[mythtv-users] Problem: DVB subtitles not showing

Mark Kendall mark.kendall at gmail.com
Mon Dec 6 10:52:41 UTC 2010

On 6 December 2010 17:15,  <yoav at mindless.com> wrote:
> I am running mythtv-0.24 and watching channels coming from DVB-S source
> (Yes/ Amos 4W). The channels playback OK, however I cannot see the subtitles
> in any of the channels I watch.
> I can see the subtitles with other players (i.e. VLC) when I play the stream
> recorded by Myth. Also I can see in the log that Myth correctly identifies
> the available subtitles streams, however as said I can get nothing to
> display on the OSD.
> I tried switching subtitles channel (both from the menu and by pressing
> 't'), changing the OSD font to a hebrew one, playing with the OSD encoding,
> but nothing helps.
> Attached is a log of a run opening a recorded stream, selecting the arabic
> subtitles, switching to the hebrew one, and switching it off and back on.

Can you upload a small clip, say around 30 seconds, to http://filebin.ca

DVB subtitles are decoded as bitmaps and hence the subtitle font is
not relevant.

thanks and regards


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