[MPlayer-users] Extracting Subtitles from a Vob file

Giacomo Comes comes at naic.edu
Mon May 16 23:19:30 CEST 2005

On Mon, May 16, 2005 at 04:44:46PM -0400, Rashkae wrote:
> I'm trying to extract subtitles from a vob file.  
> I can get this command to work:
> mencoder appleseed.vob -nosound -ovc copy -o /dev/null -vobsubout appleseed -sid 0 -vobsuboutindex 0 -vobsuboutid en
> which creates the appleseed.sub and appleseed.idx files, as expected.
> The sub file is 4MB large, also expected.
> But if I try to play this movie, using these subtitles, with the command:
> mplayer -vo xv  -vobsub appleseed -vobsubid 0 appleseed.vob
> I get the following error:
> Playing appleseed.vob.
> VobSub: Can't open IFO file
> No matching VOBSUB language found!
> MPEG-PS file format detected.
> VIDEO:  MPEG2  720x480  (aspect 3)  29.970 fps  3500.0 kbps (437.5 kbyte/s)
> SUB: Detected subtitle file format: rt
> SUB: Read 0 subtitles.
> Cannot load subtitles: ./appleseed.sub

The command seems correct. May be the VobSub file generated is bad?
How appleseed.idx looks? (Post the beginning of the file up to the 
first 10 lines containing timestamp:)


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