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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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 program ...
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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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Does Periscope work anymore?

I tried testing Periscope on 3 French language movies that I know have English subtitles and it gave me no results. Is Periscope dead and abandoned by its author? Can it be fixed? I sent the author an ...
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How do install Gnome Subtitles? [duplicate]

How do I install Gnome Subtitles? I have this problem. How do I fix it??? alan@alan-Latitude-D530:~$ sudo apt-get install gnome-subtitles Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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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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Is it possible to use subtitles with Sushi (gnome-sushi)?

I have read here that the Sushi previewer can be used as video player and that it supports subtitles. "Sushi can be used as a video player, it seems to use a clutter interface as well and seems to ...
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Converting all .sub to .srt with framerate

I wan't to convert all .sub (microdvd and subrip) to .srt (subviewer) format that my player uses. I made this little bash script that searches for the filenames starting with given keyword and uses ...
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How to convert softsubbed .mkv to hardsubbed mp4 file using mencoder?

As the title says,I have single mkv file which contains subtitles , Is it possible to convert using avconv or mencoder? Media info of the file: Input #0, matroska,webm, from 'r.mkv': Duration: ...
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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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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 ...
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Side by side subtitles

Is there a video player in Linux that can display subtitles from a srt file correctly for side by side 3D video?
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a recommended subtitle editor for ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What program to use to create subtitles for a video? When I was using windows, I used to edit subtitles with Subtitle Workshop which is a quite good. Does anyone can ...
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GnomeMplayer accents displayed as “?”, how i fix it?

For some reason in GnomeMplayer the accents in the subtitles are displayed as '?', Is there a way to fix this problem? What I've tried: edit, preferences, language settings, I put everything into ...
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How can I convert IDX/SUB DVD subtitles into a text SRT subtitle file?

I have a pair of .idx/.sub subtitle files with multiple languages and I need to convert them to single-language .srt files because neither Totem nor Gnome Mplayer can show that type of subtitles.
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Persian/Farsi videos subtitle problem?

I have problem with subtitle in Persian/Farsi using all good video players. I have tested all reading options formats (all different area and language to read), but all did not work. I can type ...
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Hebrew subtitles are gibberish

I tried adding subtitles to a video with gsubedit (gnome subtitles), but it's showing the subtitles as gibberish and also I opened the file and saw there gibrish. I used the subtitle also in windows ...
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the best softwares to add subtitles to a movie as a new file (not just running it with the movie file)

Whats are the best softwares to add subtitles, so that I would have a new movie file with the subtitles inside? I need to run it in sony 3 and tv. Thanks for your suggestions (: !
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media software to combine video and audio

I need something that can help me combine my video files with .srt subtitle tracks. Any ideas? I dont want to use the terminal and command lines, just a simple programme like AutoGK used to be in ...
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What apps to sync movie subtitles easily are available for Ubuntu?

I have a subtitle file that is about 3 to 4 seconds behind. What tools can I use to automatically move all the times in the subtitle file so they are correct with the time of the movie? Something that ...
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Insert subtitles permanently and convert video

I need to do two things with an .avi video: Insert subtitles (.srt) permanently without modifying its timing or the video intself. Convert the new video (with the permanent subtitles) from .avi to ...
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How to burn subtitle to avi?

I have tried several suggested methods and commands, mostly using mencoder with commands like this: sudo mencoder movie.avi \ -ovc lavc -oac mp3lame \ -sub movie.srt \ -font ...
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Video player with good subtitle rendering

Is there any way to improve the subtitle rendering capabilities of Totem? The subtitles positioning seems to be hard-coded in it and even though the style is user-customizable, it does not confirm to ...
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Can't see the subtitles in totem

I have successfully managed to load subtitles in totem and it says that the subtitles are run but,the problem is that I can't see them. Does anybody know a fix for it?