[mythtv-users] UK subtitles

Richard Morton richard.e.morton at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 20:48:05 UTC 2012

888 was the teletext page number that the subtitles were on.
Now they are simply an one of the components of the MPEG transport stream;
therefore the subtitles are in the MPEG file (why are you extracting them I
am curious - I dont understand why people would want to extract subtitles
except for niche reasons search as searching spoken text in audio mining
applications for research purposes and tv show production).

as for why they are not being extracted; are you sure that the recording
has subtitles, not all shows have subtitles. Try playing the program back
and seeing if subtitles are available you can do this in VLC or with

How are you extracting the subtitles; using a script? what script?

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