[MEncoder-users] Re: Subtitle-woes

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Fri Mar 17 19:07:45 CET 2006

On Friday, 17 March 2006 at 15:04, Hynek Schlawack wrote:
> 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. :)

It's not something that you can do using mencoder/mplayer. I'd try SubRip
with wine.


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