Questions tagged [subtitle]

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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After instaling Ub. 20.04 problems with Subtitle Composer

I had no problems using Subtitle Composer in Ubuntu 18.04. After installing Ubuntu 20.04, the video management buttons in the Subtitle Composer simply disappeared from the program view.
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Cli tool to shift timing of subtitles

I'm searching for a command line tool that can shift the timing of a subtitle file (*.srt, *.ass).
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Why Totem doesn't automatically load subtitles with .txt extension?

In Ubuntu 20.04, Totem doesn't automatically load subtitles when subtitle file has .txt extension. If I load the subtitle file manually the subtitles work. But they aren't loaded automatically with ...
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Adjust the srt timestamp subtitles in a batch way

I have such a srt subtitle file 1 00:00:03,575 --> 00:00:05,134 Paul's letter to the Romans 2 00:00:05,134 --> 00:00:07,164 it's one of the longest and most significant things 3 00:00:07,165 -...
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How to synchronize subtitles with Subtitle Composer

I know how to do that with other tools like Gnome Subtitles and Subtitle Editor. But on KDE I would prefer to use Subtitle Composer, which is Qt/KDE tool. What I found about synchronizing here is: ...
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How to extract video, audio and subtitles files from an MKV file

I have some MKV video files and I want to extract (not convert) the internal files (video, audio and subtitles). I thought MKVToolNix GUI was the appropiate app to do that, but... I cannot to find ...
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mks to srt conversion

It's easy to extract subtitles from mkv (Matroska) videos but if extracted subtitles are not in text format, they need to be converted using OCR software. Is there any program in Ubuntu available to ...
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How to add subtitles a complete folder using ffmpeg in linux

I need to batch subtitles with ffmpeg , the srt file has got the same name of the video file associated, for example : file1.mkv with file1.srt, ... file8.mp4 with file8.srt how can I perform a batch ...
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Auto generate English subtitles from video file

Is there any good tool which we can use to generate subtitles in English from a video file ? I have a couple of TV shows which would be good if there is a subtitle. I am not looking for a 100 % ...
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VLC : Error, Unable to save subtitles

I use Ubuntu 18.04 with VLC 3.0.7. Since some time ago, I am not able to automatically download subtitles through VLC. I have to use the Click here to open the file option in the error dialogue and ...
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VLC Player does not display bold subtitles/font (regardless which font is selected)

When I was using Windows, VLC was able to display any font properly: Regular and bold. But when I started using Ubuntu and used the pre-installed VLC player, only the normal font variant was displayed ...
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Unable to play file; no PGS subtitle decoder for Totem

I am trying to play a MKV file with Totem and on some files I get the following message: Unable to play the file PGS subtitles decoder is required to play the file, but it is not installed ...
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check if list of mp4/m4v/mkv files has subtitles

i have list of about 230 video files (mp4, m4v and mkv), i want to make sure that all of them has english subtitles. is there an easy way to check it? (instead of open each 1 to see if it contains ...
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How to install SubtitleEdit on Ubuntu 16.04

I use Subtitle Edit 3.5.9 on Windows all the time, but would like to get it running on Ubuntu too. (Maybe as preparation for Windows 7 EOL). It states for SE359.zip: This also works on Linux (when ...
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Is there software to automatically add subtitles to the videos?

I am looking for a software or media player that has subtitles automatically. For example with VLC, if I do not have the subtitle file, I can not have the subtitles. Is there any software that allows ...
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Video player with TTML support

Is there any video player for Ubuntu that supports the TTML (Timed-Text Markup Language) subtitle format? I have tried VLC (version 2.2.2). Neither MPlayer supports it according to its documentation.
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Gnome-subtitles removed from Ubuntu 18.04

I just notice that Gnome-subtitles is no longer available for Ubuntu 18.04. Is there an alternative to such tool ? I mean allowing to insert subtitles but also to synchronize them within the video. ...
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VLC opens home folder when manually adding subtitles

When I try to manually add subtitles to a video on VLC using the Add subtitle file option, VLC opens my home folder to load the subtitles from, instead of opening the folder where the video is located:...
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Why is Aegisub no longer available in Ubuntu?

I recently updated to Bionic Beaver but Aegisub is no longer available in Ubuntu repositories. I don't know of any other alternative and it's not the first time I've lost a program when upgrading :( ...
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Using OCR in Subtitle Edit

I use Subtitle Edit in windows when converting .PGS subs to an .SRT format using the built-in OCR utility in the windows version of Subtitle Edit, but it looks like the Ubuntu version of Subtitle Edit ...
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Videos requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: application/x-subtitle-unknown decoder [closed]

When attempting to play certain videos, this message pops up: Required plugin could not be found Videos requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: application/x-subtitle-...
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I have tried to add subtitles to mp4 video but no luck

The command used is ffmpeg -i Overdrive.mp4 -i Overdrive.srt -c:s mov_text -c:v copy -c:a copy Overdrive-sub.mp4 The process ended successfully but no subtitles were burnt. I need help.
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How to set subtitles to 'none' as a default for totem?

Ubuntu 17.10 Opening videos has always the English subtitles (embedded) on by default, I have to turn them off every time I open I new file. How to turn it to none as a default? There is a checkbox ...
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Watching a video with subtitles

Recently, I was looking for a way to watch a video with subtitles. I downloaded HandBrake and now I can merge the files but that way I need to wait around an hour or even more to watch a 40-minute ...
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convert subtitle MKS to SRT in terminal? [duplicate]

convert subtitle MKS to SRT in terminal ? How to ? because I can not edit my mks subtitle in ubuntu software that I use. just suport srt only
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Malayalam Subtitle font rendering issue with VLC for 16.04

When I use a Malayalam (a very popular south Indian language) srt file with VLC (UTF-8 + Malayalam font in preferences) for Ubuntu 16.04, the subtitles are displayed. But not correctly. Certain joint ...
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Audio to subtitle in 16.04

Is there any free tool available that can generate .srt subtitle file from an audio for 16.04 ? I am aware of uploading to YouTube, but there are a few videos I do not want to upload to a public ...
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Subtitle authoring tool for Ubuntu which supports video playback

I use GNOME Subtitles to edit my subtitles. Is there any tool which works with video playback to code subtitles? I saw some screenshots where a subtitle tool has a video running inside it, allowing ...
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How to merge subtitles with video using mkvmerge with special characters?

When I use mkvmerge to make a hardcoded subtitle with special characters as ã, á, à, â it replaces it with "?". I use the following command to embed subtitles: mkvmerge -o output.mkv video.mp4 ...
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Subtitles displaying as boxes while playing videos in vlc on ubuntu 16.04 platform

I'm facing this problem while playing "Despacito". Is it happening because i need to install any language pack in my system or some other issue? Sample image of problem what i'm facing while playing ...
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Guide me to a dependable subtitling software that also hard-codes subtitles ('hardsubs')

I am in need. After going through other queries, I believe that avidemux is not as stable as before and has to be 'built'. If not, please guide me as to how I can get the deb version. My need is ...
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Can I make MPV player to pick up any subtitles available in the folder?

GitHub Source Page i'm using this really amazing video player in ubuntu, i just want to make little change in it's behaviour with subtitles (.srt files) Default Behaviour currently MPV shows ...
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Russian subtitles don't work in vlc

I have an .mkv file with built-in russian subtitles which I try to run on vlc version 2.2.2 in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, but there appears to be garbage instead of subtitles. I've tried to change subtitles' ...
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Video Editor to slow down and add a timescale

I need a video editor to slow down some videos and overlap a time scale (millisecond) with the video. Can you recommend me any software that has these functions? Slowing down the videos is not as ...
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Subtitle editor for 16.04

I normally get English subs for certain movies. I want to translate them to my regional language. Is there any subtitle editor for 16.04 using which I can open an .srt file and edit it to replace ...
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How can I watch .avi with embedded subtitles?

I have downloaded an avi with subtitles in multiple languages. I can watch the video online and choose the subtitle language I need. However, I cannot see the subtitles with the Totem movie player ...
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How to get a keyframe file from a video for subtitling

I use Aegisub for subtitling, but the keyframes read by the program are sometimes incorrect, so I need an external keyframe file (also called a pass file). If what I mean is not clear, it is well ...
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VLC does not show any text at all, not only subtitles

I have installed yesterday Ubuntu 16.04 on my new laptop, and I have an annoying problem: VLC won't show subtitles. Not only that, it doesn't even show the title of the video file, despite the option ...
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VLC not showing subtitles (Ubuntu 16.04 gnome) [closed]

I am running ubuntu 16.04 with installed ubuntu-gnome-desktop and I am trying to play .mkv file with .srt. Vlc loads the .srt and displays it in sub track list but it doesn't display anything on ...
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A problem merge subtitle vtt with video using youtube-dl

I am trying youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0QRO3gKj3qw --write-sub --convert-subtitles srt -v the result is negative [debug] System config: [] [debug] User config: [] [debug] ...
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subtitle syncing with timings copy-paste?

I've got 2 subs in 2 different languages for a video. One is synced, the other has all the right lines but wrong timing [NOT fixed nor progressive delay]: the easiest thing would be changing the ...
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Tv series and Bash-scripting

I've just downloaded a tv series season and the subtitles. If .mp4 and .srt files have the same name vlc automatically add them to the videos. The only thing in common they have is the number of the ...
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How to fix VLC and vlsub ubuntu 14?

I have installed VLC but the extension vlsub is not working. the version 0.9.10 only opens when there is no video playing and stay still. the version 0.9.11 appears two times and none of them open. ...
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xubuntu, language support: cannot drag a language above “English” (which is the safe choice)

I am using ubuntustudio 14.04 (which is based on xubuntu) and trying to watch a movie with greek subtitles. The subtitles do not appear correctly in any video player. But they do not appear correctly ...
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Smplayer + MPV subtitle size

I started using Smplayer 16.1.10 + MPV (git-9a2a0b0) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i realized that i cannot set my subtitle font size by default. I go to preferences and subtitle and i set it to ...
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How to install support for GStreamer element ffdeinterlace?

On Ubuntu 14.04 I am trying to use Arista Transducer to burn subtitle to an mp3 file. But I keep getting this error: Python (v2.7) requires to install plugins to support the following multimedia ...
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Problem with encoders in Subtitle Editor

When I try to open a .mp4 with subtitle editor I get the following message GStreamer-plugins missing. The playback of this movie requires the following decoders which are not installed: H.264 ...
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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 ...