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Ffmpeg command to mux in subtitles matching the style of VLC

I am trying to mux in subtitles with ffmpeg, but I am having trouble getting the desired style and output with a reference point being VLC's standard format of showing subtitles matching the look of ...
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Splitting videos andsubtitles together

I am involved in a project where we would have a video with srt or vtt subtitles and we will need to split it into multiple shorter videos with the subtitles adjusted accordingly for each of the split ...
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Setting the default subtitles

I managed to create the subtitle file, using different language with one single FFMPEG command: ffmpeg -y -loglevel "repeat+info" -i "file:Intervista.mp4" -i "file:...
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Errors adding multiple Subtitles with FFMPEG

I am trying to soft-encode 3 subtitle files into my film. I extracted the subtitles from the DVD using ByteCopy I am using this command to add the files: ffmpeg -i BloodDiamond.mp4 -i ...
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How do you extract bitmap subtitles to a standard image format using ffmpeg?

I need to extract bitmap-based subtitles to a standard image format like PNG or BMP. Preserving transparency would be a bonus. I don't need to convert to text, and I don't want a subtitle-specific ...
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Davinci resolve stops generating subtitles in specific part of timeline

I'm having an issue generating automatic subtitles over a specific portion of my video. it worked just fine scanning the middle to end but it only gets off 2 subtitles in the beginning then stops for ...
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Rounded Border in .ass subtitle

I am highlighting subtitle like this Dialogue: 0,0:00:00.00,0:00:05.00,Default,,0,0,0,,{\t(0,500, \3c&H00FFFF&\3a&H128&)}highlighted How to change the border so it will look rounded? I ...
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Stripping audio and subtitle tracks and converting subs to ones that LG C2 Media Player recognises

I have a complicated video file (.mkv, 12.78 GB, 2160p) with two audio streams (MLP FBA 16-ch and AC-3, respectively), and 11 subtitle streams (all of format PGS and Muxing mode zlib). The native ...
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Handling non continuous input dvb_subtitles in mpegts stream using FFmpeg

I have an input feed that contains video, multiple audio, and dvb_subtitles streams. I am transcoding the audio and video and copying the dvb_subtitles where subtitles are not coming continuously(for ...
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Difficulty with frame accuracy when generating subcaps with FFmpeg at 23.976fps

Difficulty with frame accuracy when generating subcaps with FFmpeg at 23.976fps Currently testing .srt & .ass subcaps in a VFX workflow. The goal is to drop specfic text over specific shots and ...
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After adding subtitles the second audio track gone

I have a video with 2 audio tracks. After using the following command line the other audio track is gone ffmpeg -i "movie.mkv" -i "subtitles.ass" -c:v copy -c:a copy -c:s copy &...
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position subtitles in the middle of the video height using ffmpeg

Assume my video resolution is 848x480. I add subtitles on the video and I want it to be positioned on the middle of the video. How to do it? (Please write a solution that can position the subtitle at ...
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FFmpeg ass filter doesn't use font i choose

I created an .ass file with specified font (SF Pro Semibold) and wanted to merge with a video. .ass file: [V4+ Styles] Format: Name, Fontname, Fontsize, PrimaryColour, SecondaryColour, OutlineColour, ...
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Use ffmpeg to "overlay" a png on top of an entire video file

I want to be able to use a command to "edit" a video to have an image over the entire length of the video. Some videos I download have hardcoded subtitles that I want to remove. But I also ...
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Overlay text annotation on an independent video track

I have 25 short videos of family (~3 min each) that I would like to label with names of the various people. There can of course be many people on the screen at once, so I need to be able to add ...
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Why do I use ffmpeg to embed .ssa subtitles and ffprobe recognizes that the subtitle is ass format?

I use ffmpeg to embed .ssa subtitles into mkv, but ffprobe recognizes that the subtitle is ass format. ffmpeg -i input.avi -i input.ssa -map 0:0 -map 0:1 -map 1:0 -c copy demo.mkv Also, I learned ...
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Syncing hard-coded text with audio

Perhaps too basic for this forum... but it might help someone in the future. I want to make translated lyric videos, with the lyrics hardcoded onto the video (English on top, my translation in my ...
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How to add subtitles choices to MP4

So I have a Mp4 file, and I want to add multiples subtitles choices to it that will stay forever. A bit like how YouTube, like there are the subtitles choices, and you select which one you want or ...
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How can we keep the subtitle track when converting from MKV to MP4 with ffmpeg?

I have an MKV with integrated subtitles as such: I want to keep "English [Full] - [English]" when converting to MP4. Currently I use this command: ffmpeg -i myMovie.mkv -vcodec copy -acodec ...
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Is it possible to increase horizontal and vertical padding on ffmpeg burned subtitles - using .srt format?

Using command : ffmpeg -i source_video_path.mp4 -vf "subtitles=srt_source.srt:force_style='OutlineColour=&H80000000,BorderStyle=4,BackColour=&H80000000,Outline=0,Shadow=0,MarginV=25,...
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How can I set the colours in libass subtitles?

ffmpeg allows you to pass parameters through to the subtitling library, libass. For example: # this is wrong # 0057b8=blue, ffd700=gold ffmpeg -i original.mp4 -vf "subtitles=russian.srt:...
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How do you make consistent effects on different clips in premier?

I've got a method for making subtitles for videos. They need to grow onto the screen from small to big, then shrink again before the next line pops up. My way of doing this is setting keyframes in the ...
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How can I auto-fill a subtitle file with the known text I was reading?

Suppose I subtitle a video of myself reading a story. I can use software like gaupol to insert subtitles into a .srt file at particular times. But I shouldn't have to retype the whole story, given I ...
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How can i do overlay subtitle with ffmpeg like in the links provided?

I need a script for ffmpeg to do this: Background color (drawbox) for all words like this:
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Possible dropped frames after trimming a video

I have a 30-fps video just downloaded by youtube-dl, and it seems to have black frames in the beginning of it. Part of the result of ffprobe youtube-dl.mp4: Input #0, mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2, from '...
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Final Cut Pro subtitle coordinates are not as expected when the project is vertical

For landscape video Create a project with 1920x1080 resolution Add a 1920x1080 resolution image and add a subtitle by pressing control+T Let's take a look when the subtitle on these four positions ...
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Can I inject subtitles into a live stream with FFmpeg?

In my live streaming scenario I need to grab a video source and inject subtitles that I generate algorithmically during the stream (i.e. I do not know the subtitles upfront), and publish the streams ...
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Create time corrected .srt subtitle file for .mkv which uses file/segment linking

I have two mkv files. One of them is the episode of a series and the other one the opening which is linked in the first one. Let's call them episode.mkv resp. opening.mkv. I also have a subtitle.srt ...
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ffmpeg to cut subtitle file in sync with the cut video

I managed to cut the video and keep subtitle in sync by embedding the subtitles in the video: $ ffmpeg -i sample-mp4-file.mp4 -hide_banner \ -vf subtitles=subtitles.srt -ss 0:30:00 -t 1:33:31 \ ...
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How to display multiple lines of subtitles that have overlapping time on Youtube?

I have 2 subtitle entries that look like this in the srt file 00:10:15,60 --> 00:10:18,00 - We're good here in the sun, right? 00:10:15,80 --> 00:10:18,00 - You need some sunscreen? I got a 70 ...
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Video editing software with good support for dual speaker subtitles?

I'm currently using DaVinci Resolve to subtitle my videos but I realize now that it has no support for people speaking with multi track subtitles. I want to color code subtitles for different speakers ...
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ASS subtitle - Different alignment at block and inner level

I am trying to achieve an ASS subtitle that aligns the rectangular bounding block at the horizontal center of the window, while maintaining left-justification inside that block for multiline subtitle ...
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Extract subtitles in time range using ffmpeg

I have original video (with subs) and cropped version of it (without subs). I need to add subtitles from original video into cropped in appropriate time range. I think the best way to do is: Extract ...
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How to export only an in/out range or selection of subtitles on Davinci Resolve?

I broke down a project into segments to make a playlist, and successfully exported the audio-video segments using in/out ranges, but the srt subtitles always come out for the whole timeline. I tried ...
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davinci resolve Editing subtitles at the same time as the video

I used a program to auto-generate the subtitles srt to a video which I'm putting in the timeline. I want to edit the video on the edit page, doing ripple deletes. But when I do a cut and a ripple ...
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Easiest way to add subtitles

I'm tasked with translating and putting hard subtitles on dozens of videos. This is the only thing I will be doing to the videos and I have 0 experience with video editing. I am a programmer though. ...
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Drop 1 subtitle, insert another, preserve another with ffmpeg

Here is my scenario: MKV file has 2 audio tracks (fr, eng) File needs the audio tracks switched File needs to make eng the default audio track File also has 2 subtitle tracks (fr-forced, fr) Need to ...
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Convert TTML Subtitles to STL or SRT in Linux

I want to convert a file with TTML subtitles preferably to STL, or to SRT (less preferred). I thought that I would be able to do it with ffmpeg but apparently they do not support it, because the TTML ...
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Captions disappear when length changed manually in Premiere timeline

I am editing a video in Premiere that has srt subtitles/captions as a distinct captions layer. At the beginning, I was able to change the position of individual captions manually using the handles ...
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Positioning and Resizing Captions in Final Cut

I have a video for which I need to include captions. The video itself has burned-in captions. I would like to include the new captions on top of the old ones. However, when I import captions, the ...
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How do you open multiple videos with multiple subtitles in VLC from command-line?

Usually, you can use this command to open a video with a subtitle in VLC, if it isn't detected automatically: vlc.exe path_to_video.mp4 --sub-file path_to_sub.srt But I want to open multiple videos, ...
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ticker text does not run really smooth

I want to create a ticker text video like the news ticker you see sometimes in TV. So I use ffmpeg -loop 1 -i Transparent_800x20.png -vf drawtext="fontsize=16:fontcolor=black:fontfile=...
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ffmpeg mov_text subtitle too small when converting mkv to mp4

I want to remux a mkv file into mp4. I used the following command. ffmpeg -i "input.mkv" -c:v copy -c:a copy -map 0:0 -map 0:1 -map 0:2 -map 0:3 -c:s mov_text "output.mp4" Problem:...
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Correct method to set font-size in .ASS file

My final video output is 1080:1920 (9:16 aspect ratio), after padding. In .ass file, I set PlayResX: 1080 PlayResY: 1920 and then the font-size=130. But, this font-size doesnt occupy exact 130 pixels ...
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Easy way to create AudioGrams, ideally with waveform & Subtitles / Closed Captions with progressing marker on them? Free to start with?

Easy way to create AudioGrams, ideally with waveform & Subtitles / Closed Captions with progressing marker on them? Free to Start with? Easy way to take my writings; quotes, poems or short ...
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Merging mp4 files and preserving subtitles

I'm in the process of digitizing my entire movie collection. For the most part, it's pretty smooth. I'm using Handbrake to put everything in mp4 format, and it's getting moved to my Plex server. The ...
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Removing streams in HEVC H.265 MKV file?

I have multiple MKV files with video encoded a la HEVC/H.265. I want to, using the Windows command line, make a new MKV file, stripping out all but specific subtitle tracks and audio tracks, on a ...
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Is there a player that allows copying currently shown susbtitles to the clipboard? [closed]

I'm on Windows 7 and have video files with external or built-in (not hard-coded) subtitles. When watching the videos, I'd like to be able to somehow copy the currently shown text to the clipboard. Do ...
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Adding separate WebVTT files to FFmpeg HLS muxer

I've been experimenting with adding WebVTT subtitles to an HLS playlist, but I'm starting to ask myself if what I'm trying to do is actually possible. My main file is containing a single video track ...
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Why is the Japanese version of a film often on a separate title on a Blu-ray

Lots of the Blu-rays I own (bought in Europe) have audio and subtitle tracks in many languages. Often, they also contain Japanese. However, on most of those, the Japanese audio and subtitle track is ...
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