Start timecoding

The video is very explanatory, but find below the most important key steps.

Too many words for something so easy!

Let the video and your intuition guide you.

Vídeo: Importing, timecoding and exporting

Open the script in your favourite application.

It is in the tutorial folder you downloaded.

In the video we use the script in Word format.

Open TimelyScript and create a project.

  1. Click on new project.
  2. Type in the name
  3. In the project folder box, select the folder containing the example files.
  4. Save by clicking on save.

Create a script and open it.

  1. Click on new script.
  2. Click on video file, to select the video file of the tutorial.
  3. Click on save.
  4. Click on Open Script.

Go back to the application that has the script.

Select the two columns of the table and copy them.

  • control C on Windows
  • Command C on Macintosh

Return to TimelyScript and paste the copied script

Click in the main area and paste the contents of the clipboard

  • control V on Windows
  • control V on Macintosh

Select what you want to import

  1. Check the characters and translations boxes
  2. Select Word/Excel.
  3. Click on import.

Load the video

  1. Click on Load video 2.
  2. Enter the timecode printed on the video

Start timecoding

  1. Select the first line of the script
  2. Click on the Play/Pause button ⏯ or, better, on the space bar.
  3. When the first caption appears, click on the TC button (or press F8)… do the same when you hear one of the characters speaking.

What happens if you make a mistake or skip an intervention?

No problem. Errare humanum est.

Pause the video. 2. Select the intervention you want to repeat 3. Rewind the video and start it again. 4. When it reaches the exact point, insert the TC.

Check your work

TimelyScript allows you to easily check and correct many details of your work.

The explanatory video shows you how to correct the name of a character and to check the graphic captions.

Export your work

When you finish timecoding…

  1. Select Export in the File menu.
  2. Select any of the settings from the Export settings list.
  3. Click on the export button

The exported file will be saved in the tutorial folder and you will see it selected on your desktop.

Open the file to check the result and then try more formats.

What next?

Ideally you should follow the extended Tutorial. It is similar to what we have done in this Tutorial, but you will discover many interesting features that will help you in your work.