Serbian subtitling agency producing quality Serbian subtitles, includes transcriptions, Serbian subtitle translations including SRT formats and on-screen text localization.
Adelphi is a specialist media localization company creating Serbian subtitles for advertising and design agencies, translation companies, and media organizations worldwide. Our in-house subtitle translations departments are specialists in providing Serbian translations, Serbian SRT files, and burnt-on subtitle videos.
Adelphi is a proud member of the Association of Translation Companies (ATC). Using Adelphi’s Serbian translation services for your subtitling, therefore, ensures that quality and timing are closely controlled throughout the project.
Included in Adelphi’s Serbian subtitling services is our capacity to localize motion graphics and animations, printed materials, Articulate Storyline e-learning projects, and any on-screen text in-house with no outsourcing. This makes Adelphi the full-service Serbian localization agency for all your Serbian subtitling requirements.
Tips for subtitling
- Always check if the subject has already been translated into the language you require, this might mean there are established ways to spell product names, etc. Where possible, provide a glossary list of these, so we can inform our translators.
- Make sure the video you provide us with is final, as all of the translated content and timings will have to be redone at an extra cost if they change in the middle of the project.
- It is always best to transcribe the video with time-codes in the original language first and only then translate, so only one set of time-coding needs to be done. If not, then we have to time-code each language individually, meaning extra costs and longer turnarounds.
- If you’re planning on shooting raw footage in a language you are unfamiliar with and editing it later, please ask your guide or interpreter if they can give you a written transcript of everything that was recorded.
Burnt-on Serbian subtitles
One method of subtitling is called ‘burned on’ subtitles, which means they cannot be turned on or off and are always visible. These are also called ‘open’ captions and they are part of the video file itself. Using this method means that multiple languages cannot be shown using the same file, therefore it is necessary to produce multiple versions of the video with the different languages, these can be selected by the user.
Serbian translations and SRT file creation
For Serbian subtitle translation, we would use a Serbian audiovisual translator (SRT file translator) who will create translated subtitles in the target language directly from the video in the source language.
There are many subtitle file formats, such as SRT, STL, and VTT, etc. The file format depends on the platform used to display the subtitles, but SRT files are the most commonly supported. SRT files are time-coded documents that can be imported into the subtitling software, which then puts the correct subtitle in the correct sequence. After this, the SRT files just need a quick tidy-up to ensure the reading speed and subtitle presentation are optimal. These SRT files can then be used to create burnt-on Serbian subtitles.
SRT and STL files are also used to provide subtitles for YouTube, Vimeo, etc. By using these types of files, viewers have the option to switch on subtitles for different languages by clicking the button in the bottom right-hand corner. CC stands for “Closed Captions”.
If you require Closed Captions for deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences please let us know, as there are specific rules that must be adhered to. For the US guidelines Click here For UK guidelines Click here
There are various styles of subtitles we can produce. We can advise you on the best option for your video and even provide samples for you to choose from. We also offer samples of fonts to choose from if required. These subtitles were ‘burnt on’ to the video (open captions) and due to the nature of the video we used a transparent band behind the text for optimum readability.
Click here to see some samples of subtitle styles
Serbian on-screen text localization
We also localize any on-screen text and motion graphics etc. into Serbian. Depending on the complexity and how the original was created, we might need the original data package it was produced in.
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Serbian to English subtitling
For Serbian subtitle translation, we would use a Serbian audiovisual translator who will create translated subtitles in the target language directly from the video in the source language. The subtitle translator would produce SRT files that can then be used to create burnt-on Serbian subtitles.
We also offer a transcription service for those customers lacking a transcript of their videos. We provide time-coded scripts of your videos ready to be translated. We will then use those translations for the subtitle text, sending you the files at each stage of the process for you to review and assess.