Understanding AI speech text colors

Ever wonder what all those colors mean with your AI speaker text? We uncover the mysteries so you can be informed.

Text-to-speech text colors

Light blue text

Placeholder text has been added to a composition, but no AI speaker has been assigned; also AI speech that has been generated, and Write mode is currently enabled

Light blue text is placeholder text or generated AI speech that is being edited.

Pulsing dark blue text

AI speech is currently being generated and will appear soon.

Pulsing dark blue text is AI speech that is currently being generated.

Dark blue text

AI speech has been generated, and Write mode is currently disabled; also the AI speech has not yet been converted to audio.

Dark blue text is AI speech that has been generated, but not converted to audio.

Black text

AI speech that has been converted to audio.

Black text is AI speech that has been converted to audio.

Black text with an orange underline

AI speech has failed to generate, typically from a faulty internet connection interrupting the generation process.

Black text with an orange underline is AI speech that has failed to generate.

Regenerating failed AI speech
  • Assure that you have a stable internet connection
  • Right-click on a section of the failed AI speech and select Retry Overdub generation

Overdub text colors

Overdub is used to replace pre-recorded speech audio with AI speech. You'll notice some of the colors are different with Overdub.

Grey text with a strikeout

This is what your transcript looks like as you are making your Overdub edits.

Grey text with a strikeout is Overdub text that is currently being edited.

Grey pulsing text with a grey dotted underline

Overdub speech is currently being generated and will appear soon.

Pulsing grey text with a grey dotted underline is Overdub text that is currently being generated.

Black text with grey dotted underline

Overdub speech has been generated, that has not yet been converted to audio.

Black text with a grey dotted underline is Overdub text that has not yet been converted to audio.

Yellow text with grey dotted underline

Overdub speech has not yet been generated because the associated speaker label is not an AI speaker. Follow these instructions to convert your speaker to an AI speaker

Yellow text with a grey dotted underline is Overdub text that has not yet been generated because the AI speaker is not yet authorized.

Black text

Overdub that has been converted to audio. Keep in mind that the rest of your non-Overdub script content will also be black text. In dark mode, this text will be white.

Black text is Overdub text that has been converted to audio.

For now, AI Speakers are only available in English.

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