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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 keep subtitle in HandBrakeCLI?

I do use the commandline version of HandBrake - HandBrakeCLI. I like the Normal preset of HandBrake and would like to continue using it. I found the actual command input of this preset, but what ...
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Is it possible to embed subtitles in an MP4 with the forced option in MeGui?

I want to show subtitles with my web player (it supports Flash and HTML5). I'm using the .mp4 format and I can add subtitles to the player with an external .srt file, but I want to embed subtitle to ...
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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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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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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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Open external subtitles on mpv on Linux without terminal

On Windows, if I just drag a srt file on to a playing video, the subtitles are displayed. On Linux, the dragging doesn't work. Now, mpv is my default player, so I just double click on the video file ...
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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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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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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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MKV Sub and Chapter removal

I am trying to remove subtitles and chapters from all my mkv files. I've been trying to find a way to add the below batch file to also look for chapters and remove them but haven't been able to figure ...
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subtitle encoding issue with mkvtoolnix

so I've attached a few subtitles to a MKV with mkvtoolnix, but it appears that after muxing the character encoding is messed up. The input subtitles were UTF-8 encoded. I don't know what's the ...
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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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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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Playing a film with subtitles from .srt

I have a film on DVD, and a suitable .srt file. How do I convert this into a functioning stream ? I am using Windows 10 and have tried using VLC (latest version, downloaded today) to do this but I can ...
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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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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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Can VLC be set to show external subtitles when playing a DVD movie?

I was looking for ways to use external subtitles with DVD movies and have found several solutions (amongst others, MPC-HC). But I was surprised that VLC was not a solution here - and I imagine some ...
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Extract S_VOBSUB encoded Subtitles from .MKV container as .SRT

I am working in Linux (Ubuntu) I tried to do it with ffmpeg and mkvtoolnix (mkvextract track) Problems: ffmpeg does not work with S_VOBSUB encoded subtitles mkvtoolnix converts S_VOBSUB to .idx/.sub (...
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Adding subtitles to a DVD with dvdauthor

How do I add subtitles to a DVD that I'm authoring using dvdauthor?
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SSA/ASS Subtitles - Use frame number instead of time?

I'm trying to construct subtitle tracks from an array of known text strings. The ASS subtitle format can allow me to burn those strings on screen at known timing intervals. However, I don't want to ...
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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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Subtitles for multilingual DVD audio tracks in VLC

I've been using VLC to watch DVDs for a while, but many of them have portions in different languages to the main audio-track. For example, there are numerous Spanish-language scenes in Breaking Bad, ...
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Why do the subtitles get larger when I use HandBrake to copy DVDs?

I am trying to rip a DVD using HandBrake, but every time I do the size of the subtitles balloons somewhat, so that in parts they are off the screen. I'm using Mac OS X 10.9.4 and HandBrake 0.9.9. ...
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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 ":sout=#...
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.srt subtitle files not loading for .mkv video files

When I try play a .mkv video file in any player like VLC Player, GOM player or KMPlayer (not even on drag and drop), subtitles with .srt extension are not working for these video files in my Windows 7 ...
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Remove subtitles from an AVI?

I got my hands on an old AVI. When opened with VLC, it looks like there are two embedded SRT in the AVI header (possible?) Can I remove them? (Yes, they are soft subs) Or can I clean the header? I ...
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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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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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How to burn a set of AVI files with corresponding subs to DVD

I have a movie splitted in 3 .avi files with corresponding subtitles (.srt) to each of them. Is there any program (preferably for Linux) which can burn the complete movie to a DVD?
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How can click on a line of subtitle in VLC media player?

I need repeat a specific part of movie for many time at VLC media player so i need click on a line of subtitle and movie play from that time again. how i can do it?
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Converting subtitle from text-based to bitmap-based in FFMPEG

I'm a Linux user with a Playstation 3 by my side, and my favourite function of this big black monolith is the video-playing function. Recently, I've taken to watching all my videos on this thing. But ...
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How to merge — character into a video with virtualdub

I'm trying to merge a video with its corresponding subtittles using Virtualdub but there is a strange character, this —, which transforms into â€"in the video. The problem is when the subtittle is in ....
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The correct subtitles on my DVD won't play since updating to Windows 10

I click subtitles for the DVD and only get the English DUB captions, NOT the Japanese translated subtitles for the movie. I like to watch movies in their original language with English translated ...
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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 "[0:v][0:...
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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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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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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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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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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 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.