Adding captions and subtitles to your video is a great way to ensure that you a reaching the largest possible audience and it can help your content stand out. However, it can be quite daunting to caption hours of video yourself in Sony Vegas Pro. Importing these files directly from will save you crucial time that can be better spent on other important tasks.

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This tutorial will guide you through the steps of adding captions and subtitles in Sony Vegas Pro.

Importing Captions into Sony Vegas Pro

First, upload the video you want captioned to It is helpful if the submitted video is the final version from Vegas as this will ensure that the timing of your captions perfectly matches the events on screen. After you’ve uploaded the video, select SubRip (.srt) fromOutput File Format(s)and then checkout. When the caption file is ready, navigate to the ‘My Files’ page and click the download button next to the relevant file.

Once you have downloaded your file, follow these steps to import it into Sony Vegas Pro.

Order a SRT Caption File Here

1. Create A New Project

In Sony Vegas Pro, chooseNewfrom theFilemenu. This will display the ‘New Project’ dialogue box. Use the dialogue box to set your project’s properties and then selectOKto create the project.


2. Exporting Captions As An External File

For some Webcasting formats such as YouTube, it is necessary that the captions be saved as an external file. In this case, select Tools and then choose Scripting. From the menu produced, choose the relevant command. In the ‘Save’ dialogue box, specify a file name and folder for the captions file. Click on the Save button.

Your Captioning Workflow

Congrats! You should now know how to add captions and subtitles in Sony Vegas Pro.

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Sony Vegas Pro is an excellent editing software and makes it easy to add captions and subtitles to your videos. You can make the process even easier by getting your caption files directly from starting from only $1.25/minute.