[MPlayer-users] overlaying text

Ilja Kamps ikarus at ikarus.ath.cx
Fri Apr 4 18:40:19 CEST 2008

On Fri, Apr 04, 2008 at 06:32:21PM +0200, Stefan Strobl wrote:
> Hi
> We have to overlay a predefined text field over the video image.
> We already managed to use a subtitle to display the text, but
> positioning of the text isn´t flexible enough (it has to be
> displayed in the upper right corner of the mplayer window and
> should not flicker!) and the color should be changed, too.
> Q: Is there a way to change color and position of the subtitle in a
> more flexible way?
best way is to switch subtitle rendering to ASS and use a ASS sub with
positioning info
> or
> Q: Can OSD be manipulated to do the job?

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