[mythtv-users] Subtitle clarity
slackerlinux85 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 23:46:50 UTC 2012
On 06/07/2012 07:08 AM, Jim Stichnoth wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 1:59 PM, Alexander Fisher<alex at alexfisher.me.uk> wrote:
>> On 6 June 2012 20:49, Jim Stichnoth<stichnot at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 8:44 AM, Michael T. Dean<mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>>>> On 06/06/2012 11:32 AM, Alexander Fisher wrote:
>>>>> Does anybody else have issues with some subtitles (from dvd rips),
>>>>> being really difficult to read?
>>>>> I started watching 'Jean de Florette', with English titles turned on,
>>>>> but gave up until I figured out how to fix this issue.
>>>>> The titles are large enough and appear in the correct part of the
>>>>> screen, but they look really odd. They're grey, with a thin white
>>>>> edging. With no antialiasing, this looks awful.
>>>>> The same mkv file played with VLC is *much* more pleasing with solid
>>>>> white titles that are easier to follow.
>>>>> Before I open a ticket and attach a sample, I thought I'd check to see
>>>>> if it was a known issue.
>>>> DVD subtitles are image-based subtitles. It's likely a problem with either
>>>> bad mastering of the DVD or the scaling of the images and/or overlaying them
>>>> on the video that's making them bad.
>>>> In other words, since they're not text-based, it's not a font problem we can
>>>> It is possible that there is some kind of color palette/transparency issue
>>>> in the code, but you should definitely try playing back that DVD with
>>>> another DVD player to see if it's just as bad there.
>>> From the description, I would bet on a color palette issue, either
>>> from a MythTV problem or from an underlying ffmpeg problem. I haven't
>>> seen this issue before. Please do create a new ticket with a sample
>>> and I will investigate.
>> Hi Jim
>> Firstly, thanks for spending so much time looking into all the recent
>> subtitle issues I've been reporting.
>> It's very much appreciated. I've opened a ticket with a link to a 60
>> second sample.
> Thanks for your help in improving MythTV's subtitle experience. I'll
> take a look at the sample as soon as I get in front of a TV.
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this is a ffmpeg issue thats been fixed with the latest merge in 0.26. i
had the same issue with alot of my videos white border with grey fill
this commit to ffmpeg should be the one that needs to be backported(i
replaced dvdsubdec.c instead of backporting but im quite sure thats the
right commit that fixes it)
dvdsubdec: Support palette information for vobsub's stored as text in
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