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That's my question: How can I change the subtitles font size in VLC Media Player? I try with Preferences > Video > Subtitles/OSD, but I can't find an option to change the font characteristics.

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In Linux the option is clearly visible.

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Do you have the latest version of VLC?

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I've just updated my version and see that screen. Now it works, but I need to write the Font path manually, "Browse" don't keep the selection. –  JuanZe Feb 13 '10 at 20:42
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Changing font size in windows does not change font size –  Anders Lindén Jul 24 '13 at 14:00
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Set "show settings" to Full, then go to Video > Subtitles/OSD > Text renderer - there you can change the font size in pixels.

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Found this: http://mailman.videolan.org/pipermail/vlc/2004-March/007768.html which basically says you can't.

DVD subtitles are recirded[sic] as images, not text. That makes it very difficult to resize it, and vlc doesn't handle it.

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Regular subtitles held in a separate text file are loaded as text. These are adjustable, but I don't have a copy of VLC available to check how. –  Iain Feb 10 '10 at 9:49
    
this is the answer for dvds and blurays.. –  naxa Oct 13 '13 at 12:38
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