[mythtv-users] 0.23 and [no] video storage group question

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Wed May 12 13:55:15 UTC 2010

On 5/12/2010 09:48, Steven Adeff wrote:
> On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 4:29 PM, Raymond Wagner<raymond at wagnerrp.com>  wrote:
>> On 05/11/10 15:50, Steven Adeff wrote:
>>> also better mkv support would be nice (multiple audio tracks,
>>> subtitles, etc) before we lose external player support
>> The Internal player will handle bitmapped subtitles in MKVs just fine.
>> You just have to refrain from spending the (extensive) time to OCR the
>> subtitles when you rip the DVD.
> bitmapped subtitles?
> I've seen srt subtitles and sub/idx subtitles but I don't know if I've
> ever seen bitmapped subtitles

Bitmapped subtitles are the kind you find on DVDs, Blurays, and most 
digital recordings.  They are pre-rendered subtitles, simply overlayed 
on top of the video during playback.  Get a tool that will rip the IDX 
and SUB files from the DVD structure, and then simply multiplex in the 
IDX file.

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