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How do I merge two *.srt files

Please see this question. I have just merged two avi files cd1.avi and cd1.avi into movie.avi using: avimerge -o movie.avi -i cd{1,2}.avi Problem is that I had to subtitle files linked to the first ...
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How to 'burn' a subtitle track onto an mp4 video file

I would like to make a subtitle file to be a part of an mp4 video file, so that I don't have to deal with two separate files. I imagine two ways: Make the subtitle an intrinsic part of the video. ...
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How can I embed subtitles into videos with ffmpeg?

I'm told it's possible to embed subtitles (.srt) into video files (.avi) using ffmpeg, but I can't find any mention of it in the man page. Is this possible? What command do I use?
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Is there a way to find out the frame-rate of a subtitle file?

While I can find the frame rate of movie via - $ mediainfo $somemovie.$format | grep Frame rate Is there anything which tells the frame-rate of a sub file, (.srt) ?
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Batch removing subtitles using MKVToolNix

I need to batch remove all subtitles from MKV files in a directory, using MKVToolNix, for one file I figured: mkvmerge -o output.mkv --no-subtitles input.mkv How do I achieve this for 100+ files?
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How to append some line matched to previous line matched with sed?

For example, transfer below 00:00:10.730 this presentation is delivered by the 00:00:13.230 Stanford center for professional 00:00:14.610 development okay so let's get started 00:00:25.500 with ...
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How to convert a .txt subtitle file to .srt format?

I have a subtitle file, it looks like this: 00:00:44:" Myślę, więc jestem".|Kartezjusz, 1596-1650 00:01:01:Trzynaste Pietro 00:01:06:Podobno niewiedza uszczęśliwia. 00:01:10:Po raz pierwszy w życiu|...
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Convert image based subtitle to text based subtitle inside MKV file

How do I convert a hdmv_pgs_subtitle (which is image based) to a text based subtitle in a MKV file? I have tried ffmpeg -i in.mkv -c:v copy -c:a copy -c:s mov_text out.mkv but that results with the ...
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How do I extract subtitles from Video files?

I want to use the command line to extract subtitles from video files. I want to extract subtitles from a lot of files. That is why I want a CLI tool. Ideally it should work with any video format ...
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“Stretching” subtitles with command line tool

I got a video file with a duartion of e.g. 30 mins and a subtitle file that belongs to this video. But the subtitle file only lasts 25 minutes. Now I'm searching for a way to achieve the following: I ...
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Automatically downloading subtitles

There is a media player for Windows, BSPlayer, which can automatically download subtitles. The great thing about it is that it kind of magically always picks the right one, contrary to manual ...
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youtube-dl, how to write all subs of a youtube playlist to ONE single file?

I'm on Fedora 28 OS and have youtube-dl version 2019.03.18 and I wanted to download all the subs and only the subs of a Crashcourse playlist off of youtube, consisting of 45 videos. I want all the ...
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Timed display of text in terminal, perhaps slight markup (bold, colors). A.K.A. “play .srt subtitles”

Independent of the media player, I want to display separate subtitles in a scrolling text terminal to make language learning easier, or when I want more/different subtitles than the other viewers, ...
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ffmpeg hardcode subs on flv

Giving up on trying to use videosub.js, I am now trying to hard code subtitles to the video file using ffmpeg. Have run into trouble with configuration files not found, when trying to hard code the ...
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Player or plugin that can transcribe audio to real time subtitles

I'm searching for a Linux player (or a plugin for an existent player) with a similar functionality to Youtube: transcribe the audio to real time subtitles. I would like this to help me watch videos ...
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Re-encoding video with ffmpeg including all subtitles but not all audio

I'm trying to re-encode video streams from a Matroska file to save space, while keeping all the subtitles as-is, using ffmpeg. I want to write a generic command that works without me having to specify ...
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How to remove arbitrary subtitles formats from mkv with a shell loop

I made this script to remove ALL subs from all mkv files in a given path. It works ok. But now I want to only remove PGS subtitles and keep all SRT files, no matter the language. for file in "$@"*...
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How to watch a DVD video with external subtitles in Linux?

There are video players in Windows that can use external subtitles when playing a DVD movie, but are there in Linux too? (MPC-HC and PotPlayer are the most obvious solutions for this in Windows. I ...
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How to synchronize subtitles with Subtitle Composer?

This is easy for me with Gnome Subtitles (gnome-subtitles): selecting a subtitle line from the beginning that corresponds to the present video frame, and going to Timing>Synchronize>Add, adding a ...
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Extract hardcoded subtitles

I wanted to know if there is a way to extract hardcoded subtitles via OCR, should I do some image processing after extracting the frames in order to use tesseract afterwards? I have tried to extract ...
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Open HDMV PGS subtitles in GNU/Linux

I wanted to know if there's any software in GNU/Linux which can read BluRay subtitles (HDMV PGS). I'm not talking about making an OCR to convert them to SRT like everyone asks, but just reading them ...
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Miro player doesn't recognize subtitle from video encoded by ffmpeg

It was the first time I encoded a video on Ubuntu. I used ffmpeg to extract the video/audio, encode them and join with a subtitle to a new file. All these steps were fine. I used the following ...
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is there a way to extract embedded or muxed subtitles in an mkv media file without harming the media file

I have a media file which has an embedded subtitle file with it. I want the subtitle to be extracted or to be more precise a copy of the subtitle which is embedded in the media file. There are some ...
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sub-scale=1 doesn't work in ~/.mpv/config

I am running mpv on Debian testing/buster hence running mpv 0.25.0 . I had asked a question about making subtitles bigger in Making subtitles (.srt) bigger or smaller with mpv and was told that if I ...