Video - Special characters in subtitles are not displayed

December 2016



Issue


The special characters (é, è, à, ù, ç..) in of my subtitles (.srt) are not displayed, instead there's an empty space. Is there any solution to convert the subtitles or there any specific settings that must be adjusted in my video softwares.

Solution


Simply open the .srt subtitle file with notepad:
1 - File> Save As ...
2 - In "Encoding" choose UTF-8
3 - Save

Thanks to Momo for this tip.

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