[FFmpeg-user] How do I encode DVB Subtitles?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Jun 19 09:08:27 CEST 2012

Wagner Patriota <wagner.patriota <at> gmail.com> writes:

> ffmpeg -i video.ts -i subtitle.srt -vcodec copy -acodec copy 
> -scodec dvbsub output.ts

(Complete, uncut console output missing.)

dvbsub are bitmap-based subtitles, srt is text-based (iirc).
It is not trivial to convert from one type to the other, 
you may be able to use -vf ass to "burn" the subtitles 
on the video (in case that is what you want).

Carl Eugen

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