[MPlayer-users] embedded subtitles in OGM files (again, with a twist...)

Oleynik Phil Oleynik.Phil at mail.ioffe.ru
Tue Apr 5 11:16:44 CEST 2005

mitch mon wrote:

> Hello all,
> I've just compiled mplayer 1.0pre6a from source, everything is ok, 
> looks good, mostly stable, using gcc 3.4.1 from Mandrake 10.1. However 
> I'm having problems with a set of OGM files I've made as backups for 
> my DVDs. I usually mux them as follow: video (XVID), French (Vorbis), 
> original version (Vorbis), french subtitles (SRT) using virtualdubmod 
> 2424. These play OK using MediaPlayerClassic + ffdshow in Windows, 
> however Mplayer recognizes the 2 audio streams as soundtrack 1, and 
> dubs subtitles as soundtrack 2 - which of course can't be decoded. I 
> was having the same problem with the 1.0pre5 version packaged with 
> Mandrake 10.1, thus my building from source.
> I compiled with --enable-gui --enable-menu
> It might stem from the facts that my streams don't have tags, but how 
> can MPC parse them correctly and Mplayer can't? More importantly, what 
> can I do to work around this problem without demuxing my files?  


Can you post a result of
$mplayer -frames 0 -v yourfile.ogm
Stream's tags seems to be irrelevant to your problem.


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