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How to extract and merge hard-coded subtitle in a video

I downloaded a movie that has hard-coded subtitles, for some reason I don't like the font of the subtitles :P . But since it's hard-coded inside the movie, I can't extract the subtitle with MkvExtract ...
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Subtitles .SRT are not displayed on my Sony Bravia TV while they are displayed on my Samsung TV

I have plenty of MKV files with their SRT files stored on a DLNA server. Subtitles appear well when watching these movies on my Samsung TV, but do not appear on my Sony Bravia. How can I solve the ...
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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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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 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 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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VLC player cannot play a specific video only when its matching srt file is present

I have a video (mp4) and its subtitles in a separate file (srt). The two can be played together in MPC-HC and Kodi, but not VLC. Trying to play it in VLC causes nothing to happen, as if I didn't pick ...
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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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Display subtitles only on a black video background

I am trying to use ffmpeg to achieve the following: I have a live (.ts) file being streamed in from a satellite broadcast. This stream is sent unmolested to a projector for display. I take this same ...
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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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Adding subtitles to video fails with ffmpeg

I am trying to add a subtitle to a video using ffmpeg and a .srt file. Using the command: ffmpeg -i videopath.mp4 -i subtitlefilepath.srt -c:v libx264 -preset ultrafast -ar 44100 -ac 2 -ab 128k ...
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how to convert the text into timing for subtitle

I have a video which is take 6 hours and 31 minutes which I want to get the subtitle from youtube but i couldn't be able to do as they are take the video for 1 hour only. I have uploaded each video of ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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How to embed subtitles 9n .smi file in mp4 file

Is it possible to embed subtitles in .smi file into mp4 so the mp4 file can run alone with embedded subtites? I have a media player that plays mp4 files but can not make it to utilize .smi file.
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Subtitles in VLC are wrong

I have an .MKV file and the subtitles are incorrect I tried with different encondings as this answer states, but I with no luck. The subtitles are embedded inside the file so I can't open them in ...
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Show current subtitle after toggling them off and back on

Is there a way to make current subtitle appear when I'm toggling subtitles on (or cycling subtitle tracks)? Currently I have to skip back to the moment it appeared to have it back which is really ...
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Finding and Saving Media Player Classic downloaded subtitles?

Recently I discovered this feature which enables users to download subs directly from the MPC program. However, I thought that by default it downloaded the file directly to the folder where the movie ...
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Embed a picture-based overlay subtitle

I've been trying to embed a subtitle (a picture-based one, I'm having issues with plex, but this is an other story) to .mkv. I've tried it with this code: ffmpeg -i input.mkv -filter_complex ...
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Is there any open-source project to automatically adjust subtitles with movie sound?

When we get free subtitles for a movie (to study a foreign language, for instance), sometimes different countries have different editions of the same movie in different points (political, moral, ...
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VLC and “unordered” SRT subtitles issue

I use VLC 2.2.1 on latest Mac OS, and I still have an annoying issue while playing movies with "unordered" subtitles. That is, subtitles files looking like this (pay attention to the timeline): 179 ...
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How to only download videos with subtitles when using youtube-dl?

I'm using the following line to download videos from a batch file. youtube-dl -a, --batch-file strings.txt --max-filesize 50M --write-auto-sub --ignore-errors -f mp4 How to make sure, that only ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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 ...