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  1. Add right-to-left paragraph option, like for Hebrew and Arabic languages

    Without this support, transcribing Hebrew and Arabic languages could be messy, especially in case of long sentences or several sentences in one dialog.

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  2. 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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  3. 3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  time code  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Add an optional AutoCorrect

    Add an AutoCorrect feauture, similar to those in mobile devices and word processors. Since some users type shorthand or use codes in their transcript, an ability to turn off this feature is essential.

    It would be great to have the following:
    - Automatically make every sentence start with a capital letter.
    - Include a system that recognizes frequently used words and names.

    47 votes
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  5. 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.

    7 votes
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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.

  6. 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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  7. 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

  8. 3 votes
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  9. 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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  10. 4 votes
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  11. Batch export

    Add the ability to export to a certain format several Inqscribe files at once. Exporting a whole card full of Inqscribe transcripts one by one takes FOREVER.

    14 votes
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  12. Autofill the file name on export/save as dialog

    When exporting, by default name the exported file with the same name as the Inqscribe project (or at least give the option, this saves a lot of time)... instead of always defaulting to "export.txt or .xml"

    Additionally, when saving an InqScribe transcript, you should have the ability to autofill the title with the media filename.

    6 votes
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  13. 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 great to also…

    3 votes
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  14. 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.

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  15. Add support for Retina-display Macs

    I use this app nearly every day, please make it look as good as the rest of the apps on my Macbook

    28 votes
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  16. 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.

    3 votes
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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.

  17. 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?

    7 votes
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  18. 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.

    18 votes
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  19. 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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  20. discontinuous timecode support

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

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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

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