[FFmpeg-user] subtitle for mp4

James Lee jameslee303 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 19:34:53 CEST 2015

Thanks for the quick response.
I'm encoding for iPhone compatibility, so I have to use mp4.
Is there any other subtitle format for mp4 on ffmpeg than mov_text?
Is that only choice?
Thanks again,

On 4/20/2015 1:18 PM, Steve Boyer wrote:
> 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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