[MPlayer-users] subtitles

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sun Sep 14 14:24:12 CEST 2003

On Sun, Sep 14, 2003 at 07:45:12PM +1200, Anton wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hi,
> I have been trying to fiddle with the subtitles of Madadayo (Kurosawa), 
> which I have on HD in .vobs. I get the subtitles but none of the other 
> options seem to work very well (-ffactor 0 makes them mostly white, and 
> completely illegible... but nothing else has any effect AT ALL). I have 
> played with everything I can think of. I can't seem to make them any 
> bigger and in fact, I can't seem to get subtitles to work with avis any 
> more.
> I get :

DVD subtitles are BITMAPS, so font file is irrelevant. You can't
change how they look except for some options that let you blur away
the ugliness. On the other hand, non-DVD/vob subs are text, so you
need to have a font installed.


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