How can I play a .mkv video with subtitles on the raspberry pi 3b? using osmc or anything else.


Can I add or use external fonts?

I am new to this section so excuse me.

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You can use VLC to display subtitles. In the PiXEL desktop environment, go to Sound and Video > VLC Media Player from the applications menu. In VLC open the video file from Media > Open File and the subtitle file from Subtitle > Add Subtitle File. One can change the default subtitle font in Tools > Preferences > Subtitles / OSD > Subtitle effects > Font.

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