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Windows 7: AVI files in WMC with idx/sub subtitles


17 Jan 2011   #1

windows 7 professional 64 bits
 
 
AVI files in WMC with idx/sub subtitles

Hi all,

do you know how to view AVI files in WMC with idx/sub subtitles?

Is there a need of a plugin?

cheers


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17 Jan 2011   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

what codec pack are you using , the sub file should be placed in the same folder as the movie and have the exact name of the movie on the sub file.
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17 Jan 2011   #3

windows 7 professional 64 bits
 
 

thanks for your reply.

Not sure what codec I am using. Could check when I get home. Would that matter? The sub files are on the same folder indeed

I have found that with VLC media player it is very easy to incorporate subtitles. On the menu list on the top you go to Video->SubtitlesTrack->Load, then just browse for the subtitles file.

How to do that with WMC7/WMP is what I do not know

cheers
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17 Jan 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

Install the Shark007 Win7codecs and all of your subtitles will work as expected in the Windows players.
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17 Jan 2011   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

+1 i would also recommend shark007 codec pack that was to be my next post. and thanks for the hard work shark007
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17 Jan 2011   #6

windows 7 professional 64 bits
 
 

thanks to both for your help!
I will install Shark007's codecstonight!
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22 Jan 2011   #7

windows 7 professional 64 bits
 
 

Hi again,

I have installed shark007. Thanks for all the great work shark, it works great for my AVI files with srt subtitle files!!!

I still have a few questions about it.:

For a movie in .mp4 format, VLC shows the subtitles. However, WMC/WMP does not show them at all. In this case, the subtitles were in idx and sub format (not sure if that is important)
Is there a parameter that has to be tweaked in Shark007?

isos of ripped DVD
Can you add subtitles to DVD isos?

AVI s with sub/idx subtitles files
with VLC I can easily switch between languages
With WMP there is a sub language by default that can not be changed
With WMC I cannot see any subtitles at all


Any ideas?


Thanks!!!
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22 Jan 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

On the SWAP TAB, disable the Microsoft Video decoder.
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22 Jan 2011   #9

windows 7 professional 64 bits
 
 

hi Shark007,

Thanks for your quick reply!

I have installed Microsoft Video decoder, but still I have problems with idx/sub files. however, It works great for srt files

cheesr
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