[MPlayer-users] Ugly Subtitles on TV with H+ and Mplayer

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sat Feb 1 00:03:14 CET 2003

On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 09:29:11PM +0100, Fam. de Rijck wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]

> Hi, 
> Is there anyone who has nice subtitles with these dxr3 drivers and
> Mplayer on a TV? 
> Don't know if it's the device driver or mplayer. 
> When played with mplayer on my monitor with out the DXR3 driver, the
> position and font look very nice, as does the picture. 
> When played on my TV the position is wrong, the font is very small and
> distorted. Choosing a 22 size font helps a bit but it's still annoying
> to have a bad looking subtitle on my screen. I tried the latest version
> and tried all font settings without success. I'm played XVID files with
> *.srt subtitles.
> Does anyone have some suggestions how to solve this?

Try -vop expand=0:0:0:0:1 to render subtitles in software rather than
using the dxr3's subpic device. Of course if you're playing mpeg1/2
files with passthru this will make things a lot slower since it will
require reencoding, but if you're just playing mpeg4 files it should
be fine.


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