[FFmpeg-user] Forced Subtitles Only

Nicholas Robbins nickrobbins at yahoo.com
Fri Feb 20 16:47:40 CET 2015

> On Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:07 PM, "petesea at frontier.com" <petesea at frontier.com> wrote:

> > On Fri, 20 Feb 2015, Nicholas Robbins wrote:
>>  Try adding "-forced_subs_only 1" between "-probesize 
> 250M" and "-i"
> Thanks, that worked great... at least on my 15 sec test video.   I'll try 
> a full movie when I get a chance.
> I did look for some kind of "forced subs" option before asking the 
> list 
> and didn't find anything.  I guess that's an undocumented option?
> Is it undocumented simply because it hasn't been added to the docs yet? 
> Or is there some danger in using it?  unreliable?  experimental?  etc.

Let me know if it works. I only knew about it because I added it. I'm glad someone else is using it too.


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