[mythtv-users] Re: OT: DVD and subtitles,
recombining .sub and .idx with avi
rbsteffes at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 23:46:38 UTC 2005
On 8/12/05, Ryan Steffes <rbsteffes at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry for asking this here, but I couldn't find the answer and I figured
> someone would know. I'm in the process of ripping most of my dvds to avi to
> watch with MythVideo. I'm not sure how to handle the ones with subtitles.
> I've extracted the subtitles from the vob with mencoder, giving me a .sub
> and .idx file. I want to overlay that back into the video to encode it.
> The only way I can think of is to play the video with mplayer with the
> subtitles on and use dumpstream. Is there an easier or more "proper" way to
> do it?
In answer to my own question, the solution is to just turn them on when
using mencoder with -sid #. If I was smarter, I'd have thought of that right
off the bat...
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