A subtitle is a title placed under another title, usually with a smaller text size. Subtitles can also be text that is placed along the bottom the screen for a video, so that the deaf can understand what is being played.

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How to add subtitle to an audio file?

What application can I use to add subtitle to an audio file? I've got a podcast with its transcript in pdf format. I need to see each line of text synchronized to what is being said. What application ...
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How to run “SYLT Editor” after installation?

After installing SYLT Editor by running its package file, I can't seem to run it from anywhere. It's neither been added to the start menu, nor is it possible to run it from command line. Where can I ...
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None of subtitle editors show video

I'm on lubuntu 15.04. I've installed Subtitle compose, Gnome subtitles and Subtitle editor, however, none of them show my .avi file. I've tried executing sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras, ...
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terminal can't find enchant while running ./configure

I'm working on Ubuntu Studio 14.04, and I'm trying to upgrade Subtitle Editor, whose version in the repositories is 0.41.0, even though, as I see here, version 0.51.0 is out since April. So, I ...
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Subtitle player encoding problem

I have been using Greenfish Subtitle Player with Wine on Ubuntu to view subtitles in online video streaming sites for months, and it serves me well. However, it is often that when the source of ...
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Subdownloader is not working anymore

It was a great application once, but for me at least it hasn't worked for the last several months. I can search for subtitles, but when I try to download one, it always displays the message Unable to ...
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Bangla subtitle(connected letter) problem in VLC and gnome-mplayer

I am trying to run a srt file written in unicode Bangla. I have changed the encoding settings to UTF-8 and select a Bangla unicode font in VLC subtitle settings. I can see normal letter but not ...
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SrtMerger - Very close subtitle

I use http://www.srtmerger.org/en/ for create a two subtitles.This website work successfully but I have one problem.That subtitles very close to another one.How can I fix this problem. Note:I use ...
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Aegisub error when copy and paste

When I copy and paste within Aegisub, I tend to lose the line I have copy and pasted. I copy and paste some text, then set the time for that specific line, then commit the line, and then save my work ...
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Tool to download subtitle without movie file

I have to test some language models (for an experiment) and I need o lot of sentences that make sense to test it. One of idea is using subtitles to do this test, but again I need a lot of sentences.. ...
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How do I extract and rename .ass subtitles from multiple MVK files?

I have a BUNCH of mkv files that I want to play on my Blue-ray player. However it won't read the subs unless they are out of the file. I need a way to extract and rename them. I want to give them the ...
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Is there a tool for live subtitling?

For an international congress I have been tasked with organising translations. Speakers will host presentations in different languages. The translating bit itself seemed to be resolved, but we would ...
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Create only blackscreen with subtitles from avi / flv file

I've got an interview in avi or flv format and I created subtitles (srt-file) for that. Which tool(s) can I use, to create a video file of minimal size, which only shows a picture/blackscreen and my ...
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how change transparency amount of subtitle text in mplayer?

I want to change amount of transparency of subtitle in mplayer. Like -sub-bg-alpha option, but i want to change alpha of subtitle text. How i can do this?!
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MediaTomb enable/show up subtitles?

How to make subtitles(sub, srt) to show up on video streamed by MediaTomb to Panasonic TV?
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position subtitles as low as possible in VLC

How to show subtitles under the video in VLC? I couldn't write in the above thread so I will ask a new question instead. My goal is the same as the thread above. But the instructions that are given ...
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How to change subtitle color and other options in mencoder command line tool?

I want to burn a subtitle file with .srt format in Persian (-utf8) into a video file with .mp4 format using mencoder. This command works for simple task: sudo mencoder input.mp4 -sub subtitle.srt ...
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FFmpeg, error hardcoding subtitles

I'm trying to use ffmpeg to hardcode subtitles, but it gives this error: No such filter: 'subtitles' Error opening filters! My ffmpeg command and complete console output: $ ffmpeg -i ...
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Hardcoding subtitles using mkvmerge recursivly

I have 24 season 9, the folder has episodes and arabic subtitles. I want to automate the hardcoding of the subtitles subtitles using a script. it looks like so 24.903.hdtv-lol.mp4 and ...
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How can I get working subtitleeditor in Ubuntu 14.04?

Subtitleeditor is a great software but undermaintained right now so the version in Ubuntu is suboptimal. How can I make it work as good as possible?
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How to create accurately timed soft video sub titles?

I know how to create soft subtitles with a text editor and saving the text file as a srt file. But it's taking very long and and timing isn't the best as I am starting and stopping the video using ...
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Arista Transcode turns subtitle to gibberish

This has recently happened to me. In Arista Transcode 0.9.7 on Ubuntu 12.04 the burnt subtitle ( a persian .srt encoded in utf8) turns into gibberish after a few minutes. I have tried different ...
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How to change font in Arista Transcoder?

Arista Transcoder is a great simple tool to burn subtitles into videos but I could not figure out how to change the font and possibly size and background of the subtitle. Appreciate your help.
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Ubuntu 14.04 VLC Subtitles - Will not attach (unable to drag/drop or upload while viewing)

I'm new to Ubuntu and a long time user of VLC with the Windows OS. In Windows, I was able to drag and drop the .sfv file onto the playing video and the subtitles would be enabled. In Ubuntu I try to ...
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Gnome-subtitles shows no video

When I open a subtitle here in Gnome Subtitles there is no video. Just the subs, the audio, and the black screen. It used to work in previous ubuntu instalations I had and in Linux Mint. Just found ...
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Drag and drop subrip-file (.srt) from file-roller (archive manager) to VLC?

When I drag a subtitle file straight from an open zip like so: It doesn't load the subtitle file. Dragging the subtitles works only if I extract the subtitle file first and then drag it. Is there a ...
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Extract subtitle from mkv files

The problem is that videoplayers in Ubuntu have a problem with integrated central european subtitles.The solution is to extract them. Does anyone knows if there is a command in the terminal or a ...
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Ubuntu video player, central european subtitles

I am living in Romania, a central european country and I am trying to see a movie with an integrated subtitle . The problem is that the default video player does not display characters like 'ș', 'ț' ...
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Play subtitle on online streaming movies

I want a player which can play subtitles while I am watching online movies. I have tried VLC network streaming. It's not happening. Well, there is a Windows app called Greenfish Subtitle Player, ...
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How can I get Subliminal to work?

How can I get Subliminal to work and then integrate it with a file manager? I have downloaded Subliminal which is a program that downloads movie subtitles.But when I test it at the console with a ...
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How do I integrate Periscope with Nautilus?

How do I fully integrate Periscope with Nautilus so that I can right-click on a video file and get subtitles downloaded? I have downloaded all the appropriate files and Periscope is fully installed. ...
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How to open . srt files in Ubuntu

My problem is that I can't open .srt files. This file is in an .rar archive along with a .txt file. When I extract, only the .txt file gets extracted. I downloaded several programs that are supposed ...
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How to install Subtitle Edit 3.3?

I'm a subtitle translator in Sri Lanka. So, I used Subtitle Edit (http://www.nikse.dk/subtitleedit) in Windows to create/edit/translate subtitles into Sinhala language. But, is it possible to install ...
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how do i open up a zipfile of a subtitle and embed it onto a video?

would someone please give me explicit step by step instructions how to install an external subtitle onto a foreign video that i will play on SMPlayer. i know how to download the zip file from google ...
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How can I adjust subtitles in Totem?

How do I adjust subtitles in Totem player so that I can forward or delay it?
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subdownloader error: Unable to download subtitle

(blablabla = a name of a movie) The subdownloader gives me this error: Unable to download subtitle blablabla.srt. If somebody knows please answer with simple english since i'm new to ubuntu and new to ...
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Changing totem subtitle downloder folder

Totem subtitle downloader plugin is awesome. Is there any way in which i can change default folder ~/.cache/totem/subtitles to desired one? I want to subtitles to be saved. subtitle saved in ...
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Any video player that can show two subtitles at a time?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 . Is there any video player that can show two subtitles at a time while watching? Thank you.
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Subtitle Overlapping: How to comparing two timelines in subtitles (e.g. 00:18:06 vs 00:16:01) and overwriting one of them if it's overlapping?

I have a series of srt files (film subtitles) that some of their time-lines overlap each others on the video! This means that some of time-lines are displayed about 1-2 seconds longer than they are in ...
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Adjusting subtitle delay delays audio

This happens only on Ubuntu (since 12.04, now even in 13.04), and happens every time without exception. When the subtitles in VLC are out on sync, adjusting it (either direction) puts the audio out of ...
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How to change font color of subtitles in totem movie player

Is there a way to change the font color, not the size, of subtitles in totem movie player? I would like to change the color to some kind of yellow so there is more contrast between the movie and the ...
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How to show subtitles under the video in VLC?

Using VLC 1.1.12 on Ubuntu 11.10, I'd like to show subtitles under the video so that they don't disturb me. I tried to change it: Interface > Preferences > Subtitles & OSD > Force subtitle ...
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Saving subtitles found by the VLC extension “Subtitle Finder”?

I found a VLC script called 'Subtitle finder' (here) that downloads and displays video subtitles 'on-the-fly': they are downloaded and displayed during playback, and it works great, but does not saves ...
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How to Play Bulgarian/Cyrillic subtitles

Hello members I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS 32 bit my only problem is that I'm from Bulgaria and when a download movie with Bulgarian subs VLC player is not showing them properly how can i fix that ? ...
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Ubuntu VLC subtitles blurry

When I watch a film with subtitles in either VLC or other movie players, the subtitle isn't as clear as on Windows. It's thin and seems to be grayed out, whereas in VLC on Windows I have a clear ...
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Mplayer subtitle change color in config file

How change mplayer subtitle from white to yellow? Also how change subtitle font to Ubuntu-font-family ?
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Where to get Aegisub?

Where can I get new Aegisub? Ubuntu reps have only 2.1.9 which is VERY buggy (it doesn't support cyrillic lower case, it's unaceptable for me). I found only source, but I'm not sure, that I can do ...
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How to read ANSI encoded .srt files in the right way?

Is there anyway of any media player that I can view Arabic ANSI encoded .srt files in the right way without converting them to UTF-8 encoding ? I tried VLC, Gnome mplayer and the default Movie player ...
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Displaying two subtitle tracks simultaneously

Is there a way to display multiple subtitles at the same time? It would help a lot while learning a new language. I have some *.mkv movie with two embedded subtitles, how would I turn them both on, so ...
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How do I add and/or keep subtitles when converting video?

I have a mkv video I want to convert to mp4, but every which way I try and convert it (Handbrake, WinFF, ffmpeg, mencoder,...I lose the video's subtitles. How can I convert the video,keeping the ...