[vdr] How to use subtitle with VDR's reccordings ?

Petri Hintukainen phi at sdf-eu.org
Tue Oct 7 00:32:18 CEST 2008


ti, 2008-10-07 kello 00:02 +0200, Gregoire Favre kirjoitti:
> Hello,
> 
> I have just reccorded the history of Mathematics on BBC Four which went
> very well :-) (If you missed it tonight, don't miss the following parts
> on next mondays...).
> 
> Now I try to use it... I demuxed all using projectx, which gave me some
> files, namely :
> 
> -rw-r--r-- 1 greg greg 107M 2008-10-06 23:19 PX-02.mp2
> -rw-r--r-- 1 greg greg 7.9K 2008-10-06 23:19 PX_log.txt
> -rw-r--r-- 1 greg greg 1.4G 2008-10-06 23:19 PX.m2v
> -rw-r--r-- 1 greg greg 107M 2008-10-06 23:19 PX.mp2
> -rw-r--r-- 1 greg greg 3.2M 2008-10-06 23:19 PX.sup
> -rw-r--r-- 1 greg greg  12K 2008-10-06 23:19 PX.sup.IFO
> 
> Now, the little problem for me is how to use the "sup" files... the best
> I found is from
> http://www.mail-archive.com/linux-dvb@linuxtv.org/msg18211.html which
> seems to work using ifoedit under wine.
> 
> Is there another way, to transcode those sup files to other formats
> easyer suitable for a linux environment ?

I export subtitles from projectx in vobsub format (config option
SubtitlePanel.exportAsVobSub=1). Then I just merge all streams (.m2v
video, .mp2 audio and .sup.idx subtitles) to matroska (.mkv) container,
and xine displays the subtitles.


- Petri






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