Questions tagged [subtitles]

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Is it possible to remove all not translation related captions/subtitles from an SRT file?

I want to remove the captions from subtitles in SRT files. I just want the translations in movies not everything they say and all the SRTs I’ve come across don’t have the markers that show a ...
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How to convert an mkv file with several subtitle tracks into mp4 with one of the subtitle streams hardcoded using ffmpeg?

I would like to know how to convert an mkv file with several subtitle and audio tracks into an mp4 with one of the subtitle tracks hardcoded and a single audio track selected using ffmpeg? It should ...
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ffmpeg: how to map best video & audio streams (only) and ALL subtitle streams

In ffmpeg, when I don't use the map option, it will automatically select the best streams which is excellent for me. This is good for video and audio streams, but as for the subtitles - I want all of ...
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regex - replace ordered list of lines matching a string with another list

I have such confused ideas I couldn't describe well the problem synthetically, hence the title is horrible. Suggest me a better one too, while you're at it. Basically, I have two SubRip (.srt) ...
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Choose tesseract language when doing batch OCR with SubtitleEdit

I'm using Subtitle Edit on Arch Linux to convert some VobSubs (.idx+.sub) to SubRips (.srt). To do batch conversion I can use this command line: subtitleedit /convert 01.eng.sub subrip This will ...
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How to download tricky subtitles with youtube-dl?

I am trying to download the subtitles for this stream (https://live.performa.intio.tv/media/30e671d3-0bd2-46db-b70d-6fb4cb6be350/master-allsubs.m3u8), using youtube-dl. In the m3u8 file subtitles are ...
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VLC subtitles displaying time rather than text

I have created an .SRT file from TextEdit on MAC, formatting everything to the letter HH:MM:SS,MLS --> HH:MM:SS,MLS (e.g. comma before milliseconds, each subtitle numbered, etc.) However, very ...
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FFMPEG Subtitle Burning - Youtube Captions Styles

The same question was asked 4 years ago: FFMPEG Subtitle Burning - Make Them Look Like Youtube Captions Has anyone found a way of doing it?
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Can't Get Subtitles to Format Correctly

I currently have a video file (MKV) and a subtitle file (WebVTT). The subtitles are not formatted well as they don't move to appropriate locations and the text is much too big. I converted the ...
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Use custom font when burning subtitles with ffmpeg

I'm using ffmpeg (on AWS lambda) to burn subtitles. Using force_style I can specify the FontName but I can only use system fonts. Is it possible to use a font from a font file? I've seen it's ...
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ffmpeg doesn't see subtitle in mp4

I have mp4 file, which has the subtitle stream according VLC player (ttml). But FFMpeg see only video and audio stream. Why could it happen and if it's possible to fix it? Or if it's another tools ...
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How to convert from .srt to .ass with FFmpeg without decoding errors

When I try the following command with FFmpeg (v. git-2020-03-24-e5d25d1): ffmpeg -i subs.srt subs.ass (subs.srt), I get a bunch of the following errors: [srt @ 0000028ea78fa780] Invalid UTF-8 in ...
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FFMPEG, resize, watermark and compress a video

I can't quite combine a couple of commands in FFMPEG. I'm trying to Burn in an external subtitle file map all other streams since the file contains many audio and subtitle tracks i don't wish to ...
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Subtitle sync while transcoding and streaming

I am using VLC to embed an .srt file into an .mp4 file. In most cases I am successful and the subtitle is in perfect sync with the video. However I have one episode that the subtitle starts about 8 ...
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Extracting subtitles from online streaming if the subtitle file doesn't appear in source code?

I am trying to extract subtitles from the videos offered by this website. Here is an example of a video: https://www.ccma.cat/tv3/alacarta/30-minuts/i-tu-vacunes/video/5582666/ . Looking at the ...
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Extracting Subtitles from mkv file

I have installed MKVToolNix and Subtitle edit. I was able to extract subtitle using Subtitle edit through OCR. While it usable, it comes with a lot of errors. Now I thought of using MKVToolNix to ...
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How to prioritize subtitles in LAV Splitter?

I'd like to set defaults in LAV splitter. The default subtitles should be English [Full] in MPC-HC. And the default Audio Track should be Japanese [jpn]. How can I achieve that? PS: I can't post ...
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FFMPEG used to speed up video and audio, subtitle is delayed however, solutions?

So I was able to batch edit 24 files to play at 1.3x speed with ffmpeg. The subs are delayed however: they play at normal speed. On potplayer, in add/select subtitle, I see a "Horriblesubs" option ...
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Lav splitter: two eng subtitle tracks, make it prefer one depending on track's name

I have many files with two audio tracks and two subtitle tracks. The audio tracks are jpn and eng and the subtitle tracks are both eng. One of the subtitle tracks are for signs/songs if you watch with ...
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Problems getting SRT subtitles merged with an MP4 (HEVC/x265/mov_text) transcoded for iOS: “pts has no value” and “is out of range for mov/mp4 format”

I learned how to transcode MKV video to MP4 with HEVC (x265) video encoding to make the files smaller in a way that makes it all compatible with iOS. But while the process is great — and the ...
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What is the unit of Margin in Advanced SubStation Alpha (ASS) subtitles file format?

I can't find a good documentation for the Advanced SubStation Alpha (ASS) subtitles file format on internet and I am wondering, what is the unit of margin? My intuition tells me it's a percentage but ...
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How to change Youtube subtitles to srt subtitle file?

I can get the subtitles of this video on Youtube from the transcript box. It is in the following form: 00:02 Künstliche Intelligenz ist auf dem Vormarsch. 00:05 Manche sprechen von einer neuen ...
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Subtitle formats for youtube-dl

Which format of the four srt|ass|vtt|lrc is 'cleanest' i.e. closest to a text with no meta- nor timing information, please?
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Why don't VTT subtitles work in KM Player?

I'm using KM player to play some videos from my downloaded Udemy courses. These videos are coupled with VTT subtitles. Since the .mp4 and .vtt files have the same name, I'm supposed to see my videos ...
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Can ffmpeg burn subtitles and extract frames at the same time?

Using ffmpeg, I would like to save frames with subtitles without burning the intermediate step of burning subtitles. Is it possible? What I do now is: # first, burn the subtitles: ffmpeg -i nosub....
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Option to change subtitle font size is missing in VLC

The option to customize the font size in pixels is usually located in the advanced settings at (Show settings: All) Video > Subtitles/OSD > Text renderer, but the option is missing. The option ...
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Recovering maybe damaged subtitles from mkv to convert into mp4

I'm struggling with this specific example of encoding an mkv into h264. 0:0 is video; 0:1 is audio(eng) and 0:9 is eng subtitles that only occur whenever japanese is spoken. I want to encode video ...
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Subtitle reordering

A subtitle I downloaded had issues where the beginning of the line is on the bottom and the end of the line is on the top. Like this: will be your last day? ...
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Understanding FFMPEG Error Extracting Subtitles

I'm trying to extract some subtitles as an srt file because there are some lines I'd like to edit therein before remuxing the video. Unfortunately I'm running into an error that I really don't ...
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Adding subtitles via command line in ffmpeg

I'm trying to loop, via batch file, through all my folders and, where external subtitle files are present, merge them into existing files. Subtitles could be srt/sub/idx/etc., basically any format. ...
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How can I convert MP4 to HLS with rendering subtitle? [duplicate]

ffmpeg -i /path/to/video.mp4 -codec: copy -bsf:v h264_mp4toannexb \ -start_number 0 -hls_time 10 -hls_list_size 0 -f hls /path/to/outhls/index.m3u8 My ffmpeg: How can I convert MP4 to HLS with ...
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OCR live dvb_subitltes and append it to mpeg-ts

I'm reciving a live stream via upd (mpeg-ts) with video (h264/mpeg2video), audio (aac/mp2) an subtitles(dvb_subtitle).I'm using ccextractor for extracting and tesseract for OCR subtitles due the fact ...
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How can I display VTT or other subtitle formats used by youtube-dl in VLC?

For some reason, the subtitles don't work on VLC, is there something I need to be aware about, like converting them?
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Video file won't show where .srt subtitle file is?

Just downloaded a movie and when I went to watch it (foreign language) I turned on the subtitles. However, I noticed there was no .srt subtitle file or any other file back in the folder in which the ...
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hardcoding .srt subs with ffmpeg gives weird results

in short, I'm trying to hardcode .srt subs from an mkv file to mp4. But after the encode for some reason I think they get converted to .ass before being burned in and lose their formatting. Here's ...
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Batch Merge subtitles into MKV file using MKVToolNix

I am currently trying to merge external subtitle files (.ass files) into an mkv file, but am facing problems with looping. My latest attempt at this: set mkvmerge="C:\Program Files\MKVToolNix\...
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FFMPEG using forced_subs_only does not burn in forced subs

I am trying to encode A Quiet Place... I know for a fact there are forced subs, but when trying to encode it from 4K (native) to either 4K (x265) or 1080 (x264), the forced subs are not burned in on ...
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Does Youtube autocaption Hebrew? If not, why not? [closed]

I've uploaded videos in Hebrew onto Youtube, and can't get it to autocaption them. Neither can I find any autocaptioned videos in Hebrew on Youtube either. That's weird; Youtube autocaptions all sorts ...
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WEBVTT subtitle with m3u8 file

NEVER MIND CAN DELETE NEVER MIND CAN DELETE
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FFMPEG - Encoding video changes sounds and subtitles tracks names, and make them invisible for SmartTV / Chromecast

First of all, I'm not sure this is the right place for such question. Please let me know if I'm wrong. INTRODUCTION: I'm regularly recording movies on french channels, via a functionality of my NAS. ...
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Reencode mkv to mp4 with forced subs only

I've asked a similar question before but I couldn't get it to work and since it is an old post, I'm trying again. I want to convert to mp4 from mkv because many of my players have issues with mkv. ...
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External PGS subtitle track burned with FFMpeg is out of sync

I'm using MakeMKV to create a digital copy of my BluRay discs and have created a script to do some processing on the resulting MKV file: resample (and downscale if wanted) the video convert a single ...
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rip DVD and overlay only “single” subtitle track, using VLC

I'm using these tutorials to rip a DVD into a video file (with a subtitle track "burned" or permanently overlayed into the video). https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-rip-DVDs-for-free-with-VLC/ ...
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Copy multiple PGS subtitle tracks with FFmpeg

I'm using Debian 9. I have a file with several audio tracks and subtitles in PGS. I'd like to pass the video to h265 and keep all the audio tracks and subtitles as they are to an .mkv container, since ...
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MPV Youtube with Subtitles

How to play YouTube video with mpv with subtitles?
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How to color some text with .vtt and ffmpeg hardcode burn

I have a .vtt subtitle that i wish to burn into a video, but i would like to display some of it another color. For example : This is IMPORTANT ! I would like the word IMPORTANT to be in red. My ...
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How to include soft subtitles when encoding from DVD

I'm using MakeMKV to encode DVDs to .mkv files and from there I was using VLC Player to enclode to .mp4. However I found that .mp4 seemed not to be able to host 'soft' subtitles (i.e. available as an ...
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Play YouTube video in VLC with subtitles (if available)

I want to play youtube video such as Authoritarianism: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) in VLC Player. As this video has subtitles, can I play it in VLC along with the subtitles?
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How do I overwrite SRT subtitles in an M4V file without transcoding audio and video and remove the older subtitles

I recently encoded an M4V with the incorrect subtitles. The subtitles were from another video and don’t make sense in the context of the video they were muxed into. How can I replace the existing/...
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How to make subtitle text appear over the video?

1) I have an English movie and its .srt subtitle file (both downloaded from internet). 2) I have another movie (which I am part of) for which I have made the subtitles using "Subtitle Edit" software (...

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