[MPlayer-users] Greek subtitles

yourself sl4rtyb4rtf4st_2 at yahoo.gr
Wed Nov 3 22:57:39 CET 2004

Konstantinos Georgokitsos wrote:
> Dear list,
> I am trying to get my Greek subtitles (.srt file) to work. Initially the 
> coding was iso-8859-7 (or cp1253). That showed only strange characters. I 
> then iconv-ed the file to utf-8 and with option -utf8 I now see blank 
> underlines. I have the feeling that the standard font used in both cases by 
> mplayer is at fault. 

Yes, I believe it doesn't have greek characters

> I did not find in the options a way to set the font. Can somebody suggest 
> anything?

try the:

in your .mplayer/config file.

I use the tahoma font and it's sweet.

> BTW, in the end I want to use mencoder to include the subtitles in the video 
> itself. Any hints there?

bad idea...

to Konstantinos alone: na sai kala file!


More information about the MPlayer-users mailing list