[MPlayer-users] MEncoder Vobsub Rendering

Thomas Christensen tc at unispeed.dk
Wed Apr 7 21:56:43 CEST 2004

On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 12:21:13PM -0400, D Richard Felker III wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 12:14:22PM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:
> > Thomas Christensen wrote:
> > 
> > >Hi mplayer-users
> > >
> > >I am encoding avi files with vobsub subtitles to SVCD, and I was
> > >wondering if it is possible to render the vobsub subtitle onto the
> > >SVCD?
> > 
> > Assuming you mean "burn the subtitles into the video", it should be just
> > as possible as doing the same with any other kind of subtitle MPlayer
> > can show on a file while playing it.
> > 
> > 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.

I would think so too, but when using -vobsub <basename> with mencoder it
say that vobsub is not an mencoder option, and when using -sub file.sub
it doesn't recognize the subtitle format.

Btw I am using:

MEncoder 1.0pre3try2-3.3.3 (C) 2000-2003 MPlayer Team

Thomas Christensen                         Registered Linux User #351414
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