[MPlayer-users] subtitle missing
towncat.towncat at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 19:34:53 CET 2009
On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 6:40 PM, Mike Castle
<dalgoda+mplayer at gmail.com<dalgoda%2Bmplayer at gmail.com>
> On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 8:57 AM, Towncat <towncat.towncat at gmail.com>
> > but the -dumpsrtsubs problem still remains.
> I don't think this will work with DVDs. SRT files are a text format;
> DVD subtitles are bitmapped images.
> There are a number of solutions that will extract the images, run them
> through OCR software, and then you manually proofread them for
> accuracy. I have no idea how well they work for non-English though (I
> imagine they use spell correction to help in the OCR phase).
> Some of those solutions may use MPlayer as just one phase of the
> process, but I don't think the whole pipeline is built into MPlayer.
> What is your ultimate goal? Folks might be able to offer alternate
> solutions if they know what you're trying to accomplish.
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My aim is just to make a rip of a dvd movie into a h264 encoded file, and to
attach a subtitle file so that I can later play it with or without subtitles
(my other aim is to somehow save all audio tracks so that I can also choose
between languages, but I think that is a topic for another thread).
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