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How to play .smi format subtitles with VLC player 2.0.1 ?

The player is reading the .smi file but the subtitle text displays in special characters .

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You need to set the correct encoding for .smi subtitles. Go to Tools > Preference > Subtitles and set the correct encoding, depending on the language of the subtitle.

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Try opening the .smi file in a web browser such as Google Chrome. Adjust character encoding so the characters show up correctly. Copy the content into a text file and save with .smi extension.

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