1. Export an Avid DS (Subcap) subtitle file from Avid Media Composer
Move the position indicator to any instance of the SubCap effect in the sequence, and ensure that the track containing the effect is selected. Open the Effect Editor, for example, by clicking the Effect Mode button. In the Caption Files parameter category, click Export Caption Data. Navigate to the location where you want to store the exported file. In the File name text box, enter the name for the caption file. From the Files of type menu (Windows) or the Enable menu (Macintosh), select the caption file format Avid DS (for the Avid Subcap file). In Tracks to Export, select the caption tracks from which you want to export data.
2. Use the "Subtitle Tool & Converter" to convert the Avid DS (Subcap) subtitle file into a SRT subtitle file
Open the free Subtitle Tool & Converter, select "Avid DS (Subcap)" and set "convert" to "SRT". Generate and download the file. If you have problems converting the file, you can contact the free support.
3. Import the SRT subtitle file into DaVinci Resolve
To import subtitles go to "Files -> Import -> Subtitle...". Select the subtitle file and import. You can now drag and drop the subtitle file from the Media Pool into your timeline.
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