Adding subtitles to your video is a great way to provide the dialogue in a foreign language or the same language to help viewers who are deaf or hard of hearing to follow the dialogue.
While working with Adobe After Effects, you can use the text layer to add subtitles but for lengthy videos, this method is time-consuming and can even clutter your timeline.
An easy way to create and add subtitles in After Effects is by using the Quick Subtitles After Effects script.
This script will help you create, adjust, and sync subtitles easily and quickly without adding hundreds of text layers.
Quick Subtitles V3.0 Script For After Effects
Quick Subtitles After Effects script provides a text area to copy/paste your dialogue in separate lines.
Then add markers to your footage by pressing the PLUS (+) key while RAM previewing.
After dropping the markers, create the subtitle by clicking on the APPLY button. The script will automatically add and sync the subtitles to your video.
All your subtitles will be added in a single text layer to avoid timeline clutter.
Also, the markers can be adjusted by moving them around.
There are 3 different styles of text that can be added – Simple text, with drop shadow effect, and with a background.
In just 3 easy steps, you can create and subtitles to your videos in Adobe After Effects.
Step 1: Copy/Paste In Your Content
Open the plugin in After Effects and paste your subtitles text in the script UI editor.
Step 2: Visual Sync With Markers
RAM preview your video and add markers during playback by clicking on the PLUS (+) button.
Step 3 – Create Subtitles
Once you are done setting up all the markers, click on the APPLY button to create a new subtitles text layer.
Quick Subtitles V3.0 After Effects script is compatible with After Effects CC 2015 and all the above versions.
$28 USD with Tools License (Can be used by a single user, to create unlimited end products).