[MPlayer-users] What is mpsub file format

Nan Null hovh03 at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 4 16:46:48 CET 2008

Thanks for the reply.  Please see below.

----- Original Message ----
> From: Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <dominik at rangers.eu.org>
> To: mplayer-users at mplayerhq.hu
> Sent: Tuesday, March 4, 2008 10:24:56 AM
> Subject: Re: [MPlayer-users] What is mpsub file format
> On Tuesday, 04 March 2008 at 15:35, Nan Null wrote:
> > 
> > I wrote a program to generate mpsub file format.  I don't even know for
> > sure it's called "mpsub".  I can't find a document anywhere saying what the
> > format is other than an example file at:
> > 
> > http://www.mplayerhq.hu/DOCS/tech/mpsub.sub
> > 
> > I need to see how it deals with UTF-8 and unicode.
> There's nothing to deal with. The only supported encoding is UTF-8, as far
> as I know.

Yes, kind of strange.  The file I tested I think it's encoded in UTF-8, but I'll have to check again.

> > I also want to know how to do lyric highlighting.
> I think this can only be done with some dynamic subs format like (A)SSA.
> > Right now, it just displays the lyric, then stops and display the next
> > verse.
> > 
> > I can open source this code. This thing works pretty well for generating
> > subtitle files.  It's also very simple to use.
> Generating from what? I can write a sub file using any text editor. What
> makes your code so special?
It's the timing.  I bet you that I can do a decent one for a song in 5 minutes, and it'll take you much longer by a text editor.
Is that special enough over a text editor?

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