[MPlayer-users] Cannot show chinese .srt subtitle in Mac OS X?

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at stud.uni-karlsruhe.de
Sat Feb 5 15:54:47 CET 2005

On Sat, Feb 05, 2005 at 08:10:59PM +0800, Adam Si wrote:
> I've compiled mplayer1.0pre6 on Mac OS X 10.3.7. When playing movies 
> with chinese subtitles (GBK , .srt or .ssa file), mplayer cannot 
> display chinese characters. I've already set a chinese ttf font 
> (simhei.ttf) as the main subtitle font. There's no problem with English 
> subtitles. How can I resolve this ? Will a subfont-c-convert work?

Have you tried the -subcp option? What charset are the subtitles in?
Does the font support unicode? Note that MPlayer supports only 16bit
unicode AFAIK, no idea if and which chinese characters are supported by that.

Reimar Döffinger

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