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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 extract subtitles from MP4 and MKV movies

I'm trying to extract subtitles from MP4 and MKV movies. I'm using mp4box (on OS X) but cannot figure out how it works. Any hints?
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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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Extract subtitles from movie

Some movies I download legally, contain embededd subtitles. I would like ego extract them as text files(.srt, .sub, etc) in order to view the movie on a samsung tv, which needs separate files for both ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I auto-generate subtitles from a video file? [closed]

Is there software that can generate subtitles based on the speech from the a video file (e.g. WMV, MPEG, etc)?
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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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Is there any way to mix and display 2 subtitles (2 different languages) line by line?

I need to read 2 subtitles with 2 different languages. I'd like to have them displayed line by line like this clip : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7Tg6dU_MYo I need one line English and one line ...
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Mencoder doesn't work right in OSX anymore

The following works correctly in Linux. However when I try the same thing on the same files in OSX, the subtitles aren't showing. mencoder video.mp4 -vf pp=de,scale=1280:720 \ -oac pcm -o ...
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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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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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Program for extracting subtitle text from MKV files

Is there a free program that can extract the text from embedded subtitles in MKV files? I don't want to remove the subtitles. I just want to get the plain-text from them. I want to save my favorite ...
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Is it possible to show the subtitle in an AVI movie?

Is it possible to show the subtitle in an AVI movie ? Note: I don't want to add the subtitle to the movie, I just want to show them from a downloaded file.
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Add another subtitles to matroska file, on Linux

I have Matroska file with some subtitles already built in. How can I add another subtitles, with proper language setting and encoding? Tried: mkvmerge -o output.mkv -S source.mkv new-subtitles.srt ...
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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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Ripping subtitles from a TV box set on DVD

I've been scouring the 'net for info on how to do this, but the popular subtitle ripping tools only select the VOBs and then the largest title. I want to rip subtitles per episode, or in DVD ...
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How to make animated subtitles

I have seen a few avi files where the subtitles are animated. How are these made? Can they be made with mencoder?
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How do you resize DVD subs in VLC?

Situation: Recently I bought a DVD with subtitles. When I play the DVD using Windows Media Player and PowerDVD, the subtitles are just right but when I use VLC, the font becomes very large. So large ...
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Why do you have to name the subtitles track the same as the movie?

I was wondering why do you have to name the subtitles track the same as the movie file? And what if you want subtitles in multiple languages like English and Spanish?
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How to play MKV with Bluray Subtitles (PGS) on a PC?

How to play MKV with Bluray Subtitles (PGS) on a PC?
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Subtitle Workshop/Gnome-Subtitles for Mac OS Snow Leopard?

Is there application like Subtitle Workshop, or Gnome Subtitles, but for Mac OS ? My requirements: See the movie( hear too ;) ) See the subtitles Able to sync the subtitles by clicking one button( ...
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Using Subtitle Workshop to add subtitles to different locations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to add subtitles in other places I want to add subtitles to an avi file in other locations besides the bottom. Can this be done in Subtitle Workshop? What programs ...
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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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How to change font color in mencoder

I'm trying to add hardsubs to an avi using mencoder. I want to change the font color. Googling came up with nothing. Is it not possible to change the color of subtitles using mencoder?
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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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How to add subtitles in other places

I've seen some videos where there are signs written in another language, and right next to the sign a subtitle has been added to explain what it says. So far I have only been able to add subtitles to ...
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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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Ripping DVDs conserving languages and subtitles

I have a collection of DVDs which occupy a lot of space and keep getting scratched by misbehaving children. While I'm working on educating my kids, I'm actually looking for a technical solution to my ...
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How to seek to a specific time in Subtitle Workshop

I'm trying to add subtitles to an AVI file. I need to seek to a specific time. Using the slider isn't accurate enough. How can this be done in Subtitle Workshop? Is there some other video player that ...