Unable to see mkv subtitles


Is there any way to see mkv subtitles when playing a movie? My TV is:

Thanks a lot

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Clarification Request
I didn't check the manual

But some are trying to embed the subtitles (may not work), have a MKV with multiple subtitles (does not work) and then I keep finding errors in the usual external SRT files. When I find that last error the user almost always exclaims "it works on my PC!" to which we have to go over there is no PC in the HDTV.

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Subtitles are supported by Samsung TVs

You should install a media server on your PC to stream your MKV file and your external subtitle file (usually .SRT). Make sure the .SRT file has the same name as your .MKV and is in the same folder. Choose a media server that streams subtitles - Mezzmo, Serviio, PS3MS, etc. I do not recommend AllShare. If you don't see subtitles, then one reason is that your .SRT may be corrupted & your TV may be rejecting it.

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But -

pachoramos -

The TV supports specific codecs. Computers allow you to download new codecs. New codecs are usually not available for televisions, so you have to use the formats listed in the manual.

The SRT file needs to be in the same container, with the same name as the movie file.


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I will try then to put srt file at the same place as movie and with the same name. Thanks for the tip

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It worked fine Grin

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The current product you are using has one subtitle per movie. That's it.

When this comes up, it's usually some PC user that is used to what we do on a PC.

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OK, but

It's not only PCs what allows us to do that, DVD players also allow that Wink

But I can live with a lang anyway

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It's a new feature.

It will take time for models to catch up. If you want a shocker, look at what these products did in 2010. It's amazing how far they came in under 2 years.

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Bob is right...

Only one subtitle file is supported.


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What you have to do is extract the subtitle out of the mkv. On Mac, MKVtools, is a free program that accomplishes this.... Then, you just place that file in the same directory as your mkv, and the TV will know to play it... You just have to make sure its named the same as the mkv, (.e.g, Goodfellas1080p.mkv and Check the manual though... Not all formats work.. i think .*** doesn't work... So if its .***, you have to convert it to .srt.

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