[FFmpeg-user] Adding Subtitles Problem...

Mike Kavanagh mike.kavanagh at netpipe.biz
Tue Jun 18 16:48:03 CEST 2013


Okay it makes sense to do it this way.

My only concern is that the captions are not "hard coded" into the video
which would be more 'transportable'.

But given that not all players can view them anyway this seems like an
academic concern.


Mike Kavanagh - Tel: 01753 884650 / 07970 027252

-----Original Message-----
From: ffmpeg-user-bounces at ffmpeg.org [mailto:ffmpeg-user-bounces at ffmpeg.org]
On Behalf Of Moritz Barsnick
Sent: 18 June 2013 14:59
To: FFmpeg user discussions
Subject: Re: [FFmpeg-user] Adding Subtitles Problem...

> However I still cannot see the subtitles when I play it through wmp or 
> ffplay (not expecting this but just checked).
> I'm wondering if the subtitles have actually been successfully 
> inserted into the video and that I simply cannot see them with the players
I'm using?

Well, that's what Carl Eugen wrote:

> FFplay cannot show test-based subtitles, try MPlayer.
> Does wmp really support mov_text?
> I never tested.

> The ultimate viewing destination for this is a jwplayer embedded on a 
> web page. Are the subtitles likely to be displayed on that player - 
> does anyone know?

Google knows. You've heard of Google? ;-)

(The three supported formats are not embedded in the video container,

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