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Transcode provides a filter plugin [[/Filter_plugins/filter_extsub|filter_extsub.so]] for elementary DVD subtitle rendering in connection with -x vob. Use it with
Transcode provides a filter plugin, filter extsub.so, for elementary DVD subtitle rendering in connection with -x vob. Use it with

Introduction

Transcode provides a filter plugin, filter extsub.so, for elementary DVD subtitle rendering in connection with -x vob. Use it with
 transcode [...] -J extsub=<options>

The option string looks as follows (all options default to 0):

 s:h:t:f:w:a:b:p:q

s subtitle track id (0-31)
Use tcprobe -H N with N>1 to find out if subtitle any packs are available in the program stream.

h offset of subtitle with respect to bottom of frame in rows
Subtitles are placed at the bottom of the frame. Try this option to shift them up or down.

t global display start time correction in msec
If you feel, subtitles are displayed not timely, adjust it with this option. This will affect all subtitles.

f fast rendering, i.e., no anti-aliasing (0=off, 1=on)
Anti-aliasing of the font is performed by default. Switch it of (1) if your font is tiny and messed up by this feature.

w render on post-processing (0=off, 1=on)
Setting this option to 1 will render the subtitle on post-processing instead of pre-processing. This may improve subtitle quality but makes no sense after extensive resizing of the frame.

a graylevel value a (0-255)
b graylevel value b (0-255)
Make another subtitle color visible with full intensity equal to 255. May lead to fatter fonts.

p assign subtitle color p [0-3] to graylevel value a
q assign subtitle color q [0-3] to graylevel value b
Shuffle the color assignment by choosing another subtitle color between 0 and 3. Useful for black fonts on white background.

Usage Examples

Example (1) changing color assignment

 -J extsub

 -J extsub=0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1:2

 -J extsub=0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1:3

 -J extsub=0:0:0:0:0:0:0:2:3

 -J extsub=0:0:0:1:0:0:0:2:3

Example (2) adding another white color

 -J extsub

 -J extsub=0:0:0:1

 -J extsub=0:0:0:0:0:0:255

 -J extsub=0:0:0:1:0:0:255

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