[MPlayer-users] Subtitles problem
petter.sundlof at findus.dhs.org
Wed Jan 2 23:06:01 CET 2002
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> > > looks like VobSub
> > Yep, like I wrote: 'The .idx file contains this at the top: "# VobSub
> > index file, v4"'
> > > > Does MPlayer support this type of subtitle?
> > > not (yet)
> > >
> > > it is not text-type sub. it is mpeg (subpic) stream.
> > Meaning that it shouldn't work? To my knowledge, many people have been
> > able to see it? I'm not sure I understand, but should it _absolutely_
> > not be possible to make it work, or is it only that MPlayer needs to
> > support it first?
> Afaik it's not widespread, and only very few programs support it even under
> windows, and no one under linux. MPlayer (and every player) needs special
> code to handle it, somebody of mplayer crew already working on that, but not
> yet finished. Please be patient. It's big work.
Sounds great, I guess I'll have to wait with the french films! :)
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