Simply open this directory using details view. I had the same problem and this solved it. Can you check the file in an editor to see what encoding it has e. Sign up using Email and Password. Then change the character encoding to the above setting and try again. When opening the srt file using a word processor with appropriate encoding Big5, GB, GB or Unicode , the Chinese character can be read. I opened it with Notepad and I saw the above. This wasn’t working for me until I opened the subtitle file in MS WORD, it will offer to convert it to something readable, then save it as a word document, then change the extension to.
You can get Subtitle Editor two ways, Download from it’s questlon http: How can I check the encoding? Other way you may change subtites files encoding to UTF-8 I’ve experienced this before, and I found it’s because of subtitles’ font, use Subtitle Editor to edit your subtitle’s font!
Simply open this directory using details view. Ahad Yekta Ahad Yekta 11 1.
Can you check the file in an editor to see what encoding it has e. Then change the character encoding to the above setting and try again. Didn’t help, I’m going crazy, all I wanted is to watch a movie. Tal Segal Tal Segal 3 3. What about vlc on Android?
How to fix subtitles in VLC: no more weird symbols, boxes or question marks
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You should just questtion as the file with UTF-8 encoding and enjoy it. This allows non-Unicode programs to run on your computer using the specified language.
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You can only see squares. How to handle this situation? Simply drag the save-as file into VLC will do. Change the encoding in the combo box near marke “save” button below to “Unicode” Save the file Replace the existing one And now the hebrew subtitles are displayed correctly. Newer Post Older Post Home. Mahdi Mahdi 1 2. Way to find the source of the issue?
VLC is now using a unicode font that can display all Chinese, Korean and Japanese characters correctly. Shimmy Shimmy 1, 11 27 It looks like you’re using an adblocker Ads help keep this website online. If your subtitles still show up as question marks, there is a chance that your file is actually filled with question marks.
If there were any other subtitles in the folder move them to another location. Seems Android version comes with only a few options and doesn’t allow changing the font.
This guide explains subtitlee to fix subtitles that show up as weird symbols, boxes, blocks, or question marks in VLC media player. Post as a guest Name.
Then select the target subtitle and before clicking open in the bottom of the window you see “Character Encoding”. When opening the srt file using a word processor with appropriate encoding Big5, GB, GB or Unicodethe Chinese character can be read. The second picture is the same file converted to UTF-8, displaying correctly.
How to fix VLC subtitles not displaying properly
By the way, using this method, the srt file must be in unicode and should be stored using UTF-8 format. If Arial Unicode MS is not in the list, you can download and install it from here. This also worked for me, but I opened the.
Yes, I did restart. What’s the subtitle format?