[FFmpeg-user] subtitle for mp4

Steve Boyer steveboyer85 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 19:18:54 CEST 2015

On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 12:09 PM, James Lee <jameslee303 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Does ffmpeg can only embed mov_text subtitle format for mp4?
> Srt or ass doesn't work.

The MP4 container is limited as to subtitle support. See
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_container_formats. SRT or ASS
isn't supported in the MP4 container. If you want to you use the ASS or
SRT, try the MKV container, which supports dang-near everything.

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