[MPlayer-users] MEncoder Vobsub Rendering

The Wanderer inverseparadox at comcast.net
Wed Apr 7 20:48:27 CEST 2004

D Richard Felker III wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 12:14:22PM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:

(burning subtitles into a video file)
>> Speaking of which, *is* this possible? Long-past mailing list
>> discussion seems to indicate it, and there is a vague hint in the
>> man page that it is, but nothing I have seen explains *how* to do
>> it. My best guess is to simply specify the subtitle file when
>> encoding, but I've never heard either a confirmation that this
>> works or a report that it doesn't (and I don't have a
>> video/subtitle-file pair to test for myself right now).
>> It if *is* possible, perhaps a description (however minimal) of how
>>  should be added to the documentation. If it isn't, then that
>> should definitely be mentioned somewhere, given how many times this
>> sort of question has been asked (and how little attention it's
>> gotten from anyone other than me).
> It's definitely possible. Just specify the subtitle file to use.

Then, as I indicated, this should perhaps be explicitly stated in the
documentation somewhere - if only to head off the intermittent "can you
use MEncoder to encode subtitles into the video?" questions we get here.

       The Wanderer

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