[mythtv-users] Internal video player - avi/mkv files + external srt subtitles
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Sun Feb 28 14:43:52 UTC 2010
David Kubicek wrote:
> On 02/28/2010 02:56 AM, George Nassas wrote:
>> On 2010-02-27, at 8:46 PM, David Kubicek wrote:
>>> I just found that I don't see my plain-text subtitles when trying to
>>> switch from MPlayer to the internal MythTV player.
>>> I'm using current SVN trunk, BTW. TIA for any info!
>> You have to switch them on by pressing T after the video starts.
>> Alternatively you could enable the option to always show closed
>> captioning but then you'd get that for all your TV shows.
>> Subtitles come up in the same font as CC and some people have been
>> finding the text pretty small. The dimensions are hardcoded so you may
>> have to apply a change as described here:
>> Oh, if you have any subs muxed into a mkv then myth won't see them.
> I see, I was using ";" just like in TV recordings. I'll have to change
> the key binding to fix it.
> You're right, the text is ridiculous! I have 1080i mkv videos and the
> text is *TINY*, barely readable from up close. This should be
> proportional to the picture height. The font has no outline either, it's
> completely invisible on white background. All accented Czech characters
> appear as "<?>" and I expect there's no settings for sub code page. :)
And the position doesn't account for overscan - just mention that in
case some nice person finds time to look into these issues. :-)
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