[FFmpeg-user] How do I add subtitles to mp4 files?

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Tue Mar 19 16:14:24 CET 2013

Alexander Kulyakhtin <akulyakhtin <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Currently I'm trying
> ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -i input.srt output.mp4

You have to specify -scodec mov_text but note 
that the subtitles will not be playable with 
all players, FFmpeg does not (yet) support 
setting all properties for mov_text correctly.

Carl Eugen

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