subtitles for video on mac

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subtitles for video on mac

Post by masa »

Description of problem or question:

I have downloaded videos and I add subtitles but these are only showing n my computer and not on my tv. Can I do anything to correct this

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MacOS Ventura 13

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Re: subtitles for video on mac

Post by Woodstock »

TVs are rather particular about flags. File formats (MP4, MKV) have flags. Matching them up is important.

By default, a lot of players will ignore subtitles in files if they do not have BOTH the "default" and "forced" flag set. Handbrake does not, by default, set the "forced" flag players are looking for... but it does have a "search for subtitles marked as FORCED" function.

Since you did not say what file type or subtitle type you are using, it is difficult to say how to set the "forced" flag.
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