[mythtv-users] Ripping DVD w/subtitles, Can I toggle them with the Internal Player?
nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 01:25:57 UTC 2010
On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 1:40 PM, Ajay Sharma <ajayrockrock at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 2:45 PM, Travis Tabbal <travis at tabbal.net> wrote:
>> You could try MakeMKV then using Handbrake on the resulting file to shrink
>> it. I have no idea how well that might or might not work. But I can see the
>> subtitle tracks in my MakeMKV files way. I don't remember if I've tried to
>> display them in Myth or not. I'll try to test that.
>> The short answer is probably no, there is no simple method to rip,
>> compress, and merge the subtitles in. Most of the MKV files I get with this
>> method end up in the 5G range. Is that really too big? 1TB drives are cheap
>> these days, just add RAID. :)
> Bah, you're probably right. I should just grab a pristine copy of the DVD
> with makemkv. If I'm spending the time to rip DVD's I might as well get the
> best copy possible and then worry about disk space later.
IMHO you can get *for all practical purposes* as good a copy using
h.264 and a decent bitrate.
> Can you please test the subtitle support in myth's internal player?
I must try this myself and let you know how it goes.
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