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Captioning, transcription and subtitle translation services Spanish<>English<>Catalan

Adding English subtitles to a video originally produced in Catalan, or translating a caption file into Catalan from English, will have a tremendous impact in the number of views. Furthermore, it will be available to potential leads located in Catalonia…

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Why should you caption and translate into Catalan?

The publication of videos on the Internet has increased a lot and is a type of content that is highly valued by users. Captioning and subtitling promotional and educational videos, in Catalan or in English, will make them available to a wider audience and at the same time will improve your SEO strategy. Our English <> Catalan translators will ensure that captions and subtitles are flawless and convey the meaning in the best way possible.

Now more than ever, companies and corporations are publishing all sort of video content: educational videos, promotional videos, guidelines for international employees or the latest speech of their CEO at a conference. Our native translators of Catalan and English will convey the right tone in the subtitles and captions and will condensed the message intended in the original audio.

We will edit and deliver the video ready for publication, following your brand fonts and even with your logo. Subtitles and captions are either burned onto the screen or sent as .srt, .sub or .slt file format. In order to give you a quote, just send us the original video and we will take care of the rest.

Captioning is the first step before translating

If you produced a video in English that you want to translate into Catalan, first you should get the captions and then translate into Catalan and into as many languages as you wish. Captions are specially useful for people with hearing disabilities, and also in noisy places (like airports and train stations) or in places where audio can be a nuisance, like hospitals. Captions are a transcription of the original audio. Some words might be changed and repetitions are deleted to get short and compact sentences.

Translation of subtitles from Catalan into English, or vice-versa

Once you are satisfied with the captions in the original language you can start translating into English or Catalan.  Captioning and subtitle translation is offered between any language combination (Spanish-English-Catalan or any additional language).

Improve interaction with your videos

Adding subtitles to your videos in Catalan or in several languages, will greatly increase the time spend by your users watching your videos. And on top of that you will be reaching an audience located in places like Catalonia

Our native English-Catalan linguists will accurately translate and convey into Catalan the message intended in your videos, and shape it into a targeted and understandable message that will convince your potential Catalan-speaking leads.

On a subtitled video, the user listens to the audio in the original language (Catalan or English, in our case) and is able to read the translations embedded at the bottom of the screen. Customers can then appreciate the narrator’s intonation and expressiveness. This is the way to get the message across with every nuance.

A cost-effective way to make your content profitable

The main advantage of subtitling over dubbing into Catalan is the cost, since there is no need to hire a recording studio or native speakears of Catalans. Our top-notch subtitling and captioning services in English and Catalan are an awesome way to boost your videos on YouTube or Vimeo. Subtitles are usually two lines long and appear on screen in sync with the audio.

Our translation and transcription services for English and Catalan are specially design to your specific needs. Translated subtitles should not be too long and adapt to the reading speed of an average user. For this type of translation we use a state-of-the-art software that allows to style fonts and control how captions are shown on screen.

Sample of a subtitled video

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Did you know that...?

Catalan (català in catalan) is a regional language with official status in Spain and Andorra, and a co-official language in Catalonia, Balearic Islands, Valencian Community and in the Sardinian city of Alghero.

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Some facts about the Catalan language

Catalan is usually divided into two major dialects that are divided into other regional variants. The dialects are mainly characterized by differences in pronunciation and, to some extent, in vocabulary.

For the most part, all dialects are mutually intelligible. The two main dialects are Eastern Catalan (Catalonia and the Balearic Islands) and Western Catalan (Valencia). One of the phonetic differences is the pronunciation of the atonal vowels.

Standard Catalan is based on the central Catalan spoken in the Barcelona metropolitan area.