Annotation Edit 184.108.40.206 is available now.
Download Page of Annotation Edit 220.127.116.11
A gatekeeper compliant version is also available in the download section. The update includes a new demo of zeitAnker Teletext for EBU STL 1.
1. Version 1.9.29 adds a preview of a free Scene Detection utility.
2. Final Cut Pro X subtitle XML support (images/text export and text import).
This update still remains free.
zeitAnker Annotation Edit gives you a sophisticated interface to attribute and subtitle video or audio in very short time. Therefore we developed techniques hardly found elsewhere and took the chance to build a clean and extensible product from scratch.
Two videos showing creation of QuickTime movies with closed captions or subtitles are added to the services.
Show closed captions.
Show QuickTime subtitles.
Two videos showing integration with Final Cut Studio.
Subtitles in Final Cut Pro
Subtitles in DVD Studio Pro
Now on iTunes a great tutorial about Closed captioning HD podcasts with Annotation Edit by Israel Melendez (tecnocato)
SCC import and export, transcript import, DVD Studio Pro track item description import. Italic style, alignment and position can be imported from and exported to SCC, FCP XML, DVD Studio Pro STL and EBU STL. RTF export. FCP XML export with fades.
Reads native time-code offset. Support for Apple Remote Control.
Audio scrubbing, keypad shortcuts.
Lots of refinements.
Annotation Edit 1.2.1 introduced a new feature "Quick Spotting".
Let us call it "instant spotting". In most of cases this feature will save you vast amounts of spotting time.
Just have a look here at this movie. No tricks, all takes are done in real-time, showing instant spottings from several mixed-down sources, including a full-length feature film.
Your work in Annotation Edit is:
Concentrate on your work, share, distribute and refine your work at any time and any place. Circumvent costly production environments.
Create teleprompter files for use with Apple Logic or Digidesign ProTools on the fly.
When it comes to video annoation and subtitling, two interface models are common.
The use of a timeline shows obvious caveats. Typical use leads often to repetitive zoom in and out tasks. At second text readability is obscured. We dismissed the timeline concept in favour of easy searchable lists:
Even thousands of annotation entries are managed in a very convenient way and more important almost instantly.
More Information here.