[MPlayer-users] Does mplayer support Type1 fonts in mkv?

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Mon Apr 25 13:27:54 CEST 2011

On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 04:18:56PM +0400, Vladimir Mosgalin wrote:
> Hi To MPlayer-users mailing list!
>  On 2011.04.15 at 06:18:20 +0400, Vladimir Mosgalin wrote next:
> > I'm curious if mplayer supports type1 fonts embedded in .mkv and used in
> > ssa/ass subtitles.
> > 
> > Because I have .mkv file which contains type1 font attached -
> > le______.PFB & le______.pfm, and mplayer prints
> > 
> > [ass] Error opening memory font: le______.pfm
> > 
> > at start of playback. I wonder if something is broken with this mkv file
> > or that mplayer doesn't support embedded type1 fonts. Is it supposed to
> > work or not?
> Uhh, does really no one knows at all if mplayer supports embedded fonts
> or not? I could upload an example, but I have no idea if it's broken or
> not and if this is meant to work at all!

MPlayer uses exclusively freetype and fontconfig.
If they support it, MPlayer supports it, if they don't it doesn't.

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