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FFmpeg: Error when copying subtitle-streams using iFFmpeg

First of all: I'm new to this forum and not that much experienced with FFmpeg so I'm using the iFFmpeg GUI for Mac OSX. Also my native language is not English. So here's my problem: I got a MKV input ...
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ffmpeg copy attached fonts to be used by .ass subtitles

I have a .ass file that I want to mux into a video that requires additional fonts. There seems to be no option to copy the attachments from one file to another, so I dumped them all using ffmpeg ...
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Can VLC be set to show external subtitles when playing a DVD movie?

I was looking for ways to use external subtitles with DVD movies and have found several solutions (amongst others, MPC-HC). But I was surprised that VLC was not a solution here - and I imagine some ...
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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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How to spell-check text spanning multiple lines, in a subtitles file

I have a .srt file that looks like this : 1 00:00:06,862 --> 00:00:09,408 It's the first sense you use when you're born. 2 00:00:09,408 --> 00:00:11,283 One out of every fifty of your genes 3 ...
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Add subtitles to Ogg Video

I've started to convert my DVD collection to Ogg Video (OGV) and it works so far quite good. However, I heard that I can embed the subtitles inside the OGV-file as well. How can I do this on Linux? ...
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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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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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.txt subtitles/transcript in VLC 2.0?

Yesterday I upgraded my VLC to 2.0. I was watching some video lectures of .mp4 format. The lectures were not having any subtitles but they provided me transcript in .txt files. I want them to be used ...
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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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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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Hardsubbing MKV files that use .ass subtitles and embedded fonts

This question pertains only to Linux and FreeBSD. I have several soft subbed anime mkv files that I need to hardsub. they are all using .ass subtitles with embedded fonts. for example mkvinfo on one ...
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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 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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How to play movie with subtitles using DLNA server?

Is there possibility to play a movie with subtitles using DLNA server? Or only solution is to hard-code subtitles into a movie?
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Burning to DVD with subtitles

I wish to burn DVDs plus the usual standard input file formats like AVI, DivX, WMV etc. to a DVD with the ability to add subtitles. So far all burning programs I have tried have been unable to do ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I have support in Hebrew and russian subtitles at the same time?

When I try to watch movies with russian subs I get gibberish (with hebrew characters). I found that I can change the system non-english support language (something like that) and then it will support ...
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What subtitle file editor for '.srt' files supports synchronization?

I downloaded .srt files for watching a French movie. But unfortunately, it is out of sync. Is there any tool in Windows using which I could manually sync it specifying the start time?
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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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Include external subtitles while converting video with FFmpeg

Is it possible to use subtitles from an external file while converting a video with FFmpeg? The file extension of the subtitles is .stl or .vob.
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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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How do I shift subtitle in OSX?

I download subtitles for a video, but it's text was not in sync with my video sound and needs to be shifted forward for some seconds. How can I do it easily in OSX 10.6.? I don't want suggestions for ...
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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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Arabic subtitle files (srt) encoding is corrupted on windows 7

i copied some arabic subtitle files from a friend and when trying to view them on windows 7 home premium with notepad the texts appears as follows: ÃíåÇ ÇáÓÇÏÉ ÃäÇ ÇáÂä Úáì æÔß ÅÑÓÇá ÅÔÇÑÉ ãä åÐÇ ...
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Is there any software that can play a subtitle file without a video file?

My friend likes to stream movies through Netflix on her 360, and the problem with this is that Netflix does not usually provide subtitles or captioning on anything but foreign films. A few select ...
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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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Winamp and subtitles (automatic download)

Is there a tool/plug-in to automatically download subtitle for movies played with Winamp?
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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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How to burn DVB subtitles into a video file for PS3?

I have recorded some TV programs using MythTV that contain DVB(-C) subtitles. I would like to play them on my PS3 with subtitles enabled. The playback on my PS3 works just fine, except that I can't ...
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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 do I add softsubs to a .avi file?

I have a .srt file with the desired subtitles and I want to merge it into the main file. I want them as soft subs, though, and I haven't seen anything that says how to do this. All I can find is how ...
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Subtitles in VLC streamer

Does anyone know how to present srt subtitles using VLC media streamer? (iMac to iPad, not that it should matter I guess). I have made sure the subtitle file name is exactly the same as the movie, but ...