[Matroska-devel] Subtitle Scaling based on width instead of height.

Steve Lhomme slhomme at matroska.org
Mon Oct 13 18:04:58 CEST 2008

Axel Börjesson wrote:
> Since I'm just someone who uses haali to watch stuff and is not especially good
> at coding/encoding I don't really know how hard this would be to do.
> But an option to scale subtitles based on window width instead of height would
> be something I would greatly appriciate. (while still keeping them at the bottom
> of the screen in the dark area in full screen)
> Since atm in full screen (1600x1200) all videos that don't have a aspect ratio
> of 4:3 (as my screen) makes the subtitles scale either more or less then what
> was originally intended. (with the subs keeping their aspect ratio)
> Also I'm using mplayerc for all playback (with haali handling all internal subs)
> and it works great except for this annoying little problem.
> (if this is a problem only arising when using mplayer then I'm sorry about
> posting this, but I really don't want to change from mplayerc :P)

Haali's filter doesn't handle the subtitle rendering. It's VobSub (and 
its MPC internal counterpart). So that's where changes should be made.


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