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Old 09-28-2007, 01:19 PM   #1
cracauer
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How to put subtitles into a movie file?


I have a MPEG file that I want to put subtitles into and I need a program to support it.

Putting in the subtiles once you know what goes when isn't a big problem with various DVD tools. But the problem I need an application for is coming up with which text to put when.

I need an application that plays the mpeg file and via keystrokes allows me to interrupt, type my text, define how long it is visible, then continue the movie.

Any suggestions?
 
Old 09-28-2007, 04:58 PM   #2
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Subtitles are generally done via a secondary file outside of the video itself. During video playback, the player loads up both the video and the subtitle file and syncs them up.

Are you saying you want to overlay the text onto the actual video so there is no separate subtitle file?
 
Old 10-02-2007, 10:19 AM   #3
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No, what I'm saying is that I don't have a problem with getting the subtitles to show up. I have a problem telling the computer which text comes when. I need an interactive application that allows me to show and stop the movie and type in the text.

People on ubuntuforums pointed out a few candidates I'm going to try.
 
Old 10-02-2007, 05:01 PM   #4
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mplayer/mencoder can, sure
(gmencoder / http://www.kraus.tk/projects/konverter/)

maybe http://sourceforge.net/project/scree...roup_id=151884 media sthg

and http://www.linuxsoft.cz/screenshot_img/5369-a.jpg kde subtitles I guess too for editing

Last edited by frenchn00b; 10-02-2007 at 05:04 PM.
 
Old 06-10-2008, 05:31 PM   #5
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Subtitles are generally done via a secondary file outside of the video itself. During video playback, the player loads up both the video and the subtitle file and syncs them up.

Are you saying you want to overlay the text onto the actual video so there is no separate subtitle file?
Actually, that's what I want to do, I just don't know how. Any help
is greatly appreciated!
 
Old 07-10-2008, 01:40 PM   #6
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Just in case you still haven't found a solution or for those who might want do the same check this guide.

[url=http://www.my-guides.net/en/content/view/105/26/]How to create/edit/embed subtitles in videos using Jubler and Avidemux [/url
 
  


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