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  1. Solve these Final Cut Pro Markers export problems

    * You can't drag and drop the generated XMLs into FCP (it gives you an "unrecognized file" error). You have to import them one by one using the "Import XML" dialog, which takes a LOT of time. Also, every imported XML gives you an error log since it can't find the associated media file.

    * It's prone to errors when encountering weird ASCII characters, with no explanation whatsoever that this is the case. I had to work with your support guys to figure this out.

    * It generates an empty sequence with the markers at sequence level. It would be…

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    under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Implement keyboard shortcuts to export different types of files. (e.g: shortcut for TXT Export)

    To export, you always have to go to the menu/submenu. It's be great to have a keyboard shortcut for every type of export to save time.

    3 votes
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    1 comment  ·  import/export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. New version for Final Cut X?

    Some of us have not jumped ship from being FCP 7 users and are loving life with Final Cut X. Is there an upgrade in the pipelines for us?

    6 votes
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    under review  ·  5 comments  ·  import/export  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. to have inqscribe to recognize tc on mp3 files

    It will be nice if inqscribe could recognise ID3 TC in mp3 files embedded on the metadata. MP3 are smaller and have a fast download /upload time.

    17 votes
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    4 comments  ·  time code  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Implement background/foreground coloring. (e.g., Writeroom app)

    Implement some sort of arbitrary background/foreground coloring, as in the mac application Writeroom (e.g., White/Blue). Easy on eyes!

    Also include custom coloring for the green bar at the top of the InqScribe window.

    32 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Transcripts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Save time series jpgs with transcript notes subtitles. Would be fantastic for student notes reviews

    As above, export time series jpgs with transcript subtitles. It would be an incredible review technology for notes.

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    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the suggestion Alan. Although you can save a timecoded video as a series of JPEGs (by selecting “File > Save Time Series As JPEGs”), you cannot currently display your transcript as subtitles to these images. This is great idea, so we’ll consider adding it in a future InqScribe update.

  7. discontinuous timecode support

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

    16 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

  8. word-by-word timecoding with script building

    as a doc filmmaker, building a script could be hugely aided by inqscribe if it:
    a) employed speech recognition to match words to timecode after transcription.
    b) allowed editing of the timecode stamped words into new scripts
    c) allowed playing such scripts from the original source material (assembly edit)
    d) provided export of assembly edit to editing software for finessing
    e) highlighted text that'd been used in a script so that after editing one could see what's been used and not used.

    I realize this is a huge task, but for years I've thought that a timecoded word editor would…

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  9. 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-->.

    15 votes
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  10. 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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  11. 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.

    11 votes
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    0 comments  ·  shortcuts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. find... box

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

    7 votes
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    0 comments  ·  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.

  13. "match settings" of video

    add option for a new inqsribe doc to "match settings" of video that is inserted for transcribing (vs manually changing everything / kinda like dragging something into a new fcp sequence)

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  14. Line by Line language replace

    Add the feature that the much more expensive program Final Sub has. The ability to import a text document in a new language, and have it replace, line by line the previous language in the same timecode positions. Right now I have to copy and paste in the new language line by line. Very time consuming.

    2 votes
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  15. Highlight feature in playback mode.

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

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  16. abilitiy to drag timecode to new location, just as you can drag/move text around

    abilitiy to drag timecode to new location, just as you can drag/move text around within a paragraph, for example

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  17. add additional media playback controls to select discrete audio channels

    Some media files have interleaved or multiple audio channels embedded in a single Audio Track. The specific example I'm thinking of is a Sony XDCAM Proxy file, that has 8 channels of audio embedded, but they get mixed down to stereo for playback. It would be great if we could turn each of those channels on/off in the media playback controls

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  18. "omit frames" behavior

    Hi, I remember that old versions behavior was to just hide the frames from the transcript, but you could still enter the frames in the offset field for accuracy. Could there be a way to get that behavior back?
    Thanks

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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.

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  20. Add an extra export option to make it compatible with MAXQDA.

    It needs rtf files with the timestamp at the end. MAXQDA recommend using F4 from audiotranskritpion.de, but I prefer inqscribe.

    15 votes
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