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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?

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 ...
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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 ...
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Which subtitle formats does mencoder support?

I've been able to use mencoder with .srt files, but are there any other formats that mencoder supports?
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How to add subtitles with Handbrake

I'm trying to add subtitles to an AVI using handbrake. The subtitles are stored in an .srt file. The output file is MP4. After I run the conversion everything completes without error but when I watch ...
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How to add subtitles without changing video aspect ratio

I'm trying to add hardsubs to an AVI file using the H264 lossless codec in VirtualDub. The original video is 720x480. The resulting video is also 720x480, but the actual video that is seen becomes ...
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Why does lossless video compression cause the file size to go way up?

I have a 200MB AVI that I'm trying to add hardsubs to. I'm using VirtualDub to do it. I selected the H264 lossless codec for compression. The resulting file is 800MB. Why does this happen? Is there a ...
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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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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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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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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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merge srt files with avi files

how do I merge an srt file with an avi file. Is there a software for windows that I could use to do that?
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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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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 to display subtitles for a video?

Recently, I have downloaded some Ted talks (.flv and mp4) with subtitles (.srt files), I put the video and subtitle file in same folder but when play video the subtitle doesn't display, I am using ...
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How to fix blinking subs

Is there any software that can be used to fix blinking subs? Its just okay when I watch it on my computer but when I convert it and then watch it on other devices, the subtitles are gone.
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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 ...