VLC does not seem to work correctly for Arabic.
convenient for subtitles in languages other than Chinese, Japanese (
for which you need to choose a different font than the default
--> Open file--> Browse then choose the folder
n is the chapter number and xyz is the chosen spoken language ('Arab',
English Espanol, Français). All
subtitles can then be selected from Video--> Subtiles track.
you want to select a specific language :
'Load subtitles file' and
you want Chinese or Japanese subtitles.
For Arabic one proceeds exactly in the same way but we did not find an Arabic font which also deals with the few Latin symbols that one find in the commentaries. Any suggestion is welcome !
--> Video --> Subtitles/OSD --> Text Renderer ,
it is possible to adjuste the size and aspect of the subtitles. The
position of the subtitles can be adjusted in Input/Codecs -->
, it is possible to adjuste the size and aspect of the subtitles. The position of the subtitles can be adjusted in Input/Codecs --> other codecs--> Subtitles.
Works fine with all languages (except those that ware written from right to left : Arabic and Hebrew) but only enables one language at a time (this is enough !).
has to rename the chosen subtitle file by deleting the suffix of the
such a way that the name of the film Dimensions_n_xyz.mov
(xyz is the spoken language, 'Arab', English Espanol,
the chosen subtitle file becomes Dimensions_n_xyz.srt.
Preferences --> General. In Subtitles settings, choose a font and UTF-8 text encoding. "Arial Unicode" works well for all languages (except Chinese and Japanese and these need another font) but one can choose other nice fonts as well.
File--> Open Choose the film Dimensions_n_xyz.mov.
most convenient player for subtitles, for all languages, but...
unfortunately not free...
Select the subtitles in Movie.