[MPlayer-users] Re: Dumping CC subtitles

ephemeron at softhome.net ephemeron at softhome.net
Sat May 31 05:24:20 CEST 2003

On Fri, 30 May 2003 19:18:51 -0500,
Jonathan Rogers wrote:
> ephemeron at softhome.net wrote:
> > I have a DVD with CC subtitles that I can show with "mplayer
> > -subcc".  Since the CC subs aren't bitmaps, they're much clearer
> > (at least with FreeType on ;-) than the usual .vob subtitles.  Is
> > there a way to divert these subtitles to a file, similar to what
> > -vobsubout does?
> Excellent question. This would be great for transcoding as
> well, since one could get text subtitles without OCRing the DVD
> subtitles.

You could always get one off the Internet ;-).

> I didn't even realize there was this option or that the CC's
> existed until you mentioned it. It seems one difference is that
> the CC's have more audio cues and mention specifically who's
> talking than ordinary subtitles.

Yes, an option to extract them (via either mplayer or mencoder)
would be a nice feature, inasmuch as mplayer proper can already
display it.  Or is already implemented and all I have to do is
more RTFM?

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