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Questions tagged [subtitles]

Use this tag when referring to subtitles on videos/movies etc...

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MPV Youtube with Subtitles

I have been trying to play YouTube video with mpv as follows: mpv --ytdl-format=best \ --ytdl-raw-options=write-auto-sub=,embed-subs= \ "${Url}" But, it doesn't work. Any suggestions? I tried: $ ...
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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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Appending file srt of a tv series in Potplayer

I have a TV series as a 6-hour long file appended one video after the other in a single file. However, I have a bunch of .srt files in the TV series. How do use the subtitles in the TV series. All the ...
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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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Embedding text subtitles in mp4 for desktop use and for web?

Ever since I figured I can play .MP4 videos in my Firefox in Ubuntu 18.04 (e.g. my Firefox 43 still can't do it, my Firefox 60 can), I've been very happy with the concept, especially if I have to ...
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VLC enable matroska subtitles by default

I have some movies in matroska format. They have english subtitles in. The problem is I have to manually select those by either clicking V or selecting them from the context menu. Now I've seen those ...
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For VLC, is there a way to set up or put info in videos so that certain videos will start with subs on but others will start with subs off?

I'm trying to set up videos beforehand so that whenever I play one, some videos will start with subtitles, and other videos will start with subtitles off even though they have subtitle tracks ...
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How do I force automatic subtitles on a youtube video to play on youtube.com? [closed]

How do I force automatic subtitles on a youtube video to play on youtube.com? Not embedded. Can you give me a full line of URL to show me what code I need to add. My youtube video is in English, my ...
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How do I simply edit the subtitles of a MKV file while preserving the video, audio, and attachment streams?

So when I look at the original video: ffprobe -v error -show_entries stream=index,codec_name,codec_type example.mkv I see something like this: [STREAM] index=0 codec_name=h264 codec_type=video [/...
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How to change offset of EIA-608 subtitles in an MP4?

I have an MP4 file containing H.264 Video, AAC Audio, and EIA-608 Closed Captions: Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from 'file.mp4': Metadata: major_brand : isom minor_version : 512 ...
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Add subtitle font in Kodi

I don't like the available subtitle fonts in Kodi and want to add my own .ttf file. How do you do that? I use both OSMC and LibreELEC.
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Extract closed captions (CC) From .mkv file interlaced in video stream

Video output: ffmpeg -i output.mkv Input #0, matroska,webm, from 'output.mkv': Metadata: encoder : libebml v1.3.6 + libmatroska v1.4.9 creation_time : 2018-08-31T06:43:...
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Subtitle Segment Glitch Until Fullscreen Toggled on/off

I am having some issues with with subtitles in VLC. Certain subtitle line(s) showing poorly until fullscreen is toggled on/off(but that fixes only the line that wasn't showing properly). If I turn ...
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How can I cut an mts (contains 2 audio and 3 subtitle channels) keep all audio and subtitle channels using ffmeg?

I am trying to use ffmpeg to cut an MTS. However, I am able to keep only one (default) audio and subtitle channel by using the command below. ffmpeg -i in.mts -vcodec copy -scodec copy -ss 00:00:00 -...
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how to get vlc to open movie folder for subtitles

Whevever I would go to the subtitles menu item to add subtitles, it would open in the same folder where my video came from. Now it is not doing that. Either opening c: drive, or the folder for the ...
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Stream a video from FFmpeg to Wowza with subtitles

I need to stream a video with subtitles from FFmpeg to a Wowza server. What stream protocol and video format can I use? I was using the FLV video format on a RTMP stream but I think it does not ...
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Why does FFmpeg add a second subtitle to my files, even though I explicitly only added one?

I have a bunch of MP4 files and subtitle files in a folder, each following the pattern of episode[num].mp4 and episode[num].ass. I wrote a small shell script to automate combining those into MKV ...
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VLC Media Player opening subtitle from the same folder as movie

Until the last upgrade of VLC, when I tried to open a subtitle for a movie, after choosing the "open subtitle" in the menu, a window opened showing the same folder where the movie file was located. (I ...
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Identify video files with subtitle streams with ffmpeg

I have hundreds of video files of different types, mostly mkv. I need to batch process them to somehow sort those with subtitle streams from those without. I am using modern Mac OS and FFMPEG 4.
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Is it possible to extract all subtitles tracks using one command?

Is it possible to extract all subtitles tracks (at the same time) using one command? We can use ffmpeg -i <video file> -map 0:s:<index> subs.srt but if we have video container file with ...
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Add soft subtitles with formatting and position

I’ve been using ffmpeg to do everything so far with a video, stringing animation frames together, adding audio, overlaying images, and adding subtitles. So I expect that the answer to my question ...
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Do I need x264 in FFmpeg to extract subtitles

I'm planning to compile my own FFmpeg build and I want to disable unnecessary libraries (e.g., with GPL license) I need to use FFmpeg only for extracting subtitles https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/...
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How to enable wrapping for Japanese subtitles?

Japanese text typically doesn't have any spaces. Because of that video players seem to think that every phrase consists of a single word and they refuse to wrap them, even when they don't fit the ...
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How to define right-to-left subtitles in SSA/ASS format

I am editing an SSA/ASS file with the following options: [V4+ Styles] Format: Name, Fontname, Fontsize, PrimaryColour, Bold, Italic, Underline, StrikeOut, ScaleX, ScaleY, Spacing, Angle, ...
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VLsub plugin for VLC doesn't work

Recently I'm having issues with VLsub plugin with VLC media player. I remember that a few months back VLsub will work just fine with VLC. Recently I upgraded my VLC to version 3 (Miracast features is ...
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Ascending numbers every x lines and batch modifying timestamps for .srt file

I've been struggling with converting a file in the following format 0:01:00.340 --> 0:01:01.380 ***subtitle text*** 0:01:01.380 --> 0:01:02.390 ***subtitle text*** into standard .srt format, ...
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ffmpeg encoding to convert video to PNGs, with subtitles

Suppose I have a video format like this: Metadata: CREATION_TIME : 2017-08-04T21:29:42Z ENCODER : Lavf57.7.2 Duration: 00:24:45.83, start: 0.000000, bitrate: 1130 kb/s Chapter ...
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Would extracting hard-coded subtitles like this work?

I have an mp4 with hardcoded subtitles and I want to make an SRT file. I tried using the video OCR software AviSub. It got the timings right but the words itself were very innacurate, so I got an SRT ...
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VLC add subtitle file hotkey

I am using vlc 2.2.8 version need to add hotkey. And almost always I add subtitle file, so that is why I look for hotkey for 'Add Subtitle File...' Can anyone help me, please?
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VLC - Subtitle Background ( Padding )

I would like to increase width of 'Subtitle Background,' because I have eye issues and I struggle to read subtitles. You can see in the following image what I want to do:
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How to search for strings that include newlines in Notepad++

I'm going through subtitle files so there are stuff like 442 00:24:18,017 --> 00:24:20,551 Now you're just looking for a scapegoat. and I'm wondering how I can search for "just looking for a"...
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Editing image-based subtitles

DVD and Blu-ray discs use image-based subtitles — I've ripped my entire collection and text can't be edited in any way. Both VLC and MPC-HC have no control over subtitle appearance in these rips. ...
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Can VLC be set to enable subtitles by default?

I am looking for a way to set VLC so that by default it will enable a specific subtitle track (some people prefer to have these on by default just for ease of watching if there are multiple things ...
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Play youtube auto-generated subtitles offline to show word-by-word exactly like youtube player

How to play youtube auto-generated word-by-word subtitles offline so that they're shown word-by-word, not sentence-by-sentence? I'm able to download auto-generated subtitles using youtube-dl: youtube-...
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FFMPEG Converted SRT file from VTT has time overlapping issue

I am using FFMPEG to convert VTT file to SRT. But the output file has overlapping issue. I need help to fix this overlapping issue WEBVTT Kind: captions Language: en Style: ::cue(c.colorCCCCCC) { ...
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Having wrong format of subtitle file

I have problem with subtitle file. The format is 00:00:15:00 -> 00:00:20:00 instead of 00:00:15.00 -> 00:00:20.00 How to resolve it fast way?
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How to concatenate MKVs with different tracks

I have an mkv film and a separate mkv with an introduction by the director. I'm trying to use mkvmerge to concatenate them. However, the film has subtitles and the intro has no subtitles, and this ...
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Blu-Ray backup -> MP4 with optional subtitles?

I have a number of BluRay discs which I have backed up to my Windows 10 Pro 64 computer using MakeMKV, resulting in folders with BDMV, CERTIFICATE, and MAKEMKV subfolders. I want to re-encode and ...
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How to get VLC to display both subtitles embedded in mkv video?

I have a mkv video which embeds English and German subtitles. I watch the mkv video on VLC player. At any one time, I can only select one of the subtitles. I would like to learn German. Watching video ...
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MKVMerge add .srt subtitle in batch

I'm looking for some command / script to scan my designated folder, merge the srt files (same name as video) with avi/mp4/mkv files to get mkv files, and then delete the original files (video AND ...
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How do you combine two subtitle files with ffmpeg?

I unfortunately split an episode of a TV series into two parts while ripping it from DVD. I tried to put it back together, but when I tried to get the subtitles out of it, I found out that ffmpeg took ...
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ffmpeg absolute path error

I've created a program that run automatically ffmpeg code line and it works with all function except one: if I try to draw overlay some subtitles there's a problem with the absolute path, if i use the ...
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Fast synchronisation of films and subtitles in VLC 2.2.51

VLC 2.2.5.1 on macOS Sierra 10.12.5 I have reviewed various questions and answers on this topic, but I'm unable to make my subtitles work. The situation is the following: I have a DVD of a ...
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Convert mkv with softsubs to mp4 with hardsubs

I have difficulty playing mkvs as they don't stream to my bluray nor play on Windows Media Center (homemade dvr). I can convert to mp4 and change eac3 to aac so everything I have can play the file but ...
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2017 How do I download auto generated youtube subtitles using a url? [duplicate]

It is possible to download a video's manually inserted subtitles using this URL http://video.google.com/timedtext?lang=en&v=SOME_ID but it does not work for auto generated subtitles. Is there a ...
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Convert text-based subtitles to individual bitmaps with ffmpeg

We have a text-based subtitle stream, and we need to convert each distinct subtitle in that subtitle stream to an individual .bmp file, with 24 Bits per pixel. How can we do that with ffmpeg?
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Hardcoded subtitles in .m4v file don't show up in YouTube

I hardcoded subtitles into an .m4v video file. When I upload that .m4v file to YouTube however, the subtitles don't appear. I thought since I hardcoded the subtitles into the file, they should appear. ...