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Lizardkingdi
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Joined: Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:31 am

Size subtitles

Post by Lizardkingdi »

Description of problem or question:
IS it possible to resize the subtitles? When playing on the television, after encoding, i find that my subtitles are to big.
Or is this an preset error that i make?


Steps to reproduce the problem (If Applicable):




HandBrake version (e.g., 1.0.0):
1.3.3 (2020061300)



Operating system and version (e.g., Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, Windows 10 Creators Update):
Microsoft windows 10 64bit



HandBrake Activity Log ***required*** (see How-to get an activity log)

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HandBrake 1.3.3 (2020061300)
OS: Microsoft Windows NT 10.0.18362.0
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5500U CPU @ 2.40GHz
Ram: 16298 MB, 
GPU Information:
  Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500 - 20.19.15.5126
  NVIDIA GeForce 930M - 21.21.13.7654
Screen: 1600x900
Temp Dir: C:\Users\dimit\AppData\Local\Temp\
Install Dir: C:\Program Files\HandBrake
Data Dir: C:\Users\dimit\AppData\Roaming\HandBrake

-------------------------------------------


# Starting Encode ...

[07:25:01] base preset: Super HQ 1080p30 Surround
[07:25:01] hb_init: starting libhb thread
[07:25:01] Starting work at: Wed Jul 29 07:25:01 2020
[07:25:01] 1 job(s) to process
[07:25:01] json job:
{
  "Audio": {
    "AudioList": [
      {
        "Bitrate": 160,
        "DRC": 0.0,
        "Encoder": "av_aac",
        "Gain": 0.0,
        "Mixdown": 4,
        "NormalizeMixLevel": false,
        "Samplerate": 0,
        "Track": 0,
        "DitherMethod": 0
      },
      {
        "DRC": 0.0,
        "Encoder": "copy:ac3",
        "Gain": 0.0,
        "Mixdown": -1,
        "NormalizeMixLevel": false,
        "Samplerate": 0,
        "Track": 0,
        "DitherMethod": 0
      }
    ],
    "CopyMask": [
      "copy:aac",
      "copy:ac3",
      "copy:dtshd",
      "copy:dts",
      "copy:eac3",
      "copy:flac",
      "copy:mp3",
      "copy:truehd"
    ],
    "FallbackEncoder": "ac3"
  },
  "Destination": {
    "ChapterList": [
      {
        "Name": "Chapter 1"
      }
    ],
    "ChapterMarkers": true,
    "AlignAVStart": true,
    "File": "D:\\1 Movie\\Dunkirk.m4v",
    "Mp4Options": {
      "IpodAtom": false,
      "Mp4Optimize": false
    },
    "Mux": "av_mp4"
  },
  "Filters": {
    "FilterList": [
      {
        "ID": 4,
        "Settings": {
          "mode": "7"
        }
      },
      {
        "ID": 3,
        "Settings": {
          "block-height": "16",
          "block-thresh": "40",
          "block-width": "16",
          "filter-mode": "2",
          "mode": "3",
          "motion-thresh": "1",
          "spatial-metric": "2",
          "spatial-thresh": "1"
        }
      },
      {
        "ID": 12,
        "Settings": {
          "crop-bottom": "0",
          "crop-left": "0",
          "crop-right": "0",
          "crop-top": "0",
          "height": "576",
          "width": "720"
        }
      },
      {
        "ID": 6,
        "Settings": {
          "mode": "2",
          "rate": "27000000/900000"
        }
      }
    ]
  },
  "PAR": {
    "Num": 64,
    "Den": 45
  },
  "Metadata": {},
  "SequenceID": 0,
  "Source": {
    "Angle": 1,
    "Range": {
      "Type": "chapter",
      "Start": 1,
      "End": 1
    },
    "Title": 1,
    "Path": "D:\\1 Movie\\todo movie\\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\\VIDEO_TS"
  },
  "Subtitle": {
    "Search": {
      "Burn": false,
      "Default": false,
      "Enable": false,
      "Forced": false
    },
    "SubtitleList": [
      {
        "Burn": true,
        "Default": false,
        "Forced": true,
        "ID": 1,
        "Offset": 0,
        "Track": 0
      }
    ]
  },
  "Video": {
    "Encoder": "x264",
    "Level": "4.0",
    "TwoPass": false,
    "Turbo": false,
    "ColorMatrixCode": 0,
    "Options": "ref=5:bframes=5",
    "Preset": "veryslow",
    "Profile": "high",
    "Quality": 18.0,
    "QSV": {
      "Decode": false,
      "AsyncDepth": 0
    }
  }
}
[07:25:01] CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-5500U CPU @ 2.40GHz
[07:25:01]  - Intel microarchitecture Broadwell
[07:25:01]  - logical processor count: 4
[07:25:01] Intel Quick Sync Video support: yes
[07:25:01]  - Intel Media SDK hardware: API 1.20 (minimum: 1.3)
[07:25:01]  - H.264 encoder: yes
[07:25:01]     - preferred implementation: hardware (any) via D3D11
[07:25:01]     - capabilities (hardware):  breftype icq+la+i+downs vsinfo opt1 opt2+mbbrc+extbrc+trellis+ib_adapt+nmpslice
[07:25:01]  - H.265 encoder: no
[07:25:01] hb_scan: path=D:\1 Movie\todo movie\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\VIDEO_TS, title_index=1
src/libbluray/disc/disc.c:424: error opening file BDMV\index.bdmv
src/libbluray/disc/disc.c:424: error opening file BDMV\BACKUP\index.bdmv
src/libbluray/bluray.c:2585: nav_get_title_list(D:\1 Movie\todo movie\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\VIDEO_TS\) failed
[07:25:01] bd: not a bd - trying as a stream/file instead
libdvdnav: Using dvdnav version 6.0.1
libdvdread: Encrypted DVD support unavailable.
libdvdread: Can't open D:\1 Movie\todo movie\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\VIDEO_TS for reading
libdvdread: Device D:\1 Movie\todo movie\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\VIDEO_TS inaccessible, CSS authentication not available.
libdvdnav: Unable to open device file D:\1 Movie\todo movie\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\VIDEO_TS.
libdvdnav: vm: dvd_read_name failed
libdvdnav: DVD disk reports itself with Region mask 0x00400000. Regions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 8
libdvdread: Encrypted DVD support unavailable.
libdvdread: Can't open D:\1 Movie\todo movie\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\VIDEO_TS for reading
libdvdread: Device D:\1 Movie\todo movie\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\VIDEO_TS inaccessible, CSS authentication not available.
[07:25:01] scan: DVD has 1 title(s)
[07:25:01] scan: scanning title 1
[07:25:01] scan: duration is 01:46:38 (6398360 ms)
[07:25:01] pgc_id: 1, pgn: 1: pgc: 000001EAB8C5FF00
[07:25:01] scan: checking audio 1
[07:25:01] scan: id=0x80bd, lang=English (AC3), 3cc=eng ext=0
[07:25:01] scan: checking subtitle 1
[07:25:01] scan: id=0x20bd, lang=Nederlands (Wide Screen) [VOBSUB], 3cc=nld ext=0
[07:25:01] scan: title 1 has 1 chapters
[07:25:01] scan: chap 1, 6398360 ms
[07:25:01] scan: aspect = 16:9
[07:25:01] scan: decoding previews for title 1
libdvdnav: DVD disk reports itself with Region mask 0x00400000. Regions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 8
[07:25:01] scan: title angle(s) 1
[07:25:01] scan: audio 0x80bd: ac3, rate=48000Hz, bitrate=448000 English (AC3) (5.1 ch) (448 kbps)
[07:25:01] scan: 10 previews, 720x576, 25.000 fps, autocrop = 0/0/0/0, aspect 16:9, PAR 64:45
[07:25:01] libhb: scan thread found 1 valid title(s)
[07:25:01] Starting Task: Encoding Pass
[07:25:01] Skipping crop/scale filter
[07:25:01] work: only 1 chapter, disabling chapter markers
[07:25:01] job configuration:
[07:25:01]  * source
[07:25:01]    + D:\1 Movie\todo movie\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\VIDEO_TS
[07:25:01]    + title 1, chapter(s) 1 to 1
[07:25:01]  * destination
[07:25:01]    + D:\1 Movie\Dunkirk.m4v
[07:25:01]    + container: MPEG-4 (libavformat)
[07:25:01]      + align initial A/V stream timestamps
[07:25:01]  * video track
[07:25:01]    + decoder: mpeg2video
[07:25:01]      + bitrate 200 kbps
[07:25:01]    + filters
[07:25:01]      + Comb Detect (mode=3:spatial-metric=2:motion-thresh=1:spatial-thresh=1:filter-mode=2:block-thresh=40:block-width=16:block-height=16)
[07:25:01]      + Decomb (mode=39)
[07:25:01]      + Framerate Shaper (mode=2:rate=27000000/900000)
[07:25:01]        + frame rate: 25.000 fps -> peak rate limited to 30.000 fps
[07:25:01]      + Subtitle renderer ()
[07:25:01]    + Output geometry
[07:25:01]      + storage dimensions: 720 x 576
[07:25:01]      + pixel aspect ratio: 64 : 45
[07:25:01]      + display dimensions: 1024 x 576
[07:25:01]    + encoder: H.264 (libx264)
[07:25:01]      + preset:  veryslow
[07:25:01]      + options: ref=5:bframes=5
[07:25:01]      + profile: high
[07:25:01]      + level:   4.0
[07:25:01]      + quality: 18.00 (RF)
[07:25:01]      + color profile: 5-5-5
[07:25:01]  * subtitle track 1, Nederlands (Wide Screen) [VOBSUB] (track 0, id 0x20bd, Picture) -> Render/Burn-in, Forced Only
[07:25:01]  * audio track 1
[07:25:01]    + decoder: English (AC3) (5.1 ch) (448 kbps) (track 1, id 0x80bd)
[07:25:01]      + bitrate: 448 kbps, samplerate: 48000 Hz
[07:25:01]    + mixdown: Stereo
[07:25:01]    + dither: none
[07:25:01]    + encoder: AAC (libavcodec)
[07:25:01]      + bitrate: 160 kbps, samplerate: 48000 Hz
[07:25:01]  * audio track 2
[07:25:01]    + decoder: English (AC3) (5.1 ch) (448 kbps) (track 1, id 0x80bd)
[07:25:01]      + bitrate: 448 kbps, samplerate: 48000 Hz
[07:25:01]    + AC3 Passthru
libdvdnav: Using dvdnav version 6.0.1
libdvdread: Encrypted DVD support unavailable.
libdvdread: Can't open D:\1 Movie\todo movie\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\VIDEO_TS for reading
libdvdread: Device D:\1 Movie\todo movie\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\VIDEO_TS inaccessible, CSS authentication not available.
libdvdnav: Unable to open device file D:\1 Movie\todo movie\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\VIDEO_TS.
libdvdnav: vm: dvd_read_name failed
libdvdnav: DVD disk reports itself with Region mask 0x00400000. Regions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 8
libdvdread: Encrypted DVD support unavailable.
libdvdread: Can't open D:\1 Movie\todo movie\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\VIDEO_TS for reading
libdvdread: Device D:\1 Movie\todo movie\Dunkirk (2017) DVDR\VIDEO_TS inaccessible, CSS authentication not available.
libdvdnav: DVD disk reports itself with Region mask 0x00400000. Regions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 8
[07:25:01] sync: expecting 159959 video frames
[07:25:01] encx264: encoding at constant RF 18.000000
[07:25:01] encx264: unparsed options: ref=5:bframes=5:level=4.0:b-adapt=2:direct=auto:analyse=all:me=umh:merange=24:subme=10:trellis=2:vbv-bufsize=31250:vbv-maxrate=25000:rc-lookahead=60
x264 [info]: using SAR=64/45
x264 [info]: using cpu capabilities: MMX2 SSE2Fast SSSE3 SSE4.2 AVX FMA3 BMI2 AVX2
x264 [info]: profile High, level 4.0, 4:2:0, 8-bit
[07:25:01] sync: first pts video is 0
[07:25:01] sync: first pts audio 0x80bd is 0
[07:25:01] sync: first pts audio 0x80bd is 0
[07:25:01] sync: "Chapter 1" (1) at frame 2 time 3600

MHHMHH
Posts: 14
Joined: Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:56 pm

Re: Size subtitles

Post by MHHMHH »

I have somewhat the same question. What I do is to open the srt files in SubtitleEdit, and then go to options, and then to SSA, where you can set the size and color you wish, and then save the file as an SSA. This becomes the subtitle import for Handbrake. It works pretty well for me.

Woodstock
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Posts: 3658
Joined: Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:39 am

Re: Size subtitles

Post by Woodstock »

As mentioned above, this has to be done with an external program; handbrake itself does not "expose" the settings for rendering text subtitles, and SRT subtitles do not have that as part of the "spec". Conversion to SSA allows you to apply font controls to the subtitles.

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