[mythtv-users] transport stream tools, possibly including ProjectX

Robin Neatherway robthebob at gmail.com
Fri May 26 23:22:07 UTC 2006

> > > You'll see in the GUI that PX can output loads of different subtitle
> > > formats - there is hopefully one you can use!
> >
> >  I've tried selecting a different format (sub) but this doesn't seem to
> >  have any effect. Could you try on one of your recording please and let
> >  me know if it works.
> Yes I tried various different output formats and they seem to work.
> Sounds like something is wrong with your installation of ProjectX, but
> I can't see what!

Have you managed to get any format other than sup or son to work? I
can get those two, but from looking at the source it doesnt actually
implement any of the others.

> > > I've managed a test DVB->DVD with subtitles using pxsup2dast.c from
> > >
> > >   http://www.guru-group.fi/~too/sw/m2vmp2cut/
> >
> >  I've tried this program as well, the thing is that I want to get the
> >  subtitles into a matroska or other standard video container. I
> >  therefore need them as text or vobsub, and the only way I can find of
> >  getting vobsub titles is by ripping them from a DVD. Should I author a
> >  DVD with subtitles as you describe, except with dummy audio and video
> >  and then rip vobsub out of that?
> There was a thread about this recently...
>   http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/205457
> and one of the suggestions was exactly that.

Yeah, I've been talking on that thread as well, and while this method
works, it isn't the cleanest.


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