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Q: Help with RealPlayer ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Help with RealPlayer
Category: Computers > Software
Asked by: gcse-ga
List Price: $200.00
Posted: 29 Nov 2004 01:35 PST
Expires: 29 Dec 2004 01:35 PST
Question ID: 435443
I'm currently trying to stream a movie on the Internet provided by my
ISP but when I started to play it, it automatically change to French
and Chinese subtitles.
Is there anyway I can change it back all in English?

Tips will be included.

Request for Question Clarification by till-ga on 29 Nov 2004 02:40 PST
Can you provide the URL please so I can have a look a the problem ?


Clarification of Question by gcse-ga on 29 Nov 2004 02:57 PST
Sorry but this is a private server provided by the ISP. 
I have signed an agreement not to "spam" out the link away. 
When you play a DVD don't you have that function?
I tried to play it with the DVD but failed too, cannot find the menu to access.
Subject: Re: Help with RealPlayer
Answered By: till-ga on 29 Nov 2004 08:50 PST
I found the solution how to switch the preferred subtitle language:
Sure it can work only if the source file of your ISP offers english subtitles.

"Real Player / Real One player
From the Real Player menu, Choose 'Tools' 
Next, pick the Preferences item (Screenshot 1) 
In the preference page (Screenshot 2) choose Content 
Now you can see the option for 'Show subtitles' - check this box 
There is also an option for 'Supplemental text captioning' - check
this box as well. "
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The screenshots not included here can be seen there.

I hope this solves your problem.


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Request for Answer Clarification by gcse-ga on 29 Nov 2004 14:58 PST
I've up to the Preferences screen. 
I don't see any "Show subtitles" there.
I'm using RealPlayer version 10.

Clarification of Answer by till-ga on 29 Nov 2004 23:42 PST
So you´ve reached the following point:
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Form this point please select 
as desbribed in this screenshot:
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Then you will see the option for subtitles and for the preferred
language for content.
This all refers to Real Player 10.


Request for Answer Clarification by gcse-ga on 07 Dec 2004 03:14 PST
Yes I tried that but the subtitles does not come on. 
It should have display all the languages availible on the DVD but only
choose English as the default and can't change to the others.
I find a much better way using Window Media Player.
Thanks alot for the help.

Request for Answer Clarification by gcse-ga on 07 Dec 2004 03:15 PST
But I would also want to know how to do it on Real.

Clarification of Answer by till-ga on 07 Dec 2004 03:48 PST
Displaying subtitles is of course limited to the available subtitles
in the video source. If no other languages can be selected the source
simply does not offer them.


Request for Answer Clarification by gcse-ga on 07 Dec 2004 03:51 PST
I tried it on the DVD Player and it works fine also with the WMP. 
But there IS problems with RealPlayer

Clarification of Answer by till-ga on 07 Dec 2004 04:38 PST
In your question you were talking about a streaming video form your
ISP, not about a DVD.
In my opinion Realplayer is not the best choice to play DVDs on your
PC. There are several specialised  DVD player programs available.

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