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Offline Nazarene

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Help with Foreign Language DVD
« on: May 07, 2010, 08:10:33 AM »
Shalom all,

I recently downloaded a foreign language movie (.avi) which is a accompanied by a file with the English subtitles (.srt). How do I:

1. permanently embed the subtitles into the .avi file
2. create a playable DVD from the embedded .avi file

First time doing this but I assume that the process a pretty straight forward?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Help with Foreign Language DVD
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2010, 07:09:58 PM »
The easiest ways for me at least:

1. Put the srt file in the same folder as the video file
2. install a software program called VLC player, http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
3. When you play the avi file w/the program the subtitles should automatically be incorporated
4. enjoy!

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Re: Help with Foreign Language DVD
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2010, 07:15:03 PM »
Oops, sorry. I misread you post. Yes, there is a way. I will try to find the name of the program to burn a DVD with subtitles and reply again. Its quite easy. Unfortunately, my memory escapes me right now.
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Re: Help with Foreign Language DVD
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2010, 07:24:10 PM »
Thanks for your reply, no rush, whenever you're ready.

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Re: Help with Foreign Language DVD
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2010, 10:06:21 PM »
Thanks for your reply, no rush, whenever you're ready.

Here you go, the program is called DVD Flick and its free/open source. http://www.dvdflick.net/

I've also found a lifehacker article on how to use it.

http://lifehacker.com/232322/hack-attack-burn-almost-any-video-file-to-a-playable-dvd

When you go thru the process yourself, you'll clearly see where to include the subtitles. Good luck!

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Re: Help with Foreign Language DVD
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2010, 08:51:42 AM »
Thank you so much. I will give it a whirl tonight.