Under Subtitles choose Edit: And since it’s all done within Handbrake, video encoding settings can be whatever you want them to be. The following screen should show up minus the red highlights. Subtitles can be turned on in iTunes, and on my Apple TV 2, as well. Can anybody recommend any alternatives? I checked and this method definitely does work, it sounds lengthy but the first two steps are very quick. We’re nearly finished now. With input selected, settings set, if you want to start encoding immediately, simply click on the “Encode” button.

But no matter what I do, running VidCoder 1. You can hardcode any subtitle format if you can just get the scripts to work, or generate the scripts automatically. So you really need to know what your output file will be used on. VideoPad Video Editor 7. Roxio Creator NXT 7. If you’re on a Mac, run your resulting video through Smart Converter Pro 2 it’s not free, but I bought it a while back, and have used it SO much I have not regretted it. Thanks Baldrick works nicely – I downloaded the portable version so it doesn’t mess with the earlier stable version.

Plus, you PC needs to be fast and so does your network as it does gardcode transcoding on the fly, so it will be resource heavy on your PC. Just made 3 test with ANSI encoding.

Subtitle Edit Help – Add subtitles to video

The next option is to select which audio track to include. I need to hardcode the subs in for streaming. Similarly, “Denoise” probably should vdcoder off, as this destroys details for the sake of a bit more efficient encoding efficient as in use lower bitrates.

Duplication of links or content is strictly prohibited. The screenshot above shows the main VidCoder screen. Output Destination and Settings Under vidcodef “Destinations” section, simply enter in where you want your output file to be saved on your computer. It will recognize the show and episode, tag it accordingly, and convert as necessary. The “Track” drop down box allows you to select, from the input source, which subtitle track to include in the subtites.

If you’re file is already an MP4, it doesn’t actually convert it, just tags it. Any suggestions on what could be the issue?

For everything else, you can choose which chapters if the input supports chapters to convert, or harddode by time in secondsor even by frames. You could also make. And how to fix? Under Subtitles choose Edit: Takes literally less than 2 seconds.


Note that you can have anywhere from zero so no audio to even more audio tracks then are present in the original source so use the same audio track more than once, if that’s what you want. MKV format that had softsubs but I wanted to play it back on my phone but didnt really have the vidcoxer on the phone at the time to play it back properly. Before I bow out, one handy tip that I personally find vidcodee useful.

This should be possible by adding the vidcode track in Handbrake and checking the ‘Burned In’ sbutitles. All I want to do is take the MP4 video file and hardcode the subtitles into the video so that it will play without issue on anything that can play an MP4 video, such as game consoles. So if it’s quick and dirty you want, and you don’t really care about the output file size, then the presets are for you so select one and skip to step 6.

If you select “MKV”, there is only one additional option to the right, and that’s to subtitless chapter markers found in the input video, and place them in the output video as well. Moving on to the next tab, “Video Filters”, here we can select the types of filtering we may need to do for the video.

Subtitle Edit Help – Add subtitles to video

To make it easy, you can simply vidcdoer one of the pre-saved “Presets” “Normal”, “High Profile”, and one of the presets for Apple devices, such as the iPad, iPhone The catch is with AVS, you need to have a video with softsubs. And went to the str file, and everythings alright, there the sentences are fine Another thing is I can only try to make a movie one time, than if I dont restart the pc, it gets me errors.

If you’ve made changes here, you may want to save these settings to a new profile while keeping the original VidCoder profiles unchanged for future reference. On to the “Audio” tab. Once this is done, you can select this new profile in the future for your encodes and skip having to change the settings altogether. With your input video loaded, the input and output resolution properties are shown for you here, in blue and green. The “Encoding” section is really the meat of VidCoder, and it is here that you select the output quality, the file size, audio type and pretty much everything else about your output.


So you really need to know what your output file will subtktles used on. You can use MKV Extract to get the subs out. I prefer to use VidCoder for its more appealing simple look. Can anybody recommend any alternatives? Open the mkv in VidCoder.

VLC supposedly has a conversion option that allows hardcoding of SRT files, but when I vidcocer that, the audio wouldn’t play through Windows Media Player, only through VLC, and even then, the subtitles still were not in the video. Click on the blue “cross” icon next to the drop down box to delete the audio track. Last edited by Baldrick; 8th Feb at Otherwise, you’ll have to manually select a subtitle track in the right subgitles.

Does it work without hardcoding subs?

Selecting the “Loose” anamorphic option re-enables the ability to resize the video, but only the width, as the height is automatically calculated to ensure it is a multiple of If I can choose the font type, size, color and outline color, that would be perfect. In what form do i preset the subs in order to play in my tv?

The job queue section lists all the currently working and queued jobs, with columns showing the properties of the encoding job. Hardcoded means ‘baked in’ as you say, rather than being additional data that you can turn on and off they’re actually encoded as part of the video. Who is online Users browsing this forum: As for hhardcode size of average bitrates, I get asked recommendations for this when using H.