[MPlayer-users] Re: problem with subtitles

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Thu Apr 10 09:06:26 CEST 2003

On Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 11:35:23AM +0530, Tathagata Banerjee wrote:
> > > my second problem is, i want to create a single avi that will contain
> > > audio,video and subtitles. how do i do it from rashomon.* ?
> > you almost did it. Try again without extracting the subtitles.
> > 
> > mencoder -dvd 1 -ovc lavc -oac copy -sid 0 -o new.avi
> sorry, no go. isn't working.
> well, to be meticulous, i changed "-ovc lavc" in your example to "-ovc
> copy", because i didn't want keep the dvd drive engaged that long. but
> that shouldn't be important. the resulting avi still had no subs.

Yeah, of course it doesn't. You can't burn the subs onto the picture
without reencoding. Of course Kalin's advise was rather bad, but since
AVI files can't embed text subs or vobsub data, it's the only way
without using a separate sub file or else using .ogm.


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