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How to translate a video on dotSUB

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Welcome to dotsub In this tutorial we're gonna show you how to translate a video and create subtitles using dotsub First thing that have to happen you must logged in as a dotsub user and if you don't have an account you'll see "register" here on the upper right Just click on that and you can set up and account In order to transcribe or translate you do have to be a registered user. Click on the video you want to translate Then look to the right of the player, the blue tab that says "translate/transcribe" and here is the language selection list, we're gonna click on the menu and you can type in the first few letters of the language, let's say it's french and it takes you to the version of french we have and i'm gonna choose french for France Once you selected that you click the yellow translate button This is taking you to our translation user interface. You'll see the source language, in this case it's English, in black And then, in blue, it says "click to translate" into french. Click on this line and you just translate the first line "The first line" If I was typing in french that would be in french. You hit the "Enter" key on your keyboard And that save your work, and now you tape the next line: "The next line" Hit Enter, your work is saved. If you notice that you've made a mistake up here you can easily fix it Just click on the pencil to the right Make your change Hit Enter. It takes you to the next line, hit Enter again it will takes you to the next line. Your work is saved as you go, so you can do a couple of lines or the entire translation It's up to you When you get down to the very bottom and you're on the very last line It's important to, after your type make sure you hit Enter so that the translation is absolutely complete. And again, if you didn't do the entire translation when you go back to video at the bottom of the page And you go to the player The language that you're doing will be available Click on it and you notice we only did 6% and we turn the sound off and there's the lines I typed. That's it, it's that simple. so again click on the language you need, type in your language Select it. Hit the translate... the yellow translate button. And you can continue where you left off if you like. And if there's a translation that is already complete but you want to edit it and it's open to the public you can certainly go and edit it as you go That's it, that's how you translate on dotSub. If you have any questions, you can always go to the help files on the top right or send us an email at help@dotsub.com . Thanks.

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Duration: 2 minutes and 52 seconds
Country: United States
Language: English
Genre: None
Views: 31,130
Posted by: zad on May 20, 2009

This video will show you how to translate a video for subtitles on dotSUB. We recommend that you watch the entire video so that you don't miss any important information. We also recommend viewing this video in "full screen" mode.

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