[Linux-aus] Closed Captions From DVB-T

ozatomic levelbelow at levelbelow.net
Tue Aug 24 08:34:58 EST 2010

  Ok sorry i figured out the problem i was missing some ""

/vlc dvb-t:// :dvb-frequency=226500000 :dvb-bandwidth=7 
:dvb-transmission=8 :program=562 :sout-all 

Now i get 2 files. But the .sub file is totally unreadable. anyone know 
of a way to convert it maybe  now that i have extracted it :)

On 24/08/2010 7:58 AM, ozatomic wrote:
> Just a little info and looking for some debug help. I found this 
> command from the videolan froum
> /vlc dvb-t:// :dvb-frequency=514000000 :dvb-bandwidth=8 :sout-all 
> :sout=#duplicate{dst=display,select="program=257",dst=std{access=file,mux=avi,dst="F:\temp\stream.avi"},select="program=257",dst=std{access=file,mux=raw,dst="F:\temp\stream.sub"},select="es=140"}/
> Now of course i have to replace the values with my values but i have 
> not found them all yet. but even if it try and remove eg the subtitles 
> export bit i still get errors as follows.
> /[0x8679c20] main stream out error: no sout stream module matched 
> "duplicateselect=program=562"
> [0x86797a8] main stream output error: stream chain failed for 
> `duplicateselect=program=562'
> [0x867def0] main input error: cannot start stream output instance, 
> aborting
> /
> For some reason my VLC does not liek me doing this stuff?
> On 23/08/2010 4:54 PM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>> I'd need a file to play around with it. Sorry, but if Google searches 
>> cannot help you, I don't know either.
>> Cheers,
>> Silvia.
>> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 4:14 PM, ozatomic <levelbelow at levelbelow.net 
>> <mailto:levelbelow at levelbelow.net>> wrote:
>>     Thanks for the reply.
>>     I had not tried to play the capture card via VLC but after
>>     reading your response i did.
>>     I was able to get a channel up and it is showing me the closed
>>     captions and they are not bitmaps. Well i'm saying this because
>>     the captions look completly different then what they look like in
>>     mythtv.
>>     Now i just have to find a way to get vlc to export the closed
>>     captions. Any ideas?
>>     On 22/08/2010 9:08 AM, Silvia Pfeiffer wrote:
>>>     Last poster on this thread claims he's had success with ccextractor
>>>     http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/365423
>>>     Using
>>>     /usr/local/bin/ccextractor --queue "%DIR%"/%FILE%
>>>     pulls out a .srt on PVR350.
>>>     But others claim captions are bitmaps in DVB-T, so you might be
>>>     able to use gocr on those.
>>>     Have you tried using VLC to see if it has the subtitles? If so,
>>>     there should be a way to extract them.
>>>     Silvia.
>>>     On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 11:40 AM, ozatomic
>>>     <levelbelow at levelbelow.net <mailto:levelbelow at levelbelow.net>>
>>>     wrote:
>>>          Hey Guys,
>>>         Not sure if this is a place to ask question but i thought
>>>         that some of
>>>         you may have tried this before.
>>>         I'm tring to get closed captions from my DVB-T device to a
>>>         text file.
>>>         I've tried using applications like ccextrator but it does
>>>         not work. I am
>>>         now playing with dvbsnoop but am getting very lost.
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