My newest video will have subtitles generated by the #vosk voice recognition plugin built into #kdenlive. It did a really good job with only a little clean up needed.

@art I've just begun updating my workflow to do this. I'm sick of waiting for YouTube to generate subtitles just to have me end up needing to add all of the formatting manually. If it's going to be manual, I might as well do it myself!

I'd love to know if there's a way to fix grammar automatically- even title casing the sentences automatically would be a huge help.

@vkc You can export the SRT file and open in a text editor. I was able to do a lot of cleanup that way. The built-in subtitle editor is pretty slick though. Not sure if that helps.

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@art Oooooo this has me scheming.

What if I spun up an offline grammar checker and asked it to ignore the parts of the SRT file that aren't grammar?!?

I remember seeing an open source Python-based grammar engine not too long ago. Someone built it for fixing auto-transcribed lectures. I bet something there could work?

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@art OK, now I'm wondering if I could rework something like Vim Grammarous to ignore the SRT-esque parts of the SRT file but still leave them intact for reimportation?

github.com/rhysd/vim-grammarou

@vkc I didn't realize that there is also some basic formatting for the text until I looked it up.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SubRip

Not sure how much of that is supported on PeerTube/YouTube.

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