Sample Movie [Download]
Choose File > Open..., select a file(s). Or drag and drop a file(s) to the application icon.
Subtitle text data are stored in subtitle tracks.
- Choose Subtitle > New Track..., select a language, click the Add button.
- The new subtitle track has a temporary subtitle text that displays from start to end of the movie.
Double-click on the text, and then you can edit it.
Move the playhead to the time to insert, Choose Subtitle > Insert Text.
Each subtitles appear until the next subtitle comes in. And the last one appear until the end time of the own track. If you do not want to stay a subtitle on the screen until the next or the end time, insert an empty text at the time to disappear that.
In the subtitle text List, select a subtitle text you want to remove, and then push the delete key.
In a main window, Double-click a Start Time on the subtitle text list. and then you can edit it. Or drag the Current Time and drop it into a subtitle text in the list. The start time will change to current time. A start time can be changed between the previous and the next subtitle text start time.
Move the playhead to the time you want to set the end of a track, Choose Subtitle > Set Track Duration > Current Time.
'End of the track' lists at the end of the subtitle list.
Select the 'End of the track' and delete it, or choose Subtitle > Set Track Duration > End of Movie, the track duration will be same the movie's duration.
Select the Track tab in the inspector panel and select a subtitle track in the track list.
|SDH||Indicates that the track is for SDH (Subtitles for the deaf or hard-of-hearing).|
|Extended Language||For examples: English(United States), English(United Kingdom)|
|Offset and Size||You should not change these values directly. The values are set automatically when you click the Top or Bottom button of Default Subtitle Placement.|
|Placement||Subtitles are shown at the top or bottom.|
|Style||Bold, Italic and Underline
※Text styles are ignored depending on movie players.
※2-byte characters are not affected by italic style.
Select a subtitle in the subtitle list in the main window, select the Text tab in the inspector panel.
- Click the Edit Text button, then the inspector will be edit mode and the button title will be changed to Done.
- You can change the subtitle text and text style/color.
- Click the Done button after editing. The subtitle text has the attributes of style/color.
- The star mark "✭" appears at the left side of the text in the subtitle list.
In the main window, you cannot edit directly the subtitle texts that has attributes of style/color.
Subtitle texts are shown at the top or bottom.
Indicates whether the text is a forced subtitle.
In the Main Window:
The "Ⓕ" appears at the right side of the start time.
In the Inspector Panel:
If a subtitle track contains Forced Subtitle texts, the "(F)" appears at the right side of the track type.
If all subtitle texts in a subtitle track are Forced Subtitle, the "Ⓕ" appears at the right side of the track type.
If all subtitle texts in a subtitle track are Forced Subtitle, to function as the Forced Subtitle, the languages of the subtitle and sound tracks must be the same as the system language of devices (Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or whatnot).
If all subtitle texts in one subtitle track are Forced Subtitle, to function as the Forced Subtitle, the language of the subtitle track and the sound track must be the same as the system language of devices (Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV or whatnot).
Choose View > Audio & Subtitles > a language of subtitle track you want to edit. Or choose by the Subtitle pop-up button (looks like a balloon).
You can add a new subtitle track by importing an SRT file.
After open a movie file, choose File > SRT > Import..., select an SRT file in the open dialog sheet and click the OK button.
|Space bar or Return||Play or Stop|
|Command (⌘) - ↑||Go to the beginning of a movie|
|Command (⌘) - ↓||Go to the end of a movie|
|←||Go back one frame|
|→||Go forward one frame|
|Command (⌘) - ←||Go back 5 seconds|
|Command (⌘) - →||Go forward 5 seconds|
|Command (⌘) - Option - ←||Go back 30 seconds|
|Command (⌘) - Option - →||Go forward 30 seconds|
QuickTime Player does't display a first subtitle text. But if you click or drag the playhead (the small diamond) in the timeline, and then the text is displayed.
For solving the problem, insert a short duration empty text like as the following.