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How do I change subtitles encoding in Popcorn-time?

Whenever I select Hebrew subtitles on Popcorn-time, it shows up as a bunch of strange characters. I had the same problem at VLC, then I changed the encoding to Windows-1255 and everything was ok. ...
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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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Open source command line subtitle converter

Are there any open source, command line, subtitle converters - preferably for Linux?
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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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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 can I make VLC auto-select subtitles in an MKV file?

How can I make VLC auto-select subtitles in an MKV when it opens? I would like to select the 'English Subtitles - [English]' from this image: on auto-load (the reason for this is so I queue a list ...
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bash process to copy subtitles in their respective mp4 with FFMPEG

I have many video files (mp4), with their respective subtitles (each video and subtitle have the same name). The idea create a bash to copy each subtitle in their video without re encode again. To ...
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Is there any software that can play a subtitle file without a video file? [closed]

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 mkv to mp4 conversion loses subtitles

Currently trying to convert my mkv library to mp4 (Iphone 6 plus) I've managed to get to mkv to mp4 conversion correctly, but I'm missing the subtitles part (SRT) Here's my code: dir/b/s *.mkv ...
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How can I re-sync the subtitle and the video using VLC player?

When I play a movie with subtitles (on VLC), the text is often displayed too soon or too late. I wonder if there is a way to delay the starting point of the subtitles ?
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Batch merge/mux .srt with .mkv files

I have a folder with: TVShow - Episode 01.mkv TVShow - Episode 01.srt TVShow - Episode 02.mkv TVShow - Episode 02.srt TVShow - Episode 03.mkv TVShow - Episode 03.srt and so on... I already know ...
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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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Is it possible to encode subtitles into a MP4 file for use on a PS3?

What's the correct or most up-to-date way of doing this? What program do I use? I want to watch a MP4 on my PS3 with subtitles 'hardcoded', because the PS3 doesn't recognize srt files.
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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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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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Convert SRT to SUB/IDX and change font and background

I have a TV with a built-in video player that plays from a USB flash, and it supports both .srt and .sub files. But it shows SRT subtitles with a small font, white color and no background. I know SRT ...
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Mencoder mixes 2 different subtitles when “burning-in” an srt subtitle file

I'm using mencoder (version 1.1-4.8 on Ubuntu 14.04) to encode various avi, mp4 and mkv files into smaller .avi files with srt subtitles "burned in" (to view in a portable dvd player that has very ...
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How can I convert *.vtt subtitles to *.srt subtitles using regex (regular expressions) in notepad++?

As I learned, every line in a .vtt file starts with something like this: 00:00:06.984 --> 00:00:12.020 (line.1) But it should be like this for a .srt file: 00:00:06,984 --> 00:00:12,020 ...
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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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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 a way to soft embed subtitles into an mp4 file without re-encoding?

I am trying to add an srt file(s) to mp4 files. Is there a way to do it without re-encoding the file. What I have tried: Added subtitles with the handbrake-cli. While this technically worked, it ...
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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 Player wont display sub or srt subtitles

I cant have VLC display .sub or .srt subtitles. Neither by naming video and subtitles files the same nor loading the subtitles manually will work. Only if I convert them into ASS or SSA they display ...
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Exporting VOB Subtitles in ffmpeg

Hey I've been trying to figure out a way to export image based subtitles from MKVs which have been ripped from BluRays or DVDs. The streams are there and can be hard-coded to the video, but I was ...
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How to keep VLC subtitles in one place?

I playing a video file with a .srt subtitle file using VLC on OSX 10.8.5. The subtitles are displayed, however the location changes randomly every few sentences from low (the regular sub position) to ...
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How to sync subtitle from DVD to Bluray

If i have .srt subtitle for DVDrip movie . Is there any tool or program to sync it to work properly with the same movie in bluray format ? I'm not professional in this field so i want the most ...
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How to get SubEdit under Windows 7 working?

I need SubEdit Player to run under Windows 7. But every time I try to start I get "Class not registered" error. Yes, I tried to install the Vista Patch, but doesn't work under Win 7. Anybody got any ...
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How define subtitle color in mencoder?

I use this command on Ubuntu to burn subtitle to video: mencoder mysub.mp4 -sub myvideo.srt -subcp utf8 -subfont-text-scale 3 -subfont-outline 2 -font ~/.mplayer/sans-bold.ttf -ovc xvid -oac ...
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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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Automatically add subtitles to a youtube video

I want to embed a youtube video on my website. The original video is not in english and I want that for people visiting my website, the video shows up with the subtitles in english. I know how to do ...
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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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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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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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Save MKV file from VLC with subtitle delay?

I currently have a set of MKV files with subtitles all offset with a delay of one second. I figured out that you can use File -> Convert/Save in VLC to save the video with command line options. 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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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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VLC shows all subtitles in italic and/or bold, depending on font

When I play a movie with external subtitles, VLC shows all subtitles in italic and/or bold, depending on font - I tested: Arial, Times New Roman: everything appears italic, regardless of whether ...
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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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Remove embedded subtitles from an .mkv file?

Is there a way I can remove subtitle data from an .mkv?
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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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How do I remove hardcoded subtitles?

I have a video. There are hardcoded subtitles (chinese) in this video but I want to add my own english subtitles. How do I remove them? Is it possible to put a black rectangle over the subtitles and ...
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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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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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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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How to get subtitles automatically? [closed]

I would like to use a movie player that downloaded subtitles in the language of my preference automatically. There is anything like it? And plugins?
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FFmpeg quality setting for subtitle

This is a general question, but is such thing exist? I burned .ass full-styled subtitle to a .mp4 video, the quality of burned subtitle is reduced in the output video, ex: the border of the text is ...
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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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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.