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Is it possible to embed subtitles in an MP4 with the forced option in MeGui?

I want to show subtitles with my web player (it supports Flash and HTML5). I'm using the .mp4 format and I can add subtitles to the player with an external .srt file, but I want to embed subtitle to ...
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VLC and automatic subtitles?

I used to watch my movies and series with VLC, but I got tired of always having to download the subtitles. A long time ago, I read something about a VLC plugin to automatically download subtitles. Do ...
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How can I change the subtitles font size in VLC Media Player?

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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English numbers in non-English subtitle

I wrote my subtitle in a word document & saved it as a txt file with UTF-8 encoding. Then I changed its format from txt to srt manually. my subtitle language is Persian. I put it in the same ...
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Download subtitles from TED talks for offline viewing

I'm wondering if it's possible to download subtitles for the TED talks for offline viewing. Related on Stack Overflow Parsing and Converting TED Talks JSON Subtitles.
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Why do the subtitles get larger when I use HandBrake to copy DVDs?

I am trying to rip a DVD using HandBrake, but every time I do the size of the subtitles balloons somewhat, so that in parts they are off the screen. I'm using Mac OS X 10.9.4 and HandBrake 0.9.9. ...
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MKV Sub and Chapter removal

I am trying to remove subtitles and chapters from all my mkv files. I've been trying to find a way to add the below batch file to also look for chapters and remove them but haven't been able to figure ...
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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 name"&...
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Visual video subtitle (srt) synchronization

I have a video file and a subtitle file. They are not synchronized and re-synchronizing the subtitles to the video according to the frame-rates of the two is not working. Is there a tool where I ...
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Is there a quick and easy way to inspect DVD subtitles?

I'm looking for an easy and if possible quick way to inspect DVD subtitles, to determine their properties. I am ripping some of my movies in .mkv format, using Handbrake for linux, and I'm having an ...
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Burn AVI with embedded subtitles to DVD on a Mac?

I have an AVI file that has subtitles within the file itself (no .srt) that I need to burn to DVD on a Mac for a presentation at work. How do I accomplish this?
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Increasing size of subtitle that’s “softly” embedded within mkv

I have some MKV files that have Advanced SubStation Alpha (ASS) subtitles in them. The subtitles are “toggleable”, so they probably aren’t “burned in” then. My goal is to—somehow—increase the font ...
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How to soft code an MKV with subtitles?

I have an avi and corresponding .srt file for subtitles. I hate having two files for this movie, so what I want to do is convert this file to mkv as I heard it can hold subtitles. I have handbrake ...
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Watch Flash movies with subtitles [closed]

There's a website that lets me watch streaming movies. Is there a desktop app that could link to the Flash movie and accept subtitles also?
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How to convert an MKV to MP4 with Subtitles

I have an MKV with subtitles. I want to convert it to MP4, but HandBrake does support encoding subtitles from anything other than a DVD. Is there a way to do what I want? I'll take anything on ...
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How can I change a video container without re-encoding or compressing the file?

When I ripped my Kill Bill DVD I used handbrake and put it into a single avi. I realize that I didn't get the subtitles, so what I want to do is convert the AVI to MKV and put the subtitles in the ...
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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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Display multiple language subtitles in WMP using an SMI file

I have an SMI file that contains subtitle translations for 9 languages. The original file is using UTF-8 encoding, so viewing the text file in Notepad displays fine. I have the SMI file and a WMV ...
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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 mV,...
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How to tell VLC which subtitle language file to display by default?

I am using VLC 1.1.11 I have a movie with two subtitles, both UTF, one is movie.en.srt and other in movie.he.srt (Hebrew if you ask) When I play the file: movie.avi, both subs: movie.en.srt and ...
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how to remove mp3 Subtitles

How to remove embedded subtitles from a MP3 file in Linux? I have a mp3 file with subtitles in it (it is sound of a movie in another language , so you don't have to download the movie again just ...
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FFmpeg: Exporting subtitle stream to .ass file

What I'm trying to do is exporting the subtile stream of a MKV-file to a ASS-subtitle-file. I'm not really experienced with ffmpeg so I'm sorry if I miss something obvious This is what I've got so ...
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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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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 ":sout=#...
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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 can'...
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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 ...