[MPlayer-users] Problem with QT video from pbs.org

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Tue Sep 1 17:04:14 CEST 2009

On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 10:25:29AM -0400, Giacomo Comes wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 03:52:14PM +0200, Reimar Döffinger wrote:
> > Btw. it points to
> > http://a768.g.akamai.net/5/768/142/3f9e9589/1a1a1afb6ae049ae214fc034aad839a91985ea187bea5786f362d841a61948bf2688f01f87fb6fdf0e7ceb61c22186fb/nova_eu_3012c01_mp4_300.mov
> > 
> > which plays just fine in MPlayer (though not with -demuxer lavf?).
> > Sorry, no subtitles though, no idea if/how it would be possible to munge
> > them in from that very first referenced file.
> A couple of years ago, I created a small script able to extract the subtitles
> from that nova program.
> You can find it in the tarball of encode2mpeg (encode2mpeg.sourceforge.net)
> in the TOOLS subdirectory (qtsub2srt and README.qtsub2srt)
> It uses mplayer to parse the mov file containing the subtitles and it works
> with 1.0rc2. No idea if it still works with the current snapshot.
> It converts the subtitles to ISO8859-1, change the iconv option at the end 
> of the script if you want a different encoding (utf8).

Overkill. With latest SVN -subfile
works just fine.

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