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Samsung LED 5 series and subtitles

by kungski / November 27, 2011 4:20 AM PST

I have recently bought a Samsung LED TV (UN40D5000). It plays.avi movies from my network drive fine. However, any movies with subtitles (in xxx.srt format) do not work (they work fine on the PC). Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks

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I think this was discussed.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 27, 2011 4:36 AM PST

The subtitles may work on USB drives but not over a network. Go figure.
Bob

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It didn't work with USB either.
by kungski / November 27, 2011 7:52 AM PST

I have read previous posts. It didn't work with USB either.

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There are limits to subtitles on USB.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 27, 2011 8:00 AM PST

Here I can get them to work but I have to follow the rules and sometimes have found errors in the SRT files.

Here's the problem. Your average user will never open up the SRT file to see why it's not working. Some won't bother to name them proper.

I wonder if this is not ready for the average user?
Bob

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Subtitles on Samsung Smart TV
by dimekoza / December 23, 2011 2:18 AM PST

I have bought


Samsung UE40D5520 Smart TV, and also have problems with the subtitles. I can't even get them on, the manual says that the TV can read many types of subtitle files, but it doesn't say how to turn them on.
If someone knows how, please help.Thank you.

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Subtitles on Samsung Smart TV
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / December 29, 2011 3:42 PM PST

dimekoza,

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how?
by ignorant-at-my-xtream / February 2, 2013 6:34 PM PST

could you be a little more specific for ignorant people like me?

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Mine work fine
by Nvidianat / January 11, 2012 6:53 PM PST

Hi,
I have the same display and I play movies from my USB drive. What I always do is put the subtitles file (.srt) exactly the same as the movie name. For example the title of the movie will be Avatar.mkv and the sub should be Avatar.srt. You should just copy the name of the movie and replace the existing sub name by it. Lastly both files should be in the same folder. (make sure the .srt is made for the movie i.e same bit-rate etc...).

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This tip works!
by sarahmao / January 19, 2013 3:22 AM PST
In reply to: Mine work fine

Renaming the movie and .srt files the same thing works - my TV then only displays them as a single entity and the subtitles display correctly! Thanks Happy

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INDEED
by ignorant-at-my-xtream / February 2, 2013 7:15 PM PST
In reply to: Mine work fine

thank ever so much, now we can put subtitles on all movies that we have. really appreciated that nvidianat

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