Lyrics Editor - Database

Subtitles Editor - Database

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To open a Subtitles Editor window click on the Subtitles Editor button located at main software window ribbon bar in Tools page.

 

To start using Subtitles Editor first you must add audio or video file titles to your subtitles database and add subtitles text to each title.

When you start the playback of some media file then software will look into a subtitles database for the title of that file.
A Database page of Subtitles Editor window contains commands that lets you add and organize subtitles for audio or video files.

 

This page has the following components

Toolbar that is grouping all the commands you can use to work with bookmarks
My Subtitles list
This list is a collection of your media files titles
Subtitles Text
A simple text box editor where you can see selected title subtitles text or add and edit subtitles text as well.

 

Ribbon Commands

 

Add Subtitles Group of commands for adding subtitles to the database


 

Title

Enter here a title of your media file.

The title must be exactly the same as the file you have on disk!
Do not enter file extension like .mp3, .mpg etc

 

Sprintbit Media Player will recognize subtitles and load the timeline from the database after the media file title!
The preferred format of your files titles would be "Artist - Song name"

 

Category

A list of categories by which your subtitles database view will be grouped.

Here you can enter or select from the drop down menu the song category. Basically it would be artist name

 

Add

After you enter your file title and category click on this button to add a title to your database.

The title will appear in your My Subtitles list. After that you can add a subtitles text to selected title.
This commands adds a single file in manual mode.

 

Add Files

To add files faster you can add selected files from File Browser

If you add files then files will be assigned to the category that is entered or selected in Category list.

 

Tips:
You can also drag selected files from File Browser and drop them onto My Subtitles list

If you drop files then files will be assigned to the category  that is entered or selected in Category list.
You can select on disk single files or entire folders as well.

 

Also, when using drag and drop method or using Add Files button two additional things will be done:

If you are registered user of our Home Multimedia Library software and you have checked in the software options check mark "Integrate with Home Multimedia Library" then

Sprintbit Media Player will attempt to import subtitles text from that software database.

If the method above fails or you are not using it, then if you have had used previously other Subtitles system then subtitles text (if exists) will be imported automatically as well.

 

Edit Group of commands for editing subtitles database


 

Delete

This menu contains two commands that lets you delete lines from existing timeline

 

Delete Selected Subtitles

Click on this button to delete selected subtitles from your database. All assigned timelines will be deleted too.

 

Delete All

Click on this button to delete all subtitles from your database. All assigned timelines will be deleted too.

 

Subtitles Text Group of commands for editing subtitles text


 

Paste

Click on this button to paste subtitles text into your database from clipboard.
The text will be assigned to selected title at My Subtitles list

 

Load

Click on this button to load subtitles text  into your database from a text file.

A dialog window will be opened when you will be prompted to select text file.
The text will be assigned to selected title at My Subtitles list

 

Save

Saves a text from the Subtitles Text editor into a database.

The text will be saved to selected title at My Subtitles list.

Use this button only when you edit the subtitles text manually.

When you use the Paste, Add, New, Delete or Load commands above the text is saved automatically!

 

 

Print

Click on this button to print selected subtitles text

 

My Subtitles


 

 

My Subtitles grid is simple to use, it has your subtitles files grouped by categories.

To view or edit subtitles just click on a file title