[mythtv-users] Forced subtitles in mkv DVD rips.

Jim Stichnoth stichnot at gmail.com
Thu May 17 16:13:22 UTC 2012

On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 8:34 AM, Alexander Fisher <alex at alexfisher.me.uk> wrote:
> Either way, I still haven't been able to get my rip of 'The Mummy' to
> automatically display the forced subtitle track.  I've tried using
> mkvpropedit to flag the relevant track as default as well as forced.
> I've also tried including the main english subtitle track as well as
> the forced track.  Nothing's worked.  Myth is definitely spotting the
> fact that the track is marked as forced (in the OSD it displays
> 'forced' in brackets), but it still won't display it without me
> manually enabling it.  *If* I was willing to transcode my dvds, I
> believe software is available that will hard code subtitle tracks into
> the video stream, but this isn't a quality sacrifice I'm willing to
> make.

If you can open a ticket and include a pointer to a problematic
sample, I will take a look.


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