How To Embed Sinhala Subtitles Into Videos

21 Aug

Ever wonder how to embed Sinhala or any other Indic Languages (Tamil, Hindi) into a video. Here are 10 simple steps for doing that

You need following software in order to do that

  • VirtualDub (download from here).
  • TextSub plugin for VirtualDub (download from here)
  • VOBSUB (download from here)

1. Install VOBSUB

2. Extract VirtualDub and copy TextSub plugin (textsub.vdf) to plugins folder in VirtualDub

3. Open VirtualDub and Open your video file from the File menu

4. Select Videos -> Filters from the menu

5. Click on Add button

6. select TextSub 2.23

7. Click on Open Button and choose your Subtitle file and Click OK

Now you can preview subtitles as following

8. Go to Video compression and select ‘ DivX Codec <version> (4 Logical CPUs) and Click ok

9. Select File -> Save as and Save it as a new AVI file

10. That’s It

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  1. Ameer Thilan

    August 21, 2011 at 9:44 PM

    Thanks a lot…I am searching this for a long time…

  2. Shehan Nimantha

    October 26, 2011 at 6:33 PM

    I cant understand 4 th step? please help me

    • dilan

      October 26, 2011 at 9:00 PM

      From the menu bar select Videos and then Filters

  3. Shehan Nimantha

    October 28, 2011 at 9:40 PM

    DivX Codec (4 Logical CPUs) {8 th step}…is not in video compression…and please dilan,can u show it from
    Video…and what version of virtualdub…………..?

    • dilan

      October 30, 2011 at 9:48 AM

      you need to install DivX codec to your PC

  4. Dilina

    January 20, 2012 at 5:19 PM

    Thanks very much
    Very helpful


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