Alpha channel videos are not a very common deliverable for subtitles video translation, but they are incredibly useful for one reason – they’re relatively error-proof to implement. In fact, video editors and DVD/BRD authoring specialists love them, especially when they’re dealing with multiple languages. For this reason alone, it’s imperative that translation and localization professionals know what alpha channel subtitles videos are, and how they work.
This blog post will explain what an alpha channel video is, and why it’s a great deliverable for some translation projects.
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