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Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

Contributor
yaka
Posts: 3

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

Dear Arislgr,

 

converting .srt to .sub is not a hassle at all. It literally takes only 1 second. Use SubRip 1.5, downloadable from here: http://zuggy.wz.cz/dvd.php

 

I am very interested whether SmartMovie can handle separate .sub subtitle files. Will you please check that out for me?

 

Thx: yaka

Registered Member
trilko
Posts: 1

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

Yes, it does!

 

I've just tried it, subtitles work fine if you convert them to .sub with Smartmovie.

 

I'm on C7, but should work on N8 as well I guess :smileyhappy:

Contributor
yaka
Posts: 3

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

Dear Trilko!

 

Thanks a lot for the info. Converting from .srt to .sub is very easy and quick. If you use a .sub file, are Hungarian characters supported, like: áéöőüűóú? Will you try that for me, please? I attached a hungarian .sub file (the subtitle for Inception cd1), I simply changed the extension to .log.

 

Thanks a lot,

yaka

Sage
Posts: 80

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

Have you seen Nokia Big Screen (from Nokia Betalabs)? The video player accept subtitles!!! Made by Nokia. Time to hope for internal player to be upgraded sometime?
Sage
Symbian_fan
Posts: 124

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

Improvement: Nokia Big screen app from beta labs can play subtitles over HDMI.
Counsellor
arislgr
Posts: 45

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

That's Excellent news from Nokia, but where from can I get it  for my  N8? I  cannot  find it on  Ovi store, and the beta labs page  ( http://betalabs.nokia.com/apps/nokia-big-screen ) has no 'download' link.

Mobile Visionary
krisq
Posts: 908

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

You need to login with your Ovi account to get the download link.
Contributor
yaka
Posts: 3

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

I attached the Nokia Big Screen application. Change the .log extension to .sis, and that's it.

Counsellor
arislgr
Posts: 45

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

Thanks for the file! it is succesfully installed on my N8, will try it with the HDMI cable when i get the chance, again thanks !

Mobile Emperor
psychomania
Posts: 28,695

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

Nokia has today released an update for the N8 that allows subtitle files to be used with the built in video player. SUB and SRT formats are supported.

You can get the update by doing the following:
Menu > Applications > SW Update > Check for updates.

The update is called "videos" and was released today.

Mobile Visionary
krisq
Posts: 908

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

[ Edited ]

Oh my, really?? Great news!

 

[edit]

Works! This is very nice :smileyhappy:

 

[edit2]

FYI, save subtitles in Unicode to avoid any problems with diacritic letters :smileyhappy:

Counsellor
arislgr
Posts: 45

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

Tha'ts great news, however with my N8 I cant find that update, either with the phone, or  with Ovi suite. My N8 has software version 011.012, it must be a  European vesrion and maybe they have not been updatedyet, anyway we'll  there, well done Nokia!!!! 

Sage
Posts: 80

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

Installed now; thanks for info! And THANKS NOKIA!
New Member
harker_666
Posts: 2

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

installed now. it does play .srt but only english. no support for greek .srt :smileysad: :smileysad:

come on Nokia. do the job right. put more srt formats :smileysad:

New Member
harker_666
Posts: 2

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

EDIT : You just have to save the .srt in Unicode. It does support Greek subs. THANK YOU NOKIA YOU RULE

Contributor
DarekR
Posts: 4

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

How to show polish subtitles correct 

Mobile Visionary
krisq
Posts: 908

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

Save in the Notepad as Unicode.
Contributor
DarekR
Posts: 4

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

Thanks. Work find in Windows but I have problem on MAC (I use Jubler for subtitles editing in MAC)

Mobile Visionary
krisq
Posts: 908

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

No idea how to save it in Unicode on Mac. But I'm sure Google has all the answers. There must an equivalent to Notepad on Mac, right?
Counsellor
arislgr
Posts: 45

Re: Can N8 play .srt (subtitle) files?

Yeah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Got the update on the European version too !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GO, GO, GO, NOKIA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! never owned any other phone, Nokia all these years !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!