[MPlayer-users] subtitle problems

MJH mjhlists-mplayer at liminalflux.net
Thu Mar 17 15:48:47 CET 2005

On Thursday 17 March 2005 3:58 am, Martin Ankerl wrote:

> > In the mean time, is there a way to get the subtitles back into the
> > ripped video? (I hunted through the docs but couldn't find anything). Or
> > do you have to keep video, sub and inx files around?
> You could create a .mkv (matroska file format) file that contains the
> video and the subtitles. I am not shure if mkv supports sub and idx,
> maybe you have to convert it into something else.

I'd be fine with mpeg/avi with the subtitles permanently displayed, they 
don't have to be selectable.

> I always convert my videos to mkv, as it takes less space than avi and
> allows multiple subtitles and audiostreams.
> See http://www.matroska.org/

Looks interesting. I'll give it a shot.

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