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  1. Insert note / Highlight words

    It'd be very helpful to highlight a word and/or write a note (foot note, page note, separate file) to find ana add information. You could then search them by word and have all related notes together or jump to the next note. You could export an external file with all notes so you don't have them in your transcription file.

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  2. Add bacground play and lock to screen

    Aďd background plsy and a function to lock the screen on mobile app

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    Hi Phillip,

    Thanks for writing in the request. We have a previous suggestion for background support that’s already accumulated some votes. You’re welcome to add your vote for the idea below:
    http://support.inqscribe.com/forums/4206-general-feedback-for-inqscribe/suggestions/33720-let-me-use-inqscribe-to-control-playback-in-the-ba

    Regarding your second request, we actually don’t have a mobile app. Are you able to run InqScribe on your mobile device? If so, what device are you using? We haven’t done any testing on mobile and would be interested in learning more if you managed to get InqScribe running.

    Thanks,
    Alex Underwood
    Community Manager, InqScribe

  3. 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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  4. DS2 file recognition

    DS2 is a dictation file type and isn't currently recognized by this program

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. insert a cancel button in shortcuts/snippets window

    Especially in the shortcuts window, if I modify a parameter of a shortcut, the change is immediately saved and it can't be undone. Having a Cancel button aside the Done button would be useful.

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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. make Inqscribe available in other languages.

    Wouldn't it make sense to have Inqscribe available in languages other than english? (I mean the menu items and commands).

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  10. Counting Snippets Variable

    Each time I insert a snippet, be able to include a counter as a variable. So each time I fire a snippet, it writes in the next number integer. Very useful for entertainment cue tracking.

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  11. Highlight feature in playback mode.

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

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  12. allow text expanders

    Allow text expanders. Using hotkeys to start/stop helps speed up my work, but then it is slowed down as I cannot use my usual text expanders to save keystrokes.

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  13. Standard Screenplay Format Exporting

    InqScribe is great for direct transcription, however, as Adobe PP editors we could really use a workaround that would allow us to export a standardized screenplay format http://www.storysense.com/format/margins.htm that we could import into our metadata workflow/s.

    I have found that Adobe "Story" is a critical step in the workflow, and while InqScribe's ability to export text (.txt) without timecode is a nearly perfect solution for bulk dialog text, the problem is that we need the speaker field to be separated out in the export, so Story would be able to delineate CHARACTER/speakers from dialog text.

    Note: the format described above…

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  14. 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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  16. Support for Audio file that is .ogg

    audio files from interviews are in .ogg format. please support the said format for transcription

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  17. Create a Snippet Variable that inserts the final timecode/file length

    From the community: "Please include the time length of audio file as a Snippet Variable"

    This would essentially be a variable that inserts the last timecode of the file. For example, the variable would insert "[00:59:56.10]" for a file that that is 59 minutes and 56 seconds long.

    Let us know in the comments if there's another timecode format you'd like to see (ex: 59:56).

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  18. Add support for find and replace regex patterns

    Per user request:
    We do a lot of edits where the speaker has been misidentified. The usual format is to have the speaker ID at the start of the line followed by a colon. Right now we select the speaker with a double click and then hit a snippet key. It would be nice to be able to assign a speaker to the current line (or even multiple lines) without having to do the select. Allowing find/replace with a regex pattern, which could then to be assignable as a hotkey, would be perfect.

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  19. TTML import

    Although InqScribe has the ability to output a TTML file via the InqScribe Labs site (https://labs.inqscribe.com/exporter/ttml/), there is currently no way to import a TTML file into InqScribe.

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