[MEncoder-users] Re: Subtitle-woes

Hynek Schlawack hs+mencoder at ox.cx
Fri Mar 17 15:04:56 CET 2006

Fredrik Eriksson <feffese at yahoo.se> writes:

>> I've ripped a vob from a DVD using
>> `mplayer dvd://1 -dumpstream -dumpfile X.vob'
>> This vob contains subtitles (yes I'm sure, I can watch them using
>> -sid
>> nr') I really need, so I'd like to dump them. If I understand the docs
>> right, the option of choice for this task is `-dumpsub'. Unfortunately,
>> the result is not very satisfying:
>> Also, while `-sid nr' works fine, `-vobsubid nr' doesn't work at all.
>> Any hints what I'm doing wrong?
> Try:
> mencoder dvd://1 -sid 0 -vobsubout subtitle -ovc copy -oac copy -o
> /dev/null

Thanks a lot, that did the trick! Now I've got only to get it converted
to .srt and I'm happy. :)

Thanks again!

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