SRT not burning in

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ak472
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SRT not burning in

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Description of problem or question:
I checked the resulting file and saw no subtitles burned on it.



Steps to reproduce the problem (If Applicable):
Add an SRT file.
Uncheck Forced Only for "Foreign Audio Scan".
Check Burn In for the SRT file.
Start Encode.



HandBrake version (e.g., 1.0.0):
1.7.3



Operating system and version (e.g., Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, Windows 10 Creators Update):
Windows 11 Home



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JohnAStebbins
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Re: SRT not burning in

Post by JohnAStebbins »

Are you certain the character codeset is UTF-8? Text files are a bit of a guessing game as to their character codeset. Using the wrong codeset will result in incorrect characters or completely missing text.

On Windows, I believe Notepad will show the encoding in the bottom right corner and allow you to save the file as different encodings.
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