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Important: Users of Mac OS X 10.7 or later may need to update Annotation Edit.
Very old versions will not work at all.

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For users of Mac OS X 10.5.8 or older
A legacy version of Annotation Edit 1.9.39.1 is available here and a legacy version of Annotation Transcriber 1.7.13 is also separately available here.

Please note
The first published version of Annotation Edit 1.9.58.4 did lack full compatibility with Mac OS X 10.6.8.
This is solved. Please down load it again for Mac OS X 10.6.8.

[25.07.2014] Annotation Edit Suite 1.9.59.5

Changes:

- Revised image exports of version 1.9.59.3.
- Image Export (Blu-ray, DVD). Added DVD image color schemes.
- Re-introduced line-wrap preview.
- Added just text rtf export.
- Corrected subtitle video overlay of version 1.9.59.4.
- Includes new version of zeitAnker Teletext demo (added ESUB-XF export).

Version 1.9.59

- Added import of closed caption streams from Adobe Premiere project files (text, timecode).
- w3c Timed Text export. Added SMPTE-TT 708. Adobe Premiere can use it for CEA 708 closed captions. Choose HD for SMPTE-TT 708 16:9 aspect ratio.
- Final Cut Pro X 10.1 effect import/export. Export allows AE Style for dual field Motion templates.
Added support for half line shift. Added XML style export option.
XML style uses font style from imported .fcpxml and allows temporal italics and justification.
- Basic usage of AE Subtitle X for Final Cut Pro X 10.0.x is possible.
- Image exports. Renamed "Alignment" to "Horizontal position".
If "Horizontal position" is unspecified, justification will override.
- Added Fountain (.fountain) Dialogue import (dialogue, character, action, paranthetical,
comment, italics).
- Added Fountain (.fountain) Dialogue export (dialogue, character, action, paranthetical, italics).
Please note: Some applications (e.g. Scrivener) do save Final Draft .fdx layout, but not structure.
Unstructured .fdx will not be not imported, as a workaround Scrivener users may export as Fountain file.
- Polished display of multiple selected subtitles in waveform view.
- Includes new version of zeitAnker Teletext demo.
- Polishes.


Version 1.9.58.5

- Revised feature release 1.9.58 (images export, short cuts).
- Corrects Mac OS X 10.6.8 compatibility of version 1.9.58.4
- Added assignment of Asian vertical text layout per subtitle.
- Images (NLE, DCP) export. Added Asian vertical text .
Asian vertical text requires Mac OS X 10.7.5 or later.
Backdrop: stripe and crop to row are not yet supported for vertical text.
Final Cut Pro X 10.1 effect template for vertical text is provided.
Added fade in/out support for FCP XML. Added switch to activate fades.
Adobe Premiere FCP XML import does not support fades yet.
- Images (Blu-ray, DVD) export. Added asian vertical text . Changed proof image style for 4 color images.
- Image exports use RTL/LTR info per subtitle.
- DLP Cinema exports use RTL/LTR info and vertical text per subtitle.
- Video Controller: Uses RTL/LTR info and vertical text per subtitle.
- Final Cut XML export. Revised Adobe Premiere FCP XML plain text. Text position etc. is ignored by Adobe Premiere CC.
- Final Cut Pro 7 XML import. Added image timecode import option.
Allows image timecode import from Adobe Premiere CC FCP XML subtitle images or titler slugs. Revised import of files from some 3rd party subtitle tools.
- Images (Blu-ray, DVD) export. Revised DVD style proof image.
- Revised striped subtitle full frame image exports.
- Added Fountain (.fountain) dialogue import.
- w3c Timed Text export. Updated to meet latest specs.
Added Brightcove CC multi-language export
- Corrected import dialog of version 1.9.57.4.
- Added TTML and Teletext color palettes.
- Updated zeitAnker subtitle OCR for Mac OS X 10.9.
- Includes update of Annotation Transcriber.
- Includes new zeitAnker Teletext demo.
- FCP XML text and image exports are compatible with Adobe Premiere CC.
Please note: Adobe Premiere CC 7.2 FCP XML import only accepts following sizes:
SD, HD 960*720, HD 1280*1080, HD 1440*1080.
This limitation is removed in Adobe Premiere CC 2014.
- Please note: Do not use Arial Unicode MS for vertical text.
- Polishes.


Version 1.5.7.4

- EBU STL export. Corrected a conflict with extended language codes of version 1.9.57.
- Revised EBU-TT-D ARD and iTunes Timed Text TTML export.
- Revised USF export for TitleVision Submachine.
- Added a helper script to test for iTunes Timed Text/TTML compliance.
- Includes update of Annotation Transcriber.
- Polishes.

Version 1.9.57

- Checked compatibility with Mac OS X 10.9.3.
- w3c Timed Text export. Applied changes for Mac OS X 10.9.x (Mavericks).
- DLP Cinema export. Optional DCDM namespace prefix. Revised partial italics.
- Images (NLE,DCP) export. Optional DCDM namespace prefix. Revised anamorphic SD.
Omits backdrop for DTS-CSS Cinema 1bit .bmp.
FCP X full frame with fades will export as .fcpxml 1.1 minimum.
- DLP Cinema import. Revised DCDM support.
- USF export. Adjusted to meet Titlevision Submachine.
- Revised Softel Swift .sif import.
- Extended languages list with regional languages. Use auto completion for fast access.
- SCC closed caption import. Allows empty captions that only set the cursor.
Corrected extended characters of vs. 1.9.53.
- Fixed a stability issue in vs. 1.9.53.1.
- Adjusted Mac OS X 10.9.x GUI drawing.
- Updated German localization.
- Polishes.

Version 1.9.53.1
- Images export (NLE,DCP). Improved FCP X cropped image export (SD anamorphic).
- More compatible DCI/DCDM image script export.
- Extended language selector.
- Added subtitle filter options.
- Several enhancements and polishes.

Download: application/zip Annotation_Edit_1.9.59.4.zip

[30.06.2014] zeitAnker Annotation Transcriber 1.7.18

Changes:

- Added basic iTunes Timed Text export.
- Added basic EBU-T-D (ARD) export.
- Corrected webVTT import.
- Jog Shuttle / Two finger scroll video navigation. Added "Toggle Jog Shuttle Navigation" menu command and short cut. Fixed a possible stability issue.

Version 1.7.17.1

- w3c Timed Text Export. Applied changes for Mac OS X 10.9.x (Mavericks).
- Interface. Adjusted for Mac OS X 10.9.x (Mavericks).
- Revised timecode edit field.
- Extended languages list with regional languages. Use auto completion for fast access.
- Added iTunes Timed Text (.itt)
- Revised German localization.

1.7.15

- Added function. Recreate with native timecode.
- Improved workflow with Annotation Edit.
- Added workflow with zeitAnker Teletext (timecode, colors, italics, underline, justification).
Annotation Transcriber provides a named Teletext Colors list in the color picker.
Use these colors to prepare files for zeitAnker Teletext.
zeitAnker Teletext can read Annotation Transcriber and "RTF with Timecode" files.
- Polishes.

1.7.14

- This version requires Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later.
- Polishes.

Version 1.7.12

- Dragging video to the document inserts video frame image again.
- Polishes.

Version 1.7.10

- Added Compressor marker list export.

Version 1.7.9

- Revised Excel XML export.
- Added zeitAnker Scene Detection file import.

Version 1.7.8

- Added export: Final Cut Pro X clip markers.
- Updated WebVTT export.
- Polishes.

Version 1.7.7

-Added shortcuts for step by frame:
ctrl-i: step timecode frame backwards with audio
ctrl-o: step timecode frame bforwards with audio
Press alt-ctrl to step by frame without audio.

Version 1.7.6.1

- Corrected a signing issue in latest version 1.7.6
- Added OS X Mountain Lion compliance.
For Mountain Lion Gatekeeper support of all our apps please download the package here (Mountain Lion required):
http://www.zeitanker.com/common/Annotation_Edit_ML.zip
- Polishes.

Version 1.7.5

- Enhanced automatic text encoding detection.
- Polishes.

Version 1.7.4

- Updated demo mode.

Version 1.7.3.1

- Added HTML5 WebVTT (caption, chapter) import/export.

Version 1.7.2

- Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion):
- Added an informative alert and relaunch on changes to Autosave/Versions .
- Added import: MS Word 2007 (.docx), Open Office (.odt). (Mac OS 10.5 or higher required)
- Added import of new Annotation Edit File format (.mvtf)
- Revised Contour Design Shuttle setting examples.
- Better video scrubbing now also when "Scrolling with Inertia" is selected in System Preferences.

Version 1.7

- Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion):
Shuttle Express/Pro and scrubbing gesture are no longer affected by scroll direction changes.
- Added Contour Design Shuttle setting examples.
- Many polishes.

Version 1.6.7

- Updated Final Cut Pro marker export.
- Added support for concurrent waveform rendering in multiple documents
- Revised DFXP (w3c Timed Text) import and export.

Version 1.6.6

- Added compatibility with Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion).
- Revised waveform display.
- Polishes

Version 1.6.4.3

- Enhanced script alignment to timecode tracks.
- Optional FCP Clip Marker text limit.
- Minor Polishes

Version 1.6.4

- Added Final Cut xml clip marker export. The movie is linked.
- Added option: Save backup.
- Added option: Automatically open recent document.
- Fixes and polishes.

Version 1.6.3.2

- Added timecode update for Audiotranskription F4/F5 imports
- Some polishes.

Version 1.6.3.1

- Allows non-standard Google Translate .srt
- Added QOS report.

Download: application/zip Annotation_Transcriber_1.7.18.zip