjust their own volume levels.

          Users would be able to import the video to transcript with the option to also import the individual audio tracks. For a 5.1 sound track, there would be 6 mono tracks (Left, Right, Center, LFE, LS and RS). Being able to filter out audio effects and other unwanted noise would save a lot of time as well as greatly increase the transcript's accuracy.

          Another potential use: For the Record makes courtroom recording systems which produce WAV files containing four channels…

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            under review  ·  2 comments  ·  media support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Unpin video window from text window

            You should be able to unpin the video window from the text window so you can place in a secondary window. I personally want to use your software for court presentation by clicking on the timecode and immediately playing back for the jury. Right now I have to note the time code then pull up the video in a separate player and cue to the correct time.

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              1 comment  ·  media support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              Thanks for the suggestion Andrew. I see how unpinning the video window would be really useful for presentation scenarios. We will consider this for a future update of InqScribe.

              Your second suggestion about embedding subtitles within the playback window is actually covered in the following suggestion: http://support.inqscribe.com/forums/4206-general-feedback-for-inqscribe/suggestions/3057491-preview-subtitled-movies

              Feel free to place your votes there! I’ve edited this part out of the description to keep these ideas separate.

            • Add VLC Player as an optional media player for InqScribe

              Quicktime doesn't play audio for HD MPEGs & often the audio gets out of sync with the video in other formats. VLC has fewer problems with this stuff.

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                5 comments  ·  media support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Thanks for the suggestion. We’re currently working on revamping InqScribe’s media engine, and VLC support is a possibility. For more about InqScribe’s future, head over to our blog: http://blogs.inquirium.net/inqscribe/2014/03/retiring-quicktime/

                Fun fact:
                Currently, VLC Player cannot be used to control media in InqScribe, but did you know you can view your exported subtitles in VLC Player? More in our Knowledge Base here: http://support.inqscribe.com/knowledgebase/articles/422681-how-do-i-import-my-subtitles-into-vlc-player

              • Add an auto-volume adjust

                I think there should be a feature to automate volume adjustment. So either all songs can play at the same volume or one can program a playlist to play a particular song louder.

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                  0 comments  ·  media support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • BPM Finder

                  It would be great if the software could automatically find the BPM of the song or video clip being played as it saves opening external applications to do this simple task.

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                    0 comments  ·  media support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Phone Support

                    I suggest you have this, as not all of us are savvy enough to follow general written instructions when a media source is not any of those listed. ave phone support. I just signed-up for a free trial, but now that I see only email-based support, I will be choosing a company with phone support..

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                      0 comments  ·  media support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Geolocate your audio

                      How about being able to set a geo-location using Google Earth/Maps for a map reference to your audio clips - working in a similar way to the Timecode feature, but plotting map references. You could maybe have access to a window with google maps/earth in the interface, say below where the player is now. Finding a way to link map coordinates with the text/audio would be great.

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