Changing frame size of captions

Explorer ,
Apr 30, 2017 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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Adobe Community Professional , Apr 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017
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.neil

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New Here , Mar 15, 2018 Mar 15, 2018
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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Apr 30, 2017 Apr 30, 2017

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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.

neil

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May 01, 2017 May 01, 2017

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Worked like a charm, thanks so much!!

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May 01, 2017 May 01, 2017

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Glad you're working away

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May 01, 2017 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!

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Adobe Community Professional ,
May 01, 2017 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 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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Mar 22, 2018 Mar 22, 2018

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I love you.

Thank you.

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New Here ,
May 04, 2018 May 04, 2018

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Thank you - this is the real correct answer!

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Community Beginner ,
Aug 16, 2019 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 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 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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Explorer ,
Oct 08, 2020 Oct 08, 2020

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Thank you! Would never thought to look there.

If the font size is now too large, you can right click on the any caption in the Captions panel, and Select All. Then change the font size for all captions. 

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New Here ,
Nov 20, 2020 Nov 20, 2020

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Now this is the actual correct answer, not just setting to scale size. Thank you so much friend.

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New Here ,
Dec 07, 2020 Dec 07, 2020

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Thank you! I was going insane trying to figure it out on my own...

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Community Beginner ,
Jun 23, 2020 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 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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Explorer ,
Mar 18, 2021 Mar 18, 2021

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You can't modify the captions under the clip menu in the new release.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 18, 2021 Mar 18, 2021

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No, because there's nothing from the old captions process that applies. It's a completely new system. For good and not so good.

 

You modify captions/subtitles now in the Essential Graphics panel while in the Captions workspace.

 

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