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When I download and add subtitles to movies they appear as strange symbols, the subs work in other computers with DivX or VLC Media Players. What should I do?

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asked Aug 17, 2010 about DivX
edited Jan 8, 2014 by William Rasmussen

When I download and add subtitles to movies they appear as strange symbols, the subs work in other computers with DivX or VLC Media Players. What should I do?

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answered Jan 8, 2014 by Alex Urbach (306,420 points)
edited Jan 23, 2014 by Jurgen W

This happens because the DivX is not configured properly. You need to configure the settings to use the right ISO mode for subtitles. To read more about this, visit the Wikipedia page related to character encoding.

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