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Old 27th June 2009, 04:53   #1  |  Link
Techman2007
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Unable to read SUB text in notepad

I’d like to edit the SUB file for a movie but it looks all gibberish
How can I nake it viewable when I open the SUB file in notepad?
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Old 27th June 2009, 10:03   #2  |  Link
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Define "SUB" file. If it's e.g. a SUB part of a SUB/IDX pair, it's a binary file containing a DVD subtitle stream and of course Notepad is not able to decode this stream.
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Old 29th June 2009, 17:50   #3  |  Link
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I’d like to edit the SUB file for a movie but it looks all gibberish
How can I nake it viewable when I open the SUB file in notepad?
You can't. Notepad doesn't decode binary files which is why you see gibberish. You need to download and use a subtitle editor.
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Old 6th July 2009, 18:35   #4  |  Link
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You can't. Notepad doesn't decode binary files which is why you see gibberish. You need to download and use a subtitle editor.
you beat me to it.
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