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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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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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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 ...
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Customize subtitles for QuickTime + Perian

How do I customize the display of subtitles (e.g. font, size, color, outline, drop shadow) in QuickTime + Perian? I've seen articles on how to do it but it requires Jubler to edit the subtitles. Is ...
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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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How to accurately shift subtitles

I'm trying to hardsub an avi file. I made subtitles for it using a different avi file. There is a small time difference betweeen the two files, so I need to shift the timing of the subtitles a little ...
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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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Can anyone recognize this subtitles editor? [closed]

What is the name of the software used in the monitor on the right?
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How to multiplex subtitles with avi or mp4 in Linux?

I have been searching something which can multiplex subtitle with video files in Linux environment. The key thing is that it should softly embed the subtitle to video, not encode again. (like ...
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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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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 convert any song lyrics into subtitle file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which is the best subtitle file editor (srt)? For example I have a Video of some song. I downloaded the lyrics from a lyrics site. I want to play these lyrics along ...
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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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How to check if a given subtitle file is the right one

I very often use subtitles on my mkv player to watch movies. I have frequently observed that there is sometime a lag between the subtitles and the actual video. Even after setting the subtitle offset ...
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How to convert .sub file to image file?

When I open a .sub file with SubResync, it shows the subtitles of a video file in "images": Basically, I want to convert those subtitles into text form. However character recognition converters ...
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UPNP server with subtitles support

i would like to find UPNP or DLNA server which allows to stream movies with srt subtitles to my iPad. I tried Airplay with Windows Media Player UPNP. It plays video but without subtitles.
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Software for displaying subtitles for audio files

I am translating English speech to Russian, but I am not too experienced to speak Russian while listening to an English file of 40 minutes length, so I need a little preparation. My plan is: Prepare ...
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Which device or software is responsible for the black bars?

I do know that black bars appear (like letter- and pillar- boxes) when video's aspect ratio doesn't match output device's aspect ratio. My questions are: How does these black bars get created? What ...
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How to create subtitle files and add them to a video?

How can I generate a .srt or .sub file and add it to a video?
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How to convert .srt subtitles to closed caption subtitles?

I commonly use videos with .srt subtitles. Recently, somebody gave me a dvd player wich only accepts closed caption subtitles, so I can't play those videos. Is there a way to convert .srt subtitles ...
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How to simply remove subtitles and languages with handbrake?

I use Handbrake to transcode some of my MPEG-2 Transport Stream videos, but I'm not pleased with the resulting quality, even if set high bitrates. So my idea is to simply remove unwanted audio tracks ...
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How to hardcode subtitles into an AVI without loss of quality

I am using a program to hardcode subs into an AVI file. The problem is that is recompresses the video using a codec. I don't see why this is necessary and causes a noticeable loss of quality. Is there ...
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How do I remove closed captions from srt/sub/avi/mkv files?

I've got a bunch of movies avi/mkv etc. with both separate subtitles (mostly srt and idx/sub) but also, in the case of the mkv files, embedded in the video file. I like to watch these movies with ...
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Subtitles appearing as squares

I was trying a new player called MPlayerX on OSX. It is showing subtitles as squares as shown below. It seems to be a problem with the settings. I tried different fonts, but it doesn't solve the ...
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Open source command line subtitle converter

Are there any open source, command line, subtitle converters - preferably for Linux?
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How to set the video playback rate or perform a seek() using gst-launch?

Is it possible to change the playback rate of a video in gst-launch to make it play faster/slower? Or is there a way to set the video to start playing from a specific position? Take into ...
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How can I remove soft coded subtitles from mkv file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove embedded subtitles from an .mkv file? How can I remove soft coded subtitles from a .mkv file?
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mplayer/mencoder subtitle rendering thick, crude, unreadable

I installed the Slackware 13.37 package MPlayer-1.0rc4-i686-3sl.txz along with all of the available codecs, etc. I also have freetype-2.4.4-i486-1.txz installed for font rendering. For my first dvd ...
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Add subtitles/captions to movie purchased in iTunes?

I bought a blu-ray movie that includes the blu-ray disc, DVD disc, and a Digital Copy disc. I used the digital copy to download the movie in iTunes on OS X, which works fine. However, the movie in ...
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embed srt into mp4/m4v

i have an converted .mp4 video file (or .m4v) + an .srt file. Is there a way for me to embed this .srt file into that mp4 file without running a complete convertion?
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How to merge subtitle and video files onto one DVD

I'm helping out a small educational group here in Denmark with translating English DVD course material into Danish, simply by adding danish subtitles to the movie. However, I'm having a hard time ...
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Good programs for adding hardsubs

What are some good programs for adding hardsubs to an avi file? I've tried mencoder, and it's pretty good, but I can't figure out how to change the color of the subtitles. So I'm looking for another ...
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VLC jumpy when playing MP4 with SRT file

I am a bit of a technophobe and haven't had a mac for long so please bear with me... I have an MP4 file and an SRT file (Subtitles) that I want to play together using VLC. They are saved in the same ...
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Good App to Download Subtitles for Windows [closed]

What is a good program to download synced subtitles for my movies while allowing me to specify the language I want?
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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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How do I hard code a movie with subtitles?

I have ripped my Kill Bill DVD's but the Japanese parts aren't subtitled in English... I found some subtitles online but the only ones which seem to work are the ones for the entire movie. I want to ...
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How to emphasize certain words in subtitles using mencoder?

I'm using "mencoder" application to add subtitles to an AVI file. In the subtitles, there are certain words I want to emphasize by making them appear either in bold or in italics. I've tried ...