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Changing frame size of captions

Explorer ,
Apr 30, 2017

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Hi there, I am importing SRT files that I'm using for subtitles, but they are importing at 720x480 and I cannot seem to change them. Can anyone help? Thanks!

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Someone else posted that they'd tried "Scale to frame-size" for their imported captions clip, and it actually worked nicely. Give that or "set to frame-size" a try, perhaps.

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Changing frame size of captions

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Hi there, I am importing SRT files that I'm using for subtitles, but they are importing at 720x480 and I cannot seem to change them. Can anyone help? Thanks!

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Correct answer by R_Neil_Haugen | Adobe Community Professional

Someone else posted that they'd tried "Scale to frame-size" for their imported captions clip, and it actually worked nicely. Give that or "set to frame-size" a try, perhaps.

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Someone else posted that they'd tried "Scale to frame-size" for their imported captions clip, and it actually worked nicely. Give that or "set to frame-size" a try, perhaps.

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May 01, 2017

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Worked like a charm, thanks so much!!

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May 01, 2017

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Glad you're working away

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Explorer ,
May 01, 2017

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Thanks again. Is there a way to remove/delete movies that I have created on

my profile? Just want to clean it up and start fresh. Thanks!

- Ian Webb

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May 01, 2017

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Never played with the profile things much, so ... no help there, sorry!

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New Here ,
Mar 15, 2018

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Set to frame size will only scale the footage, which will probably make it blurry.

I found a solution for this.

Right click on the .srt and choose:   modify > captions > and change the frame size & pixel aspect ratio

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New Here ,
Mar 22, 2018

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I love you.

Thank you.

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May 04, 2018

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Thank you - this is the real correct answer!

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Aug 16, 2019

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Thank you! This is what I was looking for!

THIS should be marked as the correct answer.

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New Here ,
Jan 15, 2020

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This works well for videos with a normal ratio. I wanted to add them to automatic reframed (from 16:9 to 9:16) scene and none of the predefined ratios works here.

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New Here ,
Aug 26, 2020

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Hi there - i tried this and it seemed to work but all of a sudden the captions stopped appearing on the screen. They are stuck on the first line of caption throughout the duration of the clip. any ideas? thanks so much

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Community Beginner ,
Jun 23, 2020

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I just had this problem. I had sent some .srt files to a friend to translate into Russian.

When I imported them they came in at 720x480 - could not figure out why.
In the end I ran dos2unix against the .srt file, imported it again and that fixed it. Bizarre, but it worked. This is on a Mac.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Aug 26, 2020

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samuelw, this is a frequent problem - changing a caption and the change not showing/updating in the program monitor (or source monitor). 

 

The one time you can predict this is when you duplicate a caption stream. You can avoid that by exporting the stream, rename the file if it is identical to the original stream, then re-import as your "duplicate" stream.

 

But such "no change" events occur for other reasons also. Following the method here (resizing) should not itself result in this problem.

 

Stan   

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