Change the unit of measurement of the timeline in a video proof

Last update: 2022-10-31
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You can adjust the unit of measurement that is used in the video timeline. You can view the timeline in Time, Frame, or Timecode.

Access requirements

You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan*

Current plan: Pro or Higher


Legacy plan: Select or Premium

For more information about proofing access with the different plans, see Access to proofing functionality in Workfront.

Adobe Workfront license*

Current plan: Work or Plan

Legacy plan: Any (You must have proofing enabled for the user)

Proof Permission Profile Manager or higher
Access level configurations*

Edit access to Documents

For information on requesting additional access, see Request access to objects .

*To find out what plan, role, or Proof Permission Profile you have, contact your Workfront or Workfront Proof administrator.

Change the unit of measurement of the timeline

  1. Go to the project, task, or issue that contains the document, then select Documents.

  2. Find the proof you need, then click Open proof.

  3. In the lower-left corner of the proofing viewer, click the current unit of measurement.

  4. Select from the following options:

    Time Displays the video timeline in minutes/seconds. This option is selected by default.
    Frame Displays the video timeline in frames. The proofing viewer uses the information on the original file to determine the number of frames per second that is displayed.
    Timecode Displays the video timeline in timecode. The numbers of the timecode represent hours, minutes, seconds, and frames.

    Example: A timecode of 1:48:36:18 represents 1 hour, 48 minutes, 36 seconds, and 18 frames into the video.

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