How to Create or Write Subtitle or Captions Using Aegisub

Aegisub is an open source subtitle writing application.
Aegisub can be use to

create or write subtitle of different format.

Aegisub also come with a simple, well built and user
friendly interface which will assist subtitle creators with the best way and
method of creating subtitle.
Although it is possible to create or write subtitle or
captions using any text editor, for example notepad, then why do we need
software like Aegisub?
With Aegisub, there is no need writing the timings, the
timings are automatically generated.
It also come different font, font style with better font
management.
The video and subtitle editor are in the same page, and
so checks and balances can be easily guaranteed.
So how do we create subtitle or caption with Aegisub?
1)     Download
and Install Aegisub.
2)     Launch
Aegisub
Aegisub
3)     On
the Menu bar, click on Video and click on Open Video, Go to the location of the
Video and open it.
Aegisub Open Video
4)     The
video selected will be loaded in Aegisub
Aegisub Video Loaded
5)     It
comes by default with audio in waveform, to see actions or scene, you have to
watch on the right hand side, but I believe the Waveform is better.
6)     Also
below is the timing 0:00:00:00 —— 0:00:05:00, the difference between the
timing is 5 seconds, you can increase or reduce this
7)     The
next box which is white in colour is where the text will be written, after
writing you press enter to continue for next phase of seconds based on your
timing settings.
8)     After
write all the subtitle and editing, it is now time to save. In order to save
the file you click on File on the Menu bar and Click on Save or Press Ctrl + S
on your keyboard, write the file name, it only has one file format
.ass(Advanced Substation Alpha), then Click on Save]
9)     To
save in other format like .srt (subRip text) and others, you have to Click on
File on the Menu bar, Click on Export, Select the Encoding you want (Unicode
UTF-8 is Ok), Click on Ok, Enter file name and Select File format.
With this Software, Aegisub I believe subtitle writing
and creation has become easier and more comfortable.
So what do you think, is the use of text editor better or
faster than using a Software meant for subtitle creation?
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