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Dotsub Tips & Tricks

The OTP uses dotsub as a subtitling tool. You may find the following tips & tricks helpful.

Sound Subtitling Practices

Less is more!

  • Remember that subtitle users are not necessarily good at speed reading. Check for how many seconds the text will be visible.
  • You can easily do with meaningless words, such as
    • actually
    • you know
    • I mean
    • And (in the beginning of a sentence, this is usually just a meaningless connector)