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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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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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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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Extract subtitle from video.

I am trying to extract subtitle from video as .srt file, I used the following command: FFMPEG -i mytestmovie.mkv -vn -an -codec:s:0.1 srt sub.srt But, I got an error as Unrecognized option ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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vlc sync subtitle doesn't work

I downloaded a vedio from youtube(about 1 hour film) and downloaded subtitle from subscene , I put the vedio subtitle in the same folder with the same name. When I play the vedio with vlc and the ...
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How to include .ass subtitles in an .mkv container in bulk?

I have a folder with many many .mkv and for each of these I have a .ass file of the same name in the same folder. Is there a way to include all .ass files in their proper .mkv file without using ...
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How to remove hardcoded subtitles from a movie file?

I downloaded a movie in MP4 format, which has japanesse subtitles hardcoded in the video. How can I remove these subtitles in order to use czech subtitles downloaded in SRT format without being ...
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Subtitles in VLC not displayed correctly

Not quite sure what's going on in here, but VLC won't display the english subs in an mkv file correctly: Yet, opening the same file on Media Player Classic shows the subtitles correctly: I've ...
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How to change the default folder that opens when I add subtitles in VLC mediaplayer?

Whenever I click on the add subtitles option, it always opens up in C drive. The file that I require is buried deep inside another drive and I do not wish to move them from there. Can I change the ...
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changing encoding in VLC, notepad++ etc. does nothing

I am trying to get Polish subtitles to display properly, but I can never get them to change in VLC, notepad++, word etc. no matter what encoding / character set I choose(btw I'm remembering in VLC to ...
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Wrong subtitle show

i have problem with every subtitle i download from any sites the subtitle shows like this in notepad: ÊÑÌãå: íÇÓÇä what must i do to fix this i try to change encoding but nothing happens. also ...
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ffmpeg subtitles with coordinates

I need to put subtitles to this coordinates 15:750 I try to use ffmpeg -i video.avi -vf subtitles=subtitle.srt out.avi How can I specify the coordinates?
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How to sync splitted mkv + external srt with ffmpeg?

I want to convert MKV audio from DTS to MP3 and split the file at the same time. The problem is: I need an external .srt but when I split it, the second file is desynced from video. Example: ffmpeg ...
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Converting DVD subtitles to text

I want to convert image-based subtitles (dvd_subtitle) to text-based subtitles (mov_text). I'm on OS X and would strongly prefer to use a free command-line based tool. My source data is either a DVD ...
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ffmpeg trying to hardcode subs using -c:s mov_text but fails

Please bear with me; I'm still learning the intricacies of ffmpeg and have hit a problem with subtitles. So, I am trying to change the container of a video from mkv to mp4, and simultaneously ...
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How to soft code non-english subtitles for movies to be playable on Sony smart TVs

I'm looking for a way to soft code non-English subtitles (common formats .srt etc) into movies and they be playable in a Smart TV like Sony Bravia. i tried to use mkvmerge GUI (mmg) and it did it very ...
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Subtitles not showing

Yesterday, I bought a SSD disk and needed to re install Windows. Now I'm setting up the computer, but I have some weird problem: I cannot get subtitles show in any program, hve tried KM player, ...
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How to add custom character to start/end of line on Subtitleworkshop or somewhere else?

How can I add three dots (…) at the beginning and/or end of a line (of course different lines) that doesn’t have a dot at the end and also to a line that start with lowercase? Something like if I ...
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Closed captions are all chopped up in the SRT file.

The text from the srt file download from a youtube vid is all chopped up when I open it in Texteditor (mac). Isn't there a way to get the COMPLETE dialogue / text from CC/subtitles? The chopped doc is ...
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SRT Subtitles - issue with line breaks

I've manually created an SRT file through textEdit. I used all the right formatting and it played well on VLC. 20 00:04:23,020 --> 00:04:24,230 - Nah, I'm not hungry. 21 00:04:24,230 --> ...
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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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How to Embed Subtitle to MP4 Without Re-Encoding or ( Is it possible to show Softcoded Subtitle in Web Flash Player )

I have mp4 videos. I need mp4 videos for my website so i dont want to re-encode my mp4 videos to mp4 to add subtitle. I can add subtitle to my videos with MP4Box (with CMD) but it is softcoded. ...
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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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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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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 to achieve sharp subtitle appearance in WMP - Windows 7

I use WMP and MPC-HC in my Windows7 PC. Everything is fine with MPC-HC, and I installed Shark 007 codecs for WMP. In Shark codec setting I selected FFDShow DXVA for subtitles. It works well, I have ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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.