Products Comparison

The following table shows a comparison between the features of different FAB Subtitler Editions.

Import & export functions

Import & export functions
Supports Latin, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew & Greek script
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Supports Unicode for all languages (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Thai, …)
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Opens subtitle files in formats: STL, CHK, 890, PAC, RAC, WTC, TIT, DAS, DAT, ZTT, WCF, SRT, PNS, VTT,
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Imports subtitle files in formats: text files and Microsoft Word DOC files with text and timecode, HVH, SMI, P, BDN, DC(xml), TT(xml) and TXT files
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Saves subtitle files in formats: STL, 890, PAC, RAC, DAS, ZTT, SRT, PNS, XML, TIT, VTT
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Exports subtitle files in formats: Text files, DVD&Blu-ray (Sony, Sonic, Spruce, Adobe, Apple, NetBlender, Panasonic, Philips), Digital Cinema (DLP, DTS-CSS. Cinevator, SMPTE 428-7), Final Cut Pro XML, Quicktime with alpha channel, SAMI, XML (Flash, Timed Text, ITT)
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Open JSON files with speech recognition texts produced by cloud services like Microsoft Video Indexer
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD

Subtitle preparation functions

Subtitle preparation functions
Supports standard word processor functions (undo, redo, cut, copy, paste, search, replace
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Supports special subtitle edit functions (split, insert, delete, delete text, merge)
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Supports any Windows font in any size and what you see is what you get editor
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Supports spell check when Microsoft Office is installed on the same PC
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Can use video files (MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MOV, DivX, WMV9, MXF) for preparation of subtitles
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Supports subtitle check mode with video file or external timecode
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD

Live Subtitling functions

Live Subtitling functions
Simultaneous preparation and transmission of subtitles for a single program rundown on multiple workstations
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Typing & voice recognition of text (if installed on the PC), correction and transmission on a single workstation
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Typing & voice recognition of text (if installed on the PC) on one workstation, correction and transmission on a second workstation
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Specially designed speech interface for integration of voice recognition (when installed on the PC)
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Interface to news system (iNEWS, Dalet, ENPS, OpenMedia)
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD

Support for hardware

Support for hardware
Supports timecode reader PCI-Express cards and video in a window PCI-Express cards
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Supports transmission of subtitles over network, serial port or to other devices
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Supports Decklink SDI cards for keying of subtitles into SDI video
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Supports FAB FT-HT 12 cards for decoding of timecode and teletext from SD/HD-SDI VBI/VANC Data
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Supports FAB FT-HT 12 cards for insertion of open subtitles and CEA-608/708 closed captions into SD/HD-SDI
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Controls a VTR via Sony 9-pin protocol
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Can digitize video to hard disk by using the video in a window card
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD

Insertion of subtitles into video files

Insertion of subtitles into video files
Inserts in-vision (open) subtitles into WMV video files
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Inserts DVB and teletext subtitles into TS (transport stream) files
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Inserts in-vision (open) and teletext subtitles into MXF and MPEG2 video files as VBI in SD files and as SMPTE 328M, SMPTE436M, OP47, SMPTE 2031 and RDD9
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Inserts WSS/AFD into line 23 of SD MXF files
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Inserts AFD into MXF video files as SMPTE 436M track
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD

Automatic operation

Automatic operation
Conversion of subtitles to a different format through a watchfolder
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Insertion of subtitles into video files through a watchfolder
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Conversion of video files to mp4 format with scene change detection
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Extraction of subtitles from TS/MXF video files through a watchfolder
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Transcription of video/audio files by using cloud transcription through a watchfolder
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Control of conversion of subtitle files and insertion into video files through xml command files and RESTful API
STD PRO LIVE MPEG BCAST XCD
Transmission of subtitles controlled by automation system
STD PRO LIVE v MPEG BCAST XCD
Transmission of subtitles received over SDI video
STD PRO LIVE v MPEG BCAST XCD
Transmission of subtitles received over network
STD PRO LIVE v MPEG BCAST XCD
Master / Hot-Standby operation mode with automatic switchover
STD PRO LIVE v MPEG BCAST XCD

Demo Version

To be able to test the different versions of FAB Subtitler please download and install the demo version from here:

  • Click here to download FAB Subtitler DEMO Version.

When starting the DEMO version you will be able to select the correct Edition which will allow you to test all functions. The DEMO version is fully functional. The limitation of the demo version is that a maximum of 20 subtitles per subtitle file are allowed.

Requirements

  • Windows 10, 4GB RAM, Quad core CPU
  • or Windows Server 2016 or higher, 8GB RAM, Quad core CPU