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  2. improve foreign language input

    I use Korean and the cursor is located between lines. Also, dragging (for copy, delete, paste, etc.) does not work properly. Please improve basic input/edit function for foreign languages. Thanks

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  3. 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.

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  media support  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Do not resize media window when importing a new video file

    "It would be nice to be able to import and not change my preferred sizing.
    It would save a lot of resizing every time I import a file. I tend to log a lot of footage where I am handling over 100 files at a time and have to resize every one so I can access other things on my desktop at the same time." -Adrienne

    3 votes
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    under review  ·  2 comments  ·  import/export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. discontinuous timecode support

    Add support for discontinuous timecode, when there are multiple items on one tape that show jumps in the visible timecode.

    19 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for writing in the request! Discontinuous timecodes are a tricky subject, which we try to address in the following article: http://support.inqscribe.com/knowledgebase/articles/18059-does-inqscribe-support-discontinuous-timecodes

    With that said, we will look into solutions for discontinuous timecodes if there’s enough support behind it.

    In the meantime, you can adjust the start time of a transcript or adjust a set of specified time codes. Details in our User Guide here: http://docs.inqscribe.com/2.2/transcriptiontips.html#adjusting

  6. Make transcript change color every x seconds from previous timecode

    Sometimes transcribers are requested to enter timecodes every, say, 20 seconds. InqScribe doesn't automatically insert timecodes in order to avoid situations where the timecodes gets inserted in a bad spot, like t[00:00:20.00]his.

    A workaround is to have the transcript, or a part of the transcript change color to indicate the 20 second mark. Ideally, the would be a color animation (for example, gradually turning from green to yellow to red) so that you could plan your line break.

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    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  time code  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Add a Google Search Function

    From Danila: "Useful for looking up names and terms a transcriber is unfamiliar with."

    3 votes
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  8. Support using the play/pause, previous/next buttons on the Mac keyboard

    Other media applications will use the built-in plause/pause and previous/next buttons that normally operate iTunes, but only when that application is in use. This would provide convenient one-key shortcuts for play/pause and skipback/forward.

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  9. Display subtitle character count

    In the transcript window, it would be helpful if there was a way to view the number of characters per subtitle/timecode. It can be difficult to quickly judge the number of characters otherwise.

    Having a character count in-between timecodes would solve this problem.

    Alternatively, the ability to place an adjustable vertical line across the transcript would allow you to quickly eyeball the relative length and consistency of each text chunk.

    6 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Transcripts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Allow for <--Comments--> in the transcript

    Add the ability to type in info, like the name of the current speaker, or scene numbers in a way that will be ignored when you export the XML. For example, in HTML, <--you simply bracket the comment like this-->.

    16 votes
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  11. Avid Caption Format Export

    I'm wondering how difficult it might be to support the Avid DS caption format. It is a very simple unicode text file with no separators other than spaces and line returns. Sample below.

    <begin subtitles>

    04:00:08:00 04:00:42:22
    Text line 1
    Text line 2

    04:00:42:22 04:00:51:00
    Text line 1
    Text line 2

    <end subtitles>

    This format is supported for captioning within Avid non-linear video editing software including Avid DS and Avid Media Composer.

    cheers,
    tod

    10 votes
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  12. Overlapping Timecode search

    Having overlapping timecodes in the transcript will trigger an error when opening the XML in Final Cut Pro. Then you have to go back and painstakingly look for the error. Have InqScribe highlight the timecode if the next timecode you add isn't at least 1 frame later.

    8 votes
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  13. Allow for "Save Current Frame as JPEG" shortcut

    Allow users to assign a shortcut to the "Save Current Frame as JPEG" feature.

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    under review  ·  1 comment  ·  shortcuts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. add a snippets counter, so you can see how many lines a characters has.

    If you translate a script with different characters, you always want to know have many lines a certain actors has for planing your studio time. so it would be great if you could add a "snippets line counter" under the "Transcript" menu, and also be able to choose the line count of different snippets.

    12 votes
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  15. Preview Subtitled Movies

    Preview Video so you can edit subtitles that may be too long without having to export and view in external player.

    58 votes
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    planned  ·  4 comments  ·  Subtitles  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. find... box

    anyway to have the "find" box stay up while interacting with the transcript?

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    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for writing in the suggestion. InqScribe does have a “find” box (select “Edit > Find”), but, you’re right, it does not stay present while interacting with the transcript. We’ll look into changing this for a future update.

  17. Highlight feature in playback mode.

    The highlight feature would highlight the text that matches the audio in playback mode.

    4 votes
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  18. 3 votes
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  19. Add jog & shuttle support for video manipulation

    So that I can use a jog wheel to fast forward and rewind in the same way I am able to do with Quicktime.

    2 votes
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  20. add the ability to export transparency/ opacity scale.

    add the ability to export onto a translucent background. Maybe have the transparent with a transparency/ opacity scale.

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    0 comments  ·  import/export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Junie,

    Thanks for your suggestion. InqScribe currently offers a “Transparent” background option for subtitle display (see the Save Subtitled QuickTime Movie Menu settings: http://docs.inqscribe.com/2.2/subtitling.html#export). However, we do not currently offer a translucent/opaque background option, so we will place your suggestion under consideration for a future update of InqScribe.

    Thanks again!
    Alex Underwood
    Community Manager, InqScribe

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