[MPlayer-users] subtitle problems
comes at naic.edu
Fri Mar 11 16:09:11 CET 2005
On Fri, Mar 11, 2005 at 09:45:12AM -0500, MJH wrote:
> On Friday 11 March 2005 7:39 am, Giacomo Comes wrote:
> > > Having investigated further, this is what I'm seeing. No subtitles, but
> > > if I skip forward at any point, they appear thereafter.
> > I have seen this behaviour but I don't remember since what version.
> > And it doesn't happen all the time.
> It was fine up until about a month or so ago. I've no clue what version that
> was though.
> > > > if this particular disc is encountering the same problems I've seen on
> > > > a few of mine (which I believe is unrelated to the earlier problem),
> > > > then this *might* be a workaround:
> > > > (adjust as needed for the particular disc)
> > > >
> > > > mencoder -slang en -vobsubout temp -nosound -ovc copy -o /dev/null
> > > > dvd://1
> > > >
> > > > that will put the subs into a seperate file. then, try playing the
> > > > same movie as you normally would but include "-vobsub temp" in the
> > > > mplayer command line along with your regular parameters. (probably
> > > > remove any "-sid" or "-slang" options though; mplayer should default
> > > > to using the explicitly given external subs file on its own)
> > >
> > > That doesn't work either. mencoder produces the subtitle files, but
> > > mplayer doesn't display anything. What's more, skipping forward doesn't
> > > display the subtitles either when reading from the file.
> > You need to specify -sid <n> too.
> In mplayer or mencoder, or both?
> It doesn't seem to make any difference when doing a straight play or encode.
> I'll try it with the subtitle file this evening.
With mencoder: -vobsubout temp -sid n (will put subtitle n in the Vobsub)
With mplayer: -vobsub temp -sid n
You can put more that one subtitle in the Vobsub and if the Vobsub file has
the appropriate name, you do not need to add -vobsub to mplayer.
Read the appropriate documentation.
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