[mythtv-users] .srt subtitles with .22 internal player?
fatgerman at ntlworld.com
Sun Nov 22 16:39:38 UTC 2009
On Sunday 22 Nov 2009 16:11:02 Duncan Brown wrote:
> On 22/11/2009 15:53, Carl-Magnus Björkell wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > As far as I've understood from the wiki and various posts on the web and
> > this mailing list, it should be possible to get mythvideo (at least in
> > .22) to show .srt subtitles for given videos? Mind you that at least I
> > haven't been able to find any definitive answer to this question.
> > My problem is, as you may have guessed, that I'm not able to show any
> > subtitles in mythvideo. What I've tried so far:
> > * The .srt is the same name as the video. (only different filename
> > extension)
> > * The "automatically show captions" checkbox has been checked in the
> > setup screens
> > * I've tried pressing 'T' like crazy when the video has started playing,
> > but all I get is "No captions"
> > * 'mythfrontend -v playback | grep -i srt' gives me nothing
> > So, should this even be possible with 0.22-fixes? And if so, could
> > anyone give me a hint as to what I'm doing wrong?
> > As a side question, is the internal player able to handle embedded
> > subtitles yet? Such as embedded in .mkv's and the like?
> > I would really want to get rid of mplayer as and external player and
> > just use the internal player, but not being able to se subtitles for
> > archived material really is a stopper for me :/
> > -Calle
> > (P.S I'm sending this again, as apparently thunderbird was a bit to
> > bright for _my_ own good and used some of the mail headers from another
> > thread, causing the mail to be put in another thread. Sorry for this. D.S)
> No help here, just a 'me too'. Seeing the same behaviour with .idx and
> .sub files too
If you're desperate, there is a workaround - AviDemux can re-encode the video with the subtitles embedded in the picture. I use this a lot.
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