[MPlayer-users] mencoder questions
Oleynik.Phil at mail.ioffe.ru
Mon Apr 4 15:48:23 CEST 2005
Rainer Hantsch wrote:
>On Mon, 4 Apr 2005, Oleynik Phil wrote:
>| Rainer Hantsch wrote:
>Sorry to say, but this options seem to be only valid for mplayer, not for
>mencoder. When I use -quite, it immediately aborts with "-quiet illegal
>option". (I would not have asken when -quiet would work.) ;-)
>Again a reason for splitting the docs into TWO docs. One for mplayer and one
>for mencoder, each one only showing what is valid in the related program.
If nothing helps - edit source, just comment out all "printf"'s that go
to screen. It will take not more than 30 min.
>| >2. Stamping while recording
>| > I am sure this is a very unusual wish because everybody is happy to see
>| > nothing of such stuff inside the recordings, but I have a special case
>| > where a static text/image should be overlayed either periodically or
>| > permanent over the whole image.
>| > I think about either drawing some kind of image in frame size with either
>| > a transparent background or with one color to be handled as "transparent"
>| > like in a "bluebox",
>| > or using only some text which will be inserted like a subtitle.
>| I recommend to use subtitles and hardsub it into the movie, maybe not
>| right from TV.
>Can you tell me how to do that? I never played around with subtitles. Let's
>start with the following situation: I have a ready made (recorded) DivX4 file
>on my harddisk, plus mplayer/mencoder.
Just make subtitles as you wish, e.g. SRT format. Example:
00:07:49,781 --> 00:07:51,305
You made me wait in the sun
for fifteen minutes !
First is the number, they start from 1, then time start, time end. Then
title and then empty line.
Then add -sub <yourfile> to command line. Make sure you have
~/.mplayer/subfont.ttf link pointed to your
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