[MPlayer-users] Only dump forced subtitles.

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Wed Sep 17 18:50:04 CEST 2014

On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 04:54:03PM -0700, Nicholas Robbins wrote:
> I would like to only dump subtitle entries that are marked as 'forced' from a non-forced subtitle stream in a mkv.
> I tried using the -forcedsubsonly but it doesn't seem to make a difference. The files with and without it are exactly the same, even though I know that most of the subs are not actually forced. 
> My command:
> mencoder IN.mkv  -vobsubout test -vobsuboutindex 0 -sid 0  -nosound -ovc frameno -o /dev/null -msglevel vobsub=9 -forcedsubsonly
> Am I doing this right? 

This came up in another discussion recently.
It seems mencoder unfortunately does not support the -forcedsubsonly option, it
is just ignored.
To fix it properly someone would need to align mencoder's subtitle
handling with MPlayer.

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