[MEncoder-users] dark vobsub subtitles

Everett Carmody everettcarmody at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 09:38:19 CEST 2008

ok, wait, I should've checked first, but I went back to the screen
output from the rip and it said,

VobSub: Bad magic in IFO header

I imagine that's why it didn't work, but I have no idea what it means.

On 9/4/08, Everett Carmody <everettcarmody at gmail.com> wrote:
> ok, I finally got around to testing this and it didn't work.  I copied
> the video_ts.ifo file from the dvd and used -ifo with -vobsubout and
> the subs still came out dark.
> I have one solution, though, which is to rip the subs directly from
> the dvd as opposed to the stream dump.  I prefer the stream dump as
> keeping the dvd spun up for several hours seems inefficient, but I can
> live with that...  unless you or anyone else has any other ideas....
> On 8/24/08, RC <cooleyr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, 24 Aug 2008 01:52:23 -0700
>> "Everett Carmody" <everettcarmody at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> how can I use this to get proper vobsubs from a stream dump?
>> Copy the IFO file from the DVD.
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