[FFmpeg-user] PGS Subtitles stream copy problem

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Wed Mar 16 12:50:48 CET 2016

Z 34 <zheer34 <at> gmail.com> writes:

> > > I’m trying to copy a PGS stream from an MKV to .TS
> > > (simple copy / no transcode)
> >
> > This is not possible yet, HDMV streams can't be written
> > <http://ffmpeg.org/mailman/listinfo/ffmpeg-user>
> Thank you - a couple of follow ups on this please :
> 1) is there an active project to write HDMV streams ?

This is not easy to answer (for me).

I still suspect that whoever asks this (it was often 
asked) doesn't understand how open-source development 
works but maybe it's only how FFmpeg development works.

In any case: Patch welcome!

> latest relevant
> thread from late 2014 / early 2015
> https://ffmpeg.org/pipermail/ffmpeg-devel/2014-September/162532.html
> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.video.ffmpeg.devel/191788/focus=192232
> 2) I've tried instead to convert PGS to dvdsubs - that 
> appears to work fine with .mkv

It should also work for vob.

> but with .ts, while the process completes successfully

You are responsible for you try to put into mpegts, dvdsub 
is (obviously?) not supported, dvbsub is (or actually: 
should be, please test).

Carl Eugen

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