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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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Good App to Download Subtitles for Windows [closed]

What is a good program to download synced subtitles for my movies while allowing me to specify the language I want?
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How do I hard code a movie with subtitles?

I have ripped my Kill Bill DVD's but the Japanese parts aren't subtitled in English... I found some subtitles online but the only ones which seem to work are the ones for the entire movie. I want to ...
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Is it possible to make a subtitle .srt file from an audio file?

Is it possible to make a subtitle .srt file from an audio file? If it is... how? I was thinking that there could be a program which recognizes the words people say in audio and then it can convert it ...
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What subtitle file editor for '.srt' files supports synchronization?

I downloaded .srt files for watching a French movie. But unfortunately, it is out of sync. Is there any tool in Windows using which I could manually sync it specifying the start time?
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How to perfectly synchronize Subtitles with movie?

How to perfectly synchronize Subtitles with movie? i use VLC
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Subtitles in VLC are displayed as question marks

I can't reproduce what made it happen, but since yesterday, for all the movies I play with VLC - their subtitles (Hebrew) are displayed as question marks. Any resolution? Way to find the source of ...
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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 extract subtitles from MP4 and MKV movies

I'm trying to extract subtitles from MP4 and MKV movies. I'm using mp4box (on OS X) but cannot figure out how it works. Any hints?
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How can I change the subtitles font size in VLC Media Player?

That's my question: How can I change the subtitles font size in VLC Media Player? I try with Preferences > Video > Subtitles/OSD, but I can't find an option to change the font characteristics.
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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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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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Animated lyrics with manual timing [closed]

I'm trying to prepare an interactive video that plays during a concert, showing the lines of the songs we're singing in a nice graphical way. I'm looking for text in my font and color of choice, ...
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How to get subtitles automatically?

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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Combining video and subtitle files as one video?

I have a video file (in the format of .mp4, .mkv, .avi or whatever) and a subtitle file (.srt). I want to embed the subtitle file into the video file so that I have only one file - the video file in ...
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Download subtitles from TED talks for offline viewing

I'm wondering if it's possible to download subtitles for the TED talks for offline viewing. Related on Stack Overflow Parsing and Converting TED Talks JSON Subtitles.
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Rip subtitles from DVD?

What software (on windows) do I need (and what is best) to rip subtitles from DVD's, so they are stored in a separate file, that can be used with vobsub or similar?
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Re-RIP a DVD to extract AVI, MP3 and SRT files

I have been reading many articles for many days, and finally I found a very useful question in superuser (What tool can I use to to rip DVD movies?) I have a large original DVD's collection and they ...
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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 ...
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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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How to convert subtitles from IDX/SUB to SRT?

My WD HD Media Player supports only SRTs. How to convert subtitles from IDX/SUB to SRT?
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How to soft code an MKV with subtitles?

I have an avi and corresponding .srt file for subtitles. I hate having two files for this movie, so what I want to do is convert this file to mkv as I heard it can hold subtitles. I have handbrake ...
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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 Add/Remove subtitles in an MKV file?

I have a good quality MKV file that has several subtitle options. I want to add an additional subtitle file to the list. Some search online led me to use video converters, and basically re-encode the ...
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How to embed an audio and a subtitle file into a MKV file

I have a MKV file in which I want to embed an AC3 audio file. I also want to embed a SRT subtitle file into it. How can I achieve that? Note: AC3 file is the same length of the original video.
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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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Open source command line subtitle converter

Are there any open source, command line, subtitle converters - preferably for Linux?
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Subtitles not displaying correctly in VLC

VLC player is not showing subtitles correctly. It's just showing capital "A"s in place of the correct text. Please check the screenshot attached to this post. Do I need to install a missing font? How ...
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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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How to multiplex subtitles with avi or mp4 in Linux?

I have been searching something which can multiplex subtitle with video files in Linux environment. The key thing is that it should softly embed the subtitle to video, not encode again. (like ...
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How to embed/hardcode SRT subtitles into mp4 videos with VLC?

I'm looking for a way to "burn in" or render/rembed/hardcode subtitles (from an SRT file) into an MP4 video with VLC. But no matter what options I use, it never works properly. I get a file that ...
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Solutions for videos and subtitles in Mac OS X

What is the best way to merge a .srt subtitles file with a Movie, and have it subtitled online. I have a mp4 file and I've already made the subtitles in a .srt file. I've used the SubMerge software, ...
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Find all MKV files and remove all subtitles

I'm currently looking at a Windows program called mkvmerge. I would like to create a batch file to find all MKV files recursively from a specified path, and remove all subtitles from the MKV files ...
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Include external subtitles while converting video with FFmpeg

Is it possible to use subtitles from an external file while converting a video with FFmpeg? The file extension of the subtitles is .stl or .vob.
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How can I change a video container without re-encoding or compressing the file?

When I ripped my Kill Bill DVD I used handbrake and put it into a single avi. I realize that I didn't get the subtitles, so what I want to do is convert the AVI to MKV and put the subtitles in the ...
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English numbers in non-English subtitle

I wrote my subtitle in a word document & saved it as a txt file with UTF-8 encoding. Then I changed its format from txt to srt manually. my subtitle language is Persian. I put it in the same ...
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moving subtitle text up in *.srt file format

there is some formatting in srt subtitle files. for example <i> blah blah blah </i> for italic or <u> blah blah blah </u> for underline or <font color="color ...
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How to tell VLC which subtitle language file to display by default?

I am using VLC 1.1.11 I have a movie with two subtitles, both UTF, one is movie.en.srt and other in movie.he.srt (Hebrew if you ask) When I play the file: movie.avi, both subs: movie.en.srt and ...
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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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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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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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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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How to keep subtitle ind 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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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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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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Use Media Player Classic to resynchronize subtitles?

I see that in Media Player Classic, under View - Subresync, there is a tool that should serve to resynchronize subtitles. What is the procedure exactly?
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Watch Flash video but block out part of it

I'm learning a foreign language. There are several online sites that have Flash video in the language I'm learning (e.g., Hulu), which is great. Unfortunately, they have English subtitles, which is ...
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Watch Flash movies with subtitles [closed]

There's a website that lets me watch streaming movies. Is there a desktop app that could link to the Flash movie and accept subtitles also?
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How to watch a DVD video with external subtitles in Windows?

Some DVD movies contain no subtitles - or some subtitles that are not on the DVD may be needed. Is there a way to see external subtitles when watching a DVD movie?
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ffmpeg support for tx3g

I am trying to embed subtitles in an MP4 contrainer using ffmpeg. I am using the following command: ffmpeg -i input.MOV -i input.srt -map 0 -map 1 -c copy -c:s mov_text output.MOV I would like the ...