[MPlayer-users] VobSub subtitles

Ulion ulion2002 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 16:31:31 CEST 2008

2008/4/15, Nick Koretsky <nikita at public.ua.net>:
> Hi!
>  Is there really no way to override vobsub colors from comandline? With all
>  the vobsub-in-mkv with weird or no palette lying around this is an
>  extremely needed feature...

currently, there is no way to override the vobsub colors of a
vobsub-in-mkv file with mplayer. if it get displayed not correctly,
you have to dump the vobsub file (.sub, .idx) and manually modify the
custom color line of .idx file to fix it. before do this, remember to
try out the newest svn mplayer, maybe it's some bug of old version of

>  Having a sane default (like white with black outline) for no
>  palette is a good idea too, i think mplayer is an only media player
>  that shows black-with-black in that case. Actually, considering the fact
>  that mplayer cant show colored vobsubs anyway, why bother reading palette
>  at all? Why just not stick to white-with-black as default with ability to
>  change it from comandline?

can you send a patch for it to the mplayer dev list?

>  and, btw, is there a way to get rid of semi-transparency with -vo vx?


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