[MPlayer-users] mplayer can't determine subtitle format useing the switch sub

Heine Laursen maillist at gozar.dynu.com
Tue Dec 21 16:34:59 CET 2004

Ulrich Schweitzer wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 December 2004 00:42, Heine Laursen wrote:
>>Why can't mplayer display the subtitles useing -sub?
> -sub only works with text-based subtitles.

Oh. I dod'ent know that.

>>but I want to run the subtitles through mplayer useing dumpmpsub and
>>dumpmpsub requieres the sub switch to read subtitles!
> You can't.
>>The hole idea is that I want the subtitles split up in 2 parts, so they
>>match to a avi file who are split in 2.
> Put all vobsub files on both cds and insert
> delay: -hh:mm:ss:ms
> before the first timestamp-line in the .idx file of the second cd. 
> hh:mm:ss:ms of course being the length of the avi on the first cd.

I just spend the last 3 hours converting the subtitle to srt format, and 
all i had to do was instert a delay in the idx file.

It works perfectley.

Heine Laursen

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