[Matroska-devel] Re: Re: Subtitles in MKV? Any docs?

Martin Bottanek davenger at radlight.com
Fri Jun 18 16:42:46 CEST 2004

Thanks. Do you know where could I get a Matroska+VobSub sample file?

"Moritz Bunkus" <moritz at bunkus.org> wrote in message
news:20040617101713.GA25704 at bunkus.org...
> Him
> > thanks for response....
> You're welcome.
> > we're not using Gabest's VSFilter because...
> I see :)
> > (we've already done VobSub support too)
> If you want to support VobSub in Matroska, too, then you'll have to be
> aware of the storage method used. Like S_TEXT/SSA the contents are
> changed for S_VOBSUB.
> 1. The studd that's found in the .IDX file is put into the CodecPrivate
>    element. This does not include the 'timestamp:' entries, of course.
> 2. The actual packets ONLY contain the SPU packets, not the surrounding
>    MPEG stream. Also one Matroska block contains all the SPU sub-packets
>    that belong to this SPU packet - so SPU packet assembly is done in
>    the muxer, not in the filter.
> Those are the two main differences between VobSub stored in external
> .idx/.sub files and VobSub stored in Matroska.
> Mosu
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