[FFmpeg-user] how to add subtitle to video?

Nicolas George nicolas.george at normalesup.org
Mon Aug 20 13:19:19 CEST 2012

Le quartidi 4 fructidor, an CCXX, 袁学好 a écrit :
>  I am trying to add subtitles to video

What kind of subtitles do you have to start with? And what sort of "add" do
you need (in other words: compatible with what software)?

>  all command examples I found online failed maybe because of my ffmpeg
>  version.

Can you show what you tried?

>  ffmpeg version N-40280-g29ec5c1 Copyright (c) 2000-2012 the FFmpeg developers
>   built on May  2 2012 01:36:13 with gcc 4.6.3

This is probably too old. There was a few features added in the last two


  Nicolas George
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