[mythtv-users] Subtitle issues with DVD's

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Mon Sep 12 22:37:35 UTC 2011

On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 3:31 PM, Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> wrote:
> Robert McNamara <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> says:
>> Forced subtitles are not (yet) supported in MythTV.  It's coming
>> shortly, however.
> I have a 30-seconds film clip .mkv that mplayer plays with subtitles
> but MythVideo doesn't. Is that an example of a forced subtitle?

That's just not enough information to know.  Does myth show that the
subtitles are present, but just not show them by default?  If so, then
yes, that's a forced subtitle.  A forced subtitle is a track or part
of a subtitle track that should be activated without user
intervention.  The alien voices on the District 9 Blu-ray are a good


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