[MPlayer-users] mencoder/vobsubout => garbage in subtitles fi le

Fabio Papa f.papa at mcmspa.it
Mon Jul 28 17:26:11 CEST 2003

On Monday 28 July 2003 16:04, Hans Meine wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> On Monday 28 July 2003 15:45, ROED,HAAVARD (HP-Norway,ex1) wrote:
> > Being slow as usual, or maybe even slower this time, I may be mistaken,
> > but we're talking about converting the bitmaps/IFO which are extracted
> > from the DVD with -vobsubout etc to *text* with some kind of OCR tool? If
> > not, then
> Right. AFAIK that's what the one did whose text subs you downloaded.
> > I ofcourse acknowledge the fact that OCR is a complicated image pattern
> > recognition challenge, and that most OCR systems are somewhat fragile.
> That's it.
> (I believe mplayer _can_ show the bitmap subs, but that's not my field of
> activity, I can't help here.. IIRC problems were posted concerning the used
> color, which IIRC is also in the .ISO or sth., but I might be wrong.)
MPlayer can indeed display bitmap subs, or better, vobsubout format. man 
mplayer, search for -vobsub option. You have to manually specify the 
vobsubout file, if it differs from the main movie file.

Fabio Papa
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