[kwlug-disc] Dropping Bell, Phase 5

CrankyOldBugger crankyoldbugger at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 15:49:40 EDT 2014


Oh, don't misunderstand me, I've looked at Plex, but I'm not a big fan of
it.  It came with my NAS box.  It doesn't play well with my firewalls, so
I'm not sure if I'm going to stick with it.

I do like XBMC as well.  I particularly enjoyed the talk you gave on XBMC
back a few months ago.



On 28 April 2014 15:21, <chaslinux at gmail.com> wrote:

> Cranky I know you're a Plex fan, but one of the things I love about XBMC
> is that while playing a video I can bring up the play menu and download
> subtitles from a source of my choosing.
>
> I don't autodownload, because as you've mentioned subtitles sometimes end
> up being off sync, but this method is really nice.
>
> Typically I just have to click the Windows button on my media centre
> remote, this brings up the play options (pause, FF, Rewind). One of the
> icons on the play options screen is the subtitle download icon. It
> autofetches a bunch of subtitles to choose from (default is opensubtitles).
> I choose the one I want and bingo.
>
> As I recall I had to enable the subtitles plugin and then enable subtitles
> in setup, but it wasn't particularly hard.
>
> In my case I'm normally grabbing subtitles for my own ripped media (so
> worse comes to worse I could probably just rip the subtitles myself). I
> find most of the subs made for torrents work with my ripped media.
>
> Incidentally I normally use makemkv and handbrake if anyone wants to know.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Charles
> Blog: http://www.charlesmccolm.com/
> Sent from my cell phone.
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:38:34
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