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MPC-HC lags hard when there are lots of subs on screen

I've been watching various anime lately and I noticed that around generously decorated with subtitles opening and ending sequences, the CPU spikes, free buffered frames pool drains and severe lags ...
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How to stream video from VLC with subtitles overlayed?

I am trying to stream a video with VLC with subtitles overlayed on my local network. The command I am using without success: vlc -vvv myvideo.mkv :sub-file=mysub.srt :file-caching=300 ...
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Render subtitles in video track with vlc

I have a movie in a mkv container containing one video track, one audio track and two subtitle tracks. Besides I have another subtitle in srt format. Is it possible with vlc to remove the two ...
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How can i display a video/DVD with subtitles on a video projector using VLC player?

I am using the VLC player to watch DVDs on a notebook. Subtitles are shown in the video ON THE NOTEBOOK, but using my Dell video projector to display the video i see the video but no subtitles at all. ...
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How to achieve sharp subtitle appearance in WMP - Windows 7

I use WMP and MPC-HC in my Windows7 PC. Everything is fine with MPC-HC, and I installed Shark 007 codecs for WMP. In Shark codec setting I selected FFDShow DXVA for subtitles. It works well, I have ...
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avconv gets killed if mkv has subtitles

What I'm trying to do is to take a movie (in an Matroska container), convert all audio tracks to AC3 and don't touch anything else. I'm using this line: avconv -i infile.mkv -map 0 -vcodec copy ...
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subtitle encoding issue with mkvtoolnix

so I've attached a few subtitles to a MKV with mkvtoolnix, but it appears that after muxing the character encoding is messed up. The input subtitles were UTF-8 encoded. I don't know what's the ...
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.srt subtitle files not loading for .mkv video files

When I try play a .mkv video file in any player like VLC Player, GOM player or KMPlayer (not even on drag and drop), subtitles with .srt extension are not working for these video files in my Windows 7 ...
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How to add positioning in srt files

Am creating a very simple srt file for a video. 1 00:00:00,000 --> 00:00:00,999 X1:0 X2:0 Y1:0 Y2:0 770 mA,10 mA,0 mV, 2 00:00:01,000 --> 00:00:01,999 X1:0 X2:0 Y1:0 Y2:0 70 mA,20 mA,0 ...
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How to view soft subtitles in VLC player

I have created a video file with soft subtitles. These subtitles are visible in Windows Media Player, but they are not visible in VLC. What can I do? Do I have to create a -.srt file specifically ...
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moving subtitle text up in *.srt file format

there is some formatting in srt subtitle files. for example <i> blah blah blah </i> for italic or <u> blah blah blah </u> for underline or <font color="color ...
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How do I make MPC show forced subtitles?

There is Home Cinema video player, installed directly from its site. And it can show any other subtitles in a MKV video file, but it not showing the forced ones. I can select them, but there is just ...
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How to automatically detect text file charset and convert it to UTF-8

Is there any way to auto-detect character encoding of a text file and convert it to UTF-8? I'm using Windows 7.
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Options for viewing subtitles with itunes movies

I love renting/buying movies from apple TV, but a lot of them come without subtitles. Is there a way to view subtitles (even if it's on my computer) while watching a movie? Some movies I rent but ...
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Options for viewing subtitles with itunes movies

I love renting/buying movies from Apple TV, but a lot of them come without subtitles. Is there a way to view subtitles (even if it's on my computer) while watching a movie? Some movies I rent ...
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Is it possible to make a subtitle .srt file from an audio file?

Is it possible to make a subtitle .srt file from an audio file? If it is... how? I was thinking that there could be a program which recognizes the words people say in audio and then it can convert it ...
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Polish unicode characters on Windows

I downloaded some polish subtitles to a movie for my friend's dad, and some of the characters are just numbers and jumbled looking characters. I was wondering what I would have to do to get these ...
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Can't see soft coded subtitles of MP4 file

I downloaded a movie on MP4 format. Information about the file mentioned that it contains soft coded english subs. When trying to play it, subs don't show. I tried it on the following players: VLC, ...
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Add a stream using ffmpeg without creating a new file

I have some videos (.mp4) that have been tagged with metadata (descriptions, artwork, actors etc) and I now have subtitle files for them that I want to add as a stream. I can use ffmpeg and set both ...
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Linux VLC subtitles - qestionmarks instead of several characters

While watching movie using VLC with czech subtitles, qestionmarks appears instead of some (ěščřž etc.) characters. Steps that I have tried so far: Converting subtitles from windows-1250 to utf-8 ...
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movie conversion program that preserves embedded subtitles in .mkv files

I am looking for a movie conversion program to convert mkv movies with embedded subtitles to be put on iOS devices. While there are various tools readily available such as Free Studio, etc, these ...
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How to Add/Remove subtitles in an MKV file?

I have a good quality MKV file that has several subtitle options. I want to add an additional subtitle file to the list. Some search online led me to use video converters, and basically re-encode the ...
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Read .smi files without tags

When I read .smi files on ordinary text editors, they come with many tags. But I can read this without tags using Internet Explorer, I think. How can do this on Mac? I tried Safari, Chrome and Firefox ...
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Transfer timestamps between .srt subtitle files

Assuming I have two subtitle files with .srt extension, ENGLISH_DVD.srt - Subtitles in English language obtained from a DVD TURKISH_TV.srt - Subtitles in Turkish language obtained from a TV ...
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Find all MKV, extract English subtitles, remove all subtitles, delete original MKV from subtitles removed [closed]

So far: @echo off cls set rootfolder=C:\ echo Enumerating all MKVs under %rootfolder% echo. for /r %rootfolder% %%a in (*.mkv) do ( for /f %%b in ('mkvmerge --identify-verbose "%%a" ^| find /c /i ...
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Find all MKV files and remove all subtitles

I'm currently looking at a Windows program called mkvmerge. I would like to create a batch file to find all MKV files recursively from a specified path, and remove all subtitles from the MKV files ...
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Animated lyrics with manual timing [closed]

I'm trying to prepare an interactive video that plays during a concert, showing the lines of the songs we're singing in a nice graphical way. I'm looking for text in my font and color of choice, ...
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Extract subtitle from video.

I am trying to extract subtitle from video as .srt file, I used the following command: FFMPEG -i mytestmovie.mkv -vn -an -codec:s:0.1 srt sub.srt But, I got an error as Unrecognized option ...
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Use Media Player Classic to resynchronize subtitles?

I see that in Media Player Classic, under View - Subresync, there is a tool that should serve to resynchronize subtitles. What is the procedure exactly?
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How to embed subtitles to .Mov files for Quicktime?

I couldn't find a free way to do it, is there a way to embed subtitles free, without watermarks or time limitation ? I should not convert the video to any format, last format must be .mov, also the ...
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VLC shows all subtitles in italic and/or bold, depending on font

When I play a movie with external subtitles, VLC shows all subtitles in italic and/or bold, depending on font - I tested: Arial, Times New Roman: everything appears italic, regardless of whether ...
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ffmpeg support for tx3g

I am trying to embed subtitles in an MP4 contrainer using ffmpeg. I am using the following command: ffmpeg -i input.MOV -i input.srt -map 0 -map 1 -c copy -c:s mov_text output.MOV I would like the ...
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Using FFMPEG to add subtitles to a M4v video file

I am having troubles adding subtitles to a video file using ffmpeg. I am using this command: ffmpeg -i movie_input.m4v -newsubtitle subtitles.srt -acodec copy -vcodec copy movie_output.m4v I found ...
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Extract S_VOBSUB encoded Subtitles from .MKV container as .SRT

I am working in Linux (Ubuntu) I tried to do it with ffmpeg and mkvtoolnix (mkvextract track) Problems: ffmpeg does not work with S_VOBSUB encoded subtitles mkvtoolnix converts S_VOBSUB to .idx/.sub ...
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Re-RIP a DVD to extract AVI, MP3 and SRT files

I have been reading many articles for many days, and finally I found a very useful question in superuser (What tool can I use to to rip DVD movies?) I have a large original DVD's collection and they ...
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How to embed/hardcode SRT subtitles into mp4 videos with VLC?

I'm looking for a way to "burn in" or render/rembed/hardcode subtitles (from an SRT file) into an MP4 video with VLC. But no matter what options I use, it never works properly. I get a file that ...
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VLC: can't recognize *.sub subtitles

I am using VLC. Using VLSub I search for subtitles: and get this error: This happens with all *.sub subtitles. Is there a way how to read *.sub with VLC? I am using VLC 2.0.6 at Ubuntu 12.04. ...
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How to enable VSFilter.dll (DirectVobSub) on .mp4 files

How do I configure VSFilter.dll to show subtitles on .MP4 files in Windows Media Player, etc? I think VSFilter is the easiest way to watch videos with subtitles in Windows Media Player in all ...
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Combining video and subtitle files as one video?

I have a video file (in the format of .mp4, .mkv, .avi or whatever) and a subtitle file (.srt). I want to embed the subtitle file into the video file so that I have only one file - the video file in ...
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Remove subtitles from an AVI?

I got my hands on an old AVI. When opened with VLC, it looks like there are two embedded SRT in the AVI header (possible?) Can I remove them? (Yes, they are soft subs) Or can I clean the header? I ...
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Why don't some subtitles match with the movie?

During watching some movies, it happens that we have to download the subtitle files(srts) from different sites. In a single site, we can find dozens of English srts for a single movie. But the srts ...
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How can I fix delayed subtitles in videos?

I have subtitles that are already coded into a video, but which are delayed by 700ms. I have about 50 episodes of a show and it's getting annoying to have to set the subtitle delay in VLC everytime I ...
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Translating movie subtitles without srt files

I am downloading torrent movies and need to translate subtitles into different languages, but most of the downloads contain no subtitle files (srt. etc), although the movies do have subtitles. Are ...
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Subtitles not displaying correctly in VLC

VLC player is not showing subtitles correctly. It's just showing capital "A"s in place of the correct text. Please check the screenshot attached to this post. Do I need to install a missing font? How ...
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Removing section in .sub file and renumber rest of lines?

Here's the problem: An AVI file had a few seconds removed when it was ripped from a DVD, while its corresponding .sub subtitle file still contains the whole thing. So at around 2/3 into the movie, I ...
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How to embed an audio and a subtitle file into a MKV file

I have a MKV file in which I want to embed an AC3 audio file. I also want to embed a SRT subtitle file into it. How can I achieve that? Note: AC3 file is the same length of the original video.
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How to generate subtitle from text and video

I have seen this question but my one is a little different. I have the video of some lectures and also the exact text of the lectures. The lectures are in US English. The audio is good, no audible ...
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Using Handbrake with Dropfolders to add subtitle automatically

I am using Handbrake GUI version and Dropfolders to execute Handbrake. I was able convert video files successfully without any parameter. It uses default preset I downloaded from lifehacker.com. Now I ...
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Play *.srt subtitles in Windows Media Player?

Is there a way to play *.srt subtitles in Windows Media Player? I've followed the instructions in this, by installing DirectVobSub and renaming the srt file to match the video filename, but the ...
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Subtitles in VLC are displayed as question marks

I can't reproduce what made it happen, but since yesterday, for all the movies I play with VLC - their subtitles (Hebrew) are displayed as question marks. Any resolution? Way to find the source of ...