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in which program can i change the format of an existing srt? [on hold]

i have an srt file that has some spelling mistakes and also needs a change in the text format (shadow, fond, color). is there any program i can use that allows these changes to happen without doing ...
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Batch merge/mux .srt with .mkv files

I have a folder with: TVShow - Episode 01.mkv TVShow - Episode 01.srt TVShow - Episode 02.mkv TVShow - Episode 02.srt TVShow - Episode 03.mkv TVShow - Episode 03.srt and so on... I already know ...
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Show current subtitle after toggling them off and back on

Is there a way to make current subtitle appear when I'm toggling subtitles on (or cycling subtitle tracks)? Currently I have to skip back to the moment it appeared to have it back which is really ...
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VLC player cannot play a specific video only when its matching srt file is present

I have a video (mp4) and its subtitles in a separate file (srt). The two can be played together in MPC-HC and Kodi, but not VLC. Trying to play it in VLC causes nothing to happen, as if I didn't pick ...
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Finding and Saving Media Player Classic downloaded subtitles?

Recently I discovered this feature which enables users to download subs directly from the MPC program. However, I thought that by default it downloaded the file directly to the folder where the movie ...
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How can I convert *.vtt subtitles to *.srt subtitles using regex (regular expressions) in notepad++?

As I learned, every line in a .vtt file starts with something like this: 00:00:06.984 --> 00:00:12.020 (line.1) But it should be like this for a .srt file: 00:00:06,984 --> 00:00:12,020 ...
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Embed a picture-based overlay subtitle

I've been trying to embed a subtitle (a picture-based one, I'm having issues with plex, but this is an other story) to .mkv. I've tried it with this code: ffmpeg -i input.mkv -filter_complex ...
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Mencoder mixes 2 different subtitles when “burning-in” an srt subtitle file

I'm using mencoder (version 1.1-4.8 on Ubuntu 14.04) to encode various avi, mp4 and mkv files into smaller .avi files with srt subtitles "burned in" (to view in a portable dvd player that has very ...
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Is there any open-source project to automatically adjust subtitles with movie sound?

When we get free subtitles for a movie (to study a foreign language, for instance), sometimes different countries have different editions of the same movie in different points (political, moral, ...
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VLC Player wont display sub or srt subtitles

I cant have VLC display .sub or .srt subtitles. Neither by naming video and subtitles files the same nor loading the subtitles manually will work. Only if I convert them into ASS or SSA they display ...
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Exporting VOB Subtitles in ffmpeg

Hey I've been trying to figure out a way to export image based subtitles from MKVs which have been ripped from BluRays or DVDs. The streams are there and can be hard-coded to the video, but I was ...
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How to sync subtitle from DVD to Bluray

If i have .srt subtitle for DVDrip movie . Is there any tool or program to sync it to work properly with the same movie in bluray format ? I'm not professional in this field so i want the most ...
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How define subtitle color in mencoder?

I use this command on Ubuntu to burn subtitle to video: mencoder mysub.mp4 -sub myvideo.srt -subcp utf8 -subfont-text-scale 3 -subfont-outline 2 -font ~/.mplayer/sans-bold.ttf -ovc xvid -oac ...
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Automatically add subtitles to a youtube video

I want to embed a youtube video on my website. The original video is not in english and I want that for people visiting my website, the video shows up with the subtitles in english. I know how to do ...
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VLC and “unordered” SRT subtitles issue

I use VLC 2.2.1 on latest Mac OS, and I still have an annoying issue while playing movies with "unordered" subtitles. That is, subtitles files looking like this (pay attention to the timeline): 179 ...
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How to only download videos with subtitles when using youtube-dl?

I'm using the following line to download videos from a batch file. youtube-dl -a, --batch-file strings.txt --max-filesize 50M --write-auto-sub --ignore-errors -f mp4 How to make sure, that only ...
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Save MKV file from VLC with subtitle delay?

I currently have a set of MKV files with subtitles all offset with a delay of one second. I figured out that you can use File -> Convert/Save in VLC to save the video with command line options. The ...
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vlc sync subtitle doesn't work

I downloaded a vedio from youtube(about 1 hour film) and downloaded subtitle from subscene , I put the vedio subtitle in the same folder with the same name. When I play the vedio with vlc and the ...
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How to include .ass subtitles in an .mkv container in bulk?

I have a folder with many many .mkv and for each of these I have a .ass file of the same name in the same folder. Is there a way to include all .ass files in their proper .mkv file without using ...
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How to extract and merge hard-coded subtitle in a video

I downloaded a movie that has hard-coded subtitles, for some reason I don't like the font of the subtitles :P . But since it's hard-coded inside the movie, I can't extract the subtitle with MkvExtract ...
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How to remove hardcoded subtitles from a movie file?

I downloaded a movie in MP4 format, which has japanesse subtitles hardcoded in the video. How can I remove these subtitles in order to use czech subtitles downloaded in SRT format without being ...
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How do I remove hardcoded subtitles?

I have a video. There are hardcoded subtitles (chinese) in this video but I want to add my own english subtitles. How do I remove them? Is it possible to put a black rectangle over the subtitles and ...
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Subtitles in VLC not displayed correctly

Not quite sure what's going on in here, but VLC won't display the english subs in an mkv file correctly: Yet, opening the same file on Media Player Classic shows the subtitles correctly: I've ...
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FFmpeg quality setting for subtitle

This is a general question, but is such thing exist? I burned .ass full-styled subtitle to a .mp4 video, the quality of burned subtitle is reduced in the output video, ex: the border of the text is ...
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FFMPEG mkv to mp4 conversion loses subtitles

Currently trying to convert my mkv library to mp4 (Iphone 6 plus) I've managed to get to mkv to mp4 conversion correctly, but I'm missing the subtitles part (SRT) Here's my code: dir/b/s *.mkv ...
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How to change the default folder that opens when I add subtitles in VLC mediaplayer?

Whenever I click on the add subtitles option, it always opens up in C drive. The file that I require is buried deep inside another drive and I do not wish to move them from there. Can I change the ...
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changing encoding in VLC, notepad++ etc. does nothing

I am trying to get Polish subtitles to display properly, but I can never get them to change in VLC, notepad++, word etc. no matter what encoding / character set I choose(btw I'm remembering in VLC to ...
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Wrong subtitle show

i have problem with every subtitle i download from any sites the subtitle shows like this in notepad: ÊÑÌãå: íÇÓÇä what must i do to fix this i try to change encoding but nothing happens. also ...
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ffmpeg subtitles with coordinates

I need to put subtitles to this coordinates 15:750 I try to use ffmpeg -i video.avi -vf subtitles=subtitle.srt out.avi How can I specify the coordinates?
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How to sync splitted mkv + external srt with ffmpeg?

I want to convert MKV audio from DTS to MP3 and split the file at the same time. The problem is: I need an external .srt but when I split it, the second file is desynced from video. Example: ffmpeg ...
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Hardcoding FFMPEG subtitles on MP4 / MKV

I am using FFMPEG to hard code subs into a video. Having read many posts on the best approach, and whether to use mkv or mp4, but am still none the wiser. The code below uses an mp4 file. The ...
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batch file for hardcoding subtitles in multiple videos with ffmpeg

My question at the top: What is the correct way to refer to a dynamic file name for the ass filter when using -filter_complex in ffmpeg? The story and my attempt: I have a folder that contains ...
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VLC record button not saving subtitles from DVD

Very simple question regarding VLC. I researched and found nothing. I need to "record" a short clip from a DVD while the keeping the subtitles. So I start playing the segment and the subtitles show ...
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Subtitles for multilingual DVD audio tracks in VLC

I've been using VLC to watch DVDs for a while, but many of them have portions in different languages to the main audio-track. For example, there are numerous Spanish-language scenes in Breaking Bad, ...
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Hardcoding Subs with ffmpeg?

Is it possible to hardcode subs with ffmpeg? By hardcode, I mean overlaying the subtitles as pictures on top of the video, and would be unremovable because they would be a part of the video. I tried ...
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Converting DVD subtitles to text

I want to convert image-based subtitles (dvd_subtitle) to text-based subtitles (mov_text). I'm on OS X and would strongly prefer to use a free command-line based tool. My source data is either a DVD ...
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Display subtitles only on a black video background

I am trying to use ffmpeg to achieve the following: I have a live (.ts) file being streamed in from a satellite broadcast. This stream is sent unmolested to a projector for display. I take this same ...
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Convert SRT to SUB/IDX and change font and background

I have a TV with a built-in video player that plays from a USB flash, and it supports both .srt and .sub files. But it shows SRT subtitles with a small font, white color and no background. I know SRT ...
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How do you Find & Replace only in specific Styles in Word?

I have a document with sub-sections and text. The sub-titles for each sub-section starts with a number. I want to remove this number. I know searching for ^# and replacing with 'blank' removes all ...
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ffmpeg trying to hardcode subs using -c:s mov_text but fails

Please bear with me; I'm still learning the intricacies of ffmpeg and have hit a problem with subtitles. So, I am trying to change the container of a video from mkv to mp4, and simultaneously ...
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How to soft code non-english subtitles for movies to be playable on Sony smart TVs

I'm looking for a way to soft code non-English subtitles (common formats .srt etc) into movies and they be playable in a Smart TV like Sony Bravia. i tried to use mkvmerge GUI (mmg) and it did it very ...
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What font does Notepad++ use to display windows arabic in windows-1256 characters?

I’m trying to display closed captioning on the movie "The Terminal" with Tom Hanks. I went to a website that has subtitles for the movie in .srt format and downloaded them. I added them to VLC media ...
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How can I make VLC auto-select subtitles in an MKV file?

How can I make VLC auto-select subtitles in an MKV when it opens? I would like to select the 'English Subtitles - [English]' from this image: on auto-load (the reason for this is so I queue a list ...
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Is it possible to encode subtitles into a MP4 file for use on a PS3?

What's the correct or most up-to-date way of doing this? What program do I use? I want to watch a MP4 on my PS3 with subtitles 'hardcoded', because the PS3 doesn't recognize srt files.
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Adding subtitles to video fails with ffmpeg

I am trying to add a subtitle to a video using ffmpeg and a .srt file. Using the command: ffmpeg -i videopath.mp4 -i subtitlefilepath.srt -c:v libx264 -preset ultrafast -ar 44100 -ac 2 -ab 128k ...
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Subtitles not showing

Yesterday, I bought a SSD disk and needed to re install Windows. Now I'm setting up the computer, but I have some weird problem: I cannot get subtitles show in any program, hve tried KM player, ...
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how to convert the text into timing for subtitle

I have a video which is take 6 hours and 31 minutes which I want to get the subtitle from youtube but i couldn't be able to do as they are take the video for 1 hour only. I have uploaded each video of ...
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Closed captions are all chopped up in the SRT file

The text from the srt file download from a youtube vid is all chopped up when I open it in Texteditor (mac). Isn't there a way to get the COMPLETE dialogue / text from CC/subtitles? The chopped doc is ...
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How to keep VLC subtitles in one place?

I playing a video file with a .srt subtitle file using VLC on OSX 10.8.5. The subtitles are displayed, however the location changes randomly every few sentences from low (the regular sub position) to ...
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FFmpeg “ass” filter not working

I'm haveing a bit of a problem when trying to use FFmpeg. I've mostly been using it to extract clips from videos and such. However, I've been trying to get some subtitles embedded (hardsubs) into the ...