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Movie Submenu

There are three items here, like in the Music submenu:

The Subtitle subsection is the most settings-rich one.

The subtitle quality and draw method are selected in the Display screen:

The font settings are quite sufficient, allowing you to choose the font type, encoding and size…

…as well as color and transparency. You can also use the bold style of the font.

There’s a special screen in the menu to set up the outline effects:

Color and transparency settings are available here, too:

That’s quite a lot of settings for the software of this level but this all works only for DVD because subtitle files (.SRT, .SSA, and others) are not reproduced correctly for MPEG/AVI video files. This seems to be a series limitation, yet it’s not quite so as you’ll learn shortly.

Then you can also choose the subtitle position and synchronization.

But the main and most important setting looks like that:

It just allows the standard iMEDIAN player to use an external filter to display the subtitles. This simple option explains why the developer didn’t trouble about supporting all types of subtitles. No one has ever produced anything better than, say, DirectVobSub, so you are just given an opportunity to use that time-tested tool for displaying subtitles.

Next, you can edit movie bookmarks.

Similar to the audio files playback settings, you can define the repeat parameters:

 
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