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Windows 7: Join Subtitles to Files... Without the need of transcoding.

04 Feb 2011   #1

Windows 8.1 (Update 1) Both Machines
Join Subtitles to Files... Without the need of transcoding.

Hi guys! I got a problem... I need to join subtitles so it can be displayed on the 360 while using Media Center.

No, transcoding is not an option. I just want the Media Center detect my .srt files while playing .mkv files.

Any ideas? Thanks

My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Feb 2011   #2
Orbital Shark


Show closed captions or subtitles in Windows Media Center:
Please note that on Windows 7, both Windows Media Player and Media Center make use of the Windows Media Foundation (WMF) framework instead of DirectShow for playing certain file types. As a result, DirectShow subtitle filters like DirectVobSub are not used.

WMF is used for the following file types: MPEG, WMV, MP4, MOV, M2TS. For other file formats, such as AVI and MKV, the Microsoft players are (in most cases) able to display subtitles.
You can download a third party software and check if it helps. Search using your favorite search engine for more information.
Note: Microsoft cannot guarantee that any problems resulting from the use of Third Party Software can be solved. Using Third Party Software is at your own risk.
Please check if suggestions on the following thread works:
Source = windows 7 ( windows 7 media center how can put subtitles *.srt *.txt e.t.c)
Note   Note
I've not tested this as I don't currently use 7MC for video playback

Hope it helps :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 8.1 (Update 1) Both Machines

Thanks a lot for the reply.... I'll try it when I get to home.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

04 Feb 2011   #4
Orbital Shark


You're welcome, keep us posted :)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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