What are soft subtitles?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Basically, soft subtitles are subtitles that are not IN the actually video and are more of an overlay onto the video online. (If you downloaded it, the subtitles would not go along with it, it would be the raw.)

    Conversely, hard subtitles are rendered into the actual video and if you downloaded that, the subtitles would come along with it since its laced into the video. (A raw is taken, words are put in it, then it is exported.)

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    5 years ago

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  • ally
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    I THINK it means that they are a few subtitles to choose from.. I saw that term on Crunchyroll before, when they had two subtitles to choose from. And I didn't see it there when there was only one subtitle available, so yeah..

  • 1 decade ago

    hi there,

    maybe this will help : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subtitle_(captioning)

    (the explanation is under TYPES (N° 5 in the contents table)

    another article - but harder to understand :

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fansub

    Mike Dennis.

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  • ?
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Not sure what to say

  • janett
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    It depends..

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