bouke at editb.nl
Mon Mar 21 14:03:52 CET 2011
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick C." <rickcorteza at gmail.com>
To: "FFmpeg user questions and RTFMs" <ffmpeg-user at ffmpeg.org>
Sent: Monday, March 21, 2011 1:33 PM
Subject: [FFmpeg-user] subtitles
> My apologies if I'm missing the obvious (I have spent time searching in
> Google) but is it possible to add a subtitle file (.srt) and have it
> hardcoded into the video so something like this:
> ffmpeg -i video.mp4 -i subtitle.srt finalvideo.avi
> No matter what I've tried I have not been able to get it to work. So if I
> could get the official word or if there are any workarounds that would be
> great. Thanks!
>From memory, you need Mencoder.
(And for very simple stuff, i believe VLC can do it as well, not sure if it
can be done using a command line)
But, i don't know how much control you have over the final look. (Probably
Currently i run Avisynth with pre-rendered bitmaps, looking for a way to use
the Overlay function in FFmpeg.
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