[Matroska-users] DVDSanta crashes always

Ivan Kowalenko ivan.kowalenko at gmail.com
Fri May 5 00:34:54 CEST 2006


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On May 4, 2006, at 05.10, H M wrote:

> Absolute pile of crap!
>
> It always crashes when I try to include subtitles with the mkv  
> file. The subtitles first were simply called track4.srt. I then  
> found online a tip - rename the .srt file to the same name as  
> the .mkv file! So, I renamed the .srt file. But still, DVDSanta  
> gets no more than 20 minutes into the conversion process and then  
> simply closes completely, with no warning or alert.
> DVDSanta is at the latest version, 4 build 6001.

Sounds like a problem with DVDSanta, not Matroska. Try contacting  
them instead.

> I have not found, yet, any other tips for getting it to work -  
> other than not including the subtitles. Unfortunately, the  
> subtitles must be included. I cannot understand Japanese. :-)

You could re-encode the file and burn in the subtitles. Problem is  
you'd lose some quality, and the ability to disable the subtitles.  
This is also a time consuming method.
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