dotSUB is a collaborative subtitling tool with lots of languages
May 11, 2007 3:41 PM   Subscribe

dotSUB s a resource and gathering place for subtitling films from one language into many languages using our unique subtitling tools. These tools expand the power and reach of films by making it possible for people to view and enjoy films in their native languages. It is very easy to use and has many languages.
posted by k8t (5 comments total)
I just want to say that this quote from the site...

"One of the first big budget animations of the Superman comic..."

... is way off. The Fleischer Studios Superman series was decidedly not "budget". It was state-of-the-art in its day, and excellently done. Don't dis Max and Dave, y'all!
posted by flapjax at midnite at 4:47 PM on May 11, 2007

Ahhh! So quick was I to assume the worst! (Bad habit of mine) I just now saw the "big" in that quote. They were giving props to the Fleischers all along. I have a suspicious mind. That is all.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 4:50 PM on May 11, 2007

This is just great
posted by zouhair at 5:39 PM on May 11, 2007

Fabulous resource.
posted by Wolof at 4:40 AM on May 12, 2007

So these are user/amateur subtitling efforts, right? There are a few well-known databases of those on a language-by-language level as well - at least I know a few Dutch ones.

I have found, however, that most user translations (EN-NL anyway) are absolute pants, and that doing it yourself (and making some sort of effort in the process) takes a pantsload of time.

(I'm sorta kinda halfway doing the Dutch one for Huckabees, because I adore the film and detest the Dutch subs I found.)
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane at 6:28 AM on May 12, 2007

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