[FFmpeg-user] Subtitle file from m3u8

Carl Eugen Hoyos ceffmpeg at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 23:33:42 EET 2018

2018-03-17 22:06 GMT+01:00, Riho Randla <rihora at gmail.com>:
>  Hello,
> I have five M3U8 files attached here. The first one links subtitles and
> video streams, while the others are the lists for video streams for
> different resolutions. I can download wanted stream with no problems as
> follows:
> ffmpeg -i "https://replayftv-vh.akamaihd.net/i/streaming-
> adaptatif_france-dom-tom/2018/S11/J3/172861854-5aa9a6e5508d3-,standard1,
> standard2,standard3,standard4,standard5,.mp4.csmil/index_4_av.m3u8?null=0"
> -c copy echec-rr.ts

Complete, uncut console output missing.

> ffmpeg -protocol_whitelist "file,https,tls,tcp" -i [local_file].m3u8 -c
> copy echec.ts
> But I can't find a way to download the subtitle file within the command.
> Could you suggest me any possibilities to achieve that, even further - to
> embed the subtitle to the video?

Afaik, mpegts does not support any type of text subtitles.

Not necessarily related:
Is there really no scripts that downloads the ts files from a hls stream
and concatenates them?

Carl Eugen

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