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This article was published on February 28, 2017


Netflix adds Comic Sans subtitles so you can ruin (or improve) your favorite movies

Netflix adds Comic Sans subtitles so you can ruin (or improve) your favorite movies
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Ever wished your subtitles for House of Cards were written in Comic Sans? No? Well, now you’ll be able to write them yourself, even in Comic Sans.

Netflix recently introduced the ability to customize subtitles on videos to your heart’s content, including a few fonts, colors, sizes, and shadow options. To try it out, head to your account settings, then tap on “Subtitle Appearance” all the way toward the bottom.

While we can’t imagine it’s a terribly useful feature for the average user, it can come in handy if you find certain fonts or colors easier to read. Yes, even Comic Sans; it’s been said to be easier to read for people with dyslexia. Besides, it can add an extra bit of comic book authenticity to super hero movies.

h/t @juanbuis

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