[matroska-devel] Re: Converting Subtitles

Steve Lhomme steve.lhomme at free.fr
Wed Jan 22 14:51:17 CET 2003

En réponse à John Cannon <spyder482 at yahoo.com>:

> > Is there any DirectShow filter for existing subtitle formats ?
> Because
> from what
> > I understand of DS (from Blacksun explanations) it's not that easy to
> put
> > anything over a video in DirectShow (except with the new DirectX 9).
> So
> such a
> > filter(s) would be complex. That's why it's usually handled
> separately, in
> the
> > player.
> Well, right now i think the OggDS sub filter handles it's version of
> Subrip
> subtitles.  Other than that there is VobSub but it only does it's own
> format IIRC.

OK, my question was just about DirectShow. So that means it's possible to handle
subtitles internally to DirectShow.

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