[MPlayer-dev-eng] NOVIRUS Bug 188 - [Patch] add vob subtitle to mencoder.

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at rangers.eu.org
Tue Jan 11 22:40:30 CET 2005

On Tuesday, 11 January 2005 at 20:32, Giacomo Comes wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 02, 2005 at 03:11:37AM -0800, ha shao wrote:
> > Vobsub is quite popular but mencoder don't support it.
> > This patch add the -vobsub -vobsubid to mencode.
> > 
> > The codes were mostly copy & paste from mplayer's
> > vobsub sessions (FIXME: tags included). I don't really
> > know what I was doing but it simply works for me.
> Has anybody checked this patch?
> I think his functionality should be added to mencoder.
> I have a user of encode2mpeg that was wondering why subtitles
> were not rendered in his SVCD some time.
> The answer is that when encode2mpeg uses MPlayer to create the yuv4mpeg
> stream to be processed by mpeg2enc, MPlayer open and render the subtitles
> automatically (except if you give -noautosub).
> When encode2mpeg uses MEncoder to create the output stream, the
> subtitles are not loaded. 
> I would like that MEncoder does one of the following:
> 1) as MPlayer, load and render the subtitles automatically except if
> you give -noautosub
> or
> 2) if you give the option -autosub, load and render the subtitles
> automatically; otherwise keep the current beaviour (no subtitles loading).
> What do you think?

I vote for the second option. I wouldn't want it to create hardsubs unless
I specifically tell it to.

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