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Sun Aug 12, 2007 10:22 am Reply and quote this post
Ok, first off this guide is just a simple guide to tell you how to put subtitles that came with an AVI file into the movie itself so that it can be played on a stand-alone MPEG player. A good place to get subtitles is
Code:
http://www.divxsubtitles.net/


You may have to alter some settings in this guide depending on what codecs etc you have on your computer.

You need a few things for this project:-

VirtuaDub – which can be found here:
Code:
http://www.oldversion.com/program.php?n=virtualdub

Unzip and install the program package (by install I mean move the program folder to a location of your choice). You may want to create a shortcut for this program on your desktop too.

Conversor – which can be found Here:
Code:
http://www.divx-digest.com/software/srt2ssa.html

You may want to create a shortcut for this program on your desktop too.

Virtuadub subtitler plugin – which can be found Here:
Code:
http://www.virtualdub.org/virtualdub_filters

VirtualDub filters can be loaded manually by clicking on the Load button that appears in the Add Filters dialog box. They can also be automatically loaded at startup if you copy the .vdf file into a plugins subdirectory under the VirtualDub program directory.

I recommend that after unzipping the subtitler 2.4 file, that you locate the subtitler.vdf file and click copy, then paste that file into the folder where Virtuadub/plugins can be found.
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Before we begin, make sure you have the subtitle file in the same folder as the AVI you want to add the subtitles to. See below.



1. Now we need to convert the .srt file into an .ssa file. Open the program Conversor.



2. Next we need to select the input file. Click BROWSE.



3. Browse to where you have the AVI and subtitle file.. and select the subtitle file .srt



It automatically selects the output file as the same name as the input, but with the .ssa extension that we need.
I leave the settings as is, but you can play around with the settings to see what's best for you if you like.... then click CONVERT



If that's the only subtitle file to be converted, you can now close that program.


4. Open up the program VituaDub. Under the VIDEO menu, make sure that Full processing mode is selected. Then select OPEN VIDEO FILE



5. A browse window will pop-up, browse to where you keep the AVI file, select the file and click OPEN.



6. Select FILTERS from the VIDEO MENU.



7. Select ADD button.



8. Scroll down and select SUBTITLER from the list. Then click OK.



9. Next select the subtitle file that you created earlier.



And click OPEN



Then click OK



10. Next we need to select the compression method. Select VIDEO menu again, then select COMPRESSION from the list.



11. Select the required compression, I have chosen XVID and left the settings as standard.. click OK.



12. Save as AVI, select where you want the output file to be created and the name. Go to FILE menu, SAVE AS AVI.



Select the location of the file you want to create and the name. Once you click SAVE the operation will begin.



This is VirtuaDub in progress.





Now just sit back and wait for it to finish...Enjoy

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