There may be times when you want to associate a video with a closed caption file from a third party.
Sometimes, the synchronization between audio, video and text leaves something to be desired, and we end up with a translation that is not displayed simultaneously with the dialogues heard.
VLC allows you to easily correct the shot, via two options. The first is to use the keyboard shortcuts:
- pressing the H button delays the display of the subtitles by 50 ms. The offset and the display of the corresponding instruction on the screen are immediate.
- Conversely, the G key is used to advance the display of the subtitles. With a little trial and error, we usually manage to reestablish synchronization.
With some, however, it will be necessary to be more precise.
It happens that a subtitle file has been produced from a video source whose display speed differs from the file played at home.
We thus end up with subtitles which gradually shift from the audio / video track.
Here, we can try to correct the situation via the Tools menu, Track synchronization, by playing with the Subtitle speed parameter.
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