Tuesday, July 6, 2010

How to translate movie subtitles

This tutorial show you how to translate movie subtitles.

Step 1. Download and install Subtitle Translator onto your computer.

Step 2. Go to "File" Menu and select "New Project"

Step 3. Type a name for your project, and select "Original Subtitle file". Please note that this program support extension ".str" and ".sub". If you don't see your file , in the open dialog select at the section "Files of Type", All Files (*.*) .

You must select too, the output file "Translated Subtitle", and the movie file. If you don't have a file for "Translated Subtitle" create an empty file. After you completed all steps press the button "ok"

Step 4. Select text from the first section and translate the text in the second section.

Step 5. After you finished to translate the movie. Press Export Subtitle from the File Menu

Step 6. Type the Filename and press OK button.

Note: If you don't know the language and you want to translate it automatically, you can use a software called "Open Subtitle Translator" . But be aware, automated translation generate a poor quality subtitle.

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