Subtitle Workshop_timecode and video are not in sync when jumping back on a certain line
Thread poster: Adriennfr

Adriennfr
Austria
Jan 8, 2016

Hi Everyone,

I am using Subtitle Workshop6.b at the moment, but the same is the case with the 2.51 version on my computer.
As I am subtitling and I go back to certain lines to check if the line is fine, the lines become out of synchrone with the video.
And interestingly it is only fine when I play the whole video from the beginning.
So for some reason this option of jumping back does not work in the program.
This problem seems to exist since I have Windows7.
Can that be the problem?
A friend of mine is experiencing the same.

Could you please advise if anyone experienced this or solved this before?

Thank you!

Adrienn


 

José Henrique Lamensdorf  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 12:56
English to Portuguese
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Slippage Jan 8, 2016

I had something like this years ago, with MP2 and WMV.

Though I might be wrong, I have adopted as an empirical rule that the only video file format that offers reliable sync is AVI with either DivX or H264 codecs. Didn't bother to try other options, as this has been working OK every time, all the time.


 

Soonthon LUPKITARO(Ph.D.)  Identity Verified
Thailand
Local time: 22:56
Member (2004)
English to Thai
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Solve via software Jan 9, 2016

Adriennfr wrote:

Hi Everyone,

I am using Subtitle Workshop6.b at the moment, but the same is the case with the 2.51 version on my computer.
As I am subtitling and I go back to certain lines to check if the line is fine, the lines become out of synchrone with the video.
And interestingly it is only fine when I play the whole video from the beginning.
So for some reason this option of jumping back does not work in the program.
This problem seems to exist since I have Windows7.
Can that be the problem?
A friend of mine is experiencing the same.

Could you please advise if anyone experienced this or solved this before?




Certain video editors e.g. Movavi can adjust the time effectively, but it is time consuming and you need to bell for this step.

Soonthon L.


 

Adriennfr
Austria
TOPIC STARTER
Avi Jan 9, 2016

José Henrique Lamensdorf wrote:

I had something like this years ago, with MP2 and WMV.

Though I might be wrong, I have adopted as an empirical rule that the only video file format that offers reliable sync is AVI with either DivX or H264 codecs. Didn't bother to try other options, as this has been working OK every time, all the time.




Thank you so much José Henrique! I converted the MPEG2 into Avi and it seems to be working! All the best!Adrienn


 


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