Settings/Player/Language

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This category contains the settings for audio & subtitle language

1 Audio

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1.1 Preferred Audio Language

Settings level: Basic
Description: Defaults to the selected audio language if more than one language is available


1.2 Prefer default audio streams

Settings level: Standard
Description: If enabled, audio streams that are flagged as default (and match the preferred language) are preferred over audio streams with higher quality (number of channels, codec, ...)


2 Subtitles

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2.1 Preferred Subtitle Language

Settings level: Basic
Description: Defaults to the selected subtitle language if more than one language is available


2.2 Enable parsing for closed captions

Settings level: Standard
Description: Enable to parse for CC in video streams. Puts slightly more load on the CPU.


2.3 Subtitle position on screen

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Location of subtitles on screen. Options are: Fixed, Bottom of video, Below video, Top of video, Above video


2.4 Stereoscopic 3D depth of subtitles

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Sets the visual depth of subtitles for stereoscopic 3D videos. The higher the value, the closer the subtitles will appear to the viewer.
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2.5 Font to use for text subtitles

Settings level: Standard
Description: Set the font type to be used for text based (usually downloaded) subtitles.


2.5.1 Character set

Settings level: Standard
Description: Set the font character set to be used for subtitles


2.5.2 Size

Settings level: Expert
Description: Set the font size to be used for subtitles.


2.5.3 Style

Settings level: Expert
Description: Set the font style to be used for subtitles.


2.5.4 Colour

Settings level: Expert
Description: Set the font colour to be used for subtitles.


2.5.5 Background colour

Settings level: Expert
Description: Set the colour to be used for the subtitle background


2.5.6 Background opacity

Settings level: Expert
Description: Set the subtitle background opacity


2.6 Override ASS/SSA subtitle fonts

Settings level: Expert
Description: If predefined fonts are given with the subtitle file enable this setting to override them.


3 Download Services

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3.1 Languages to download subtitles for

Settings level: Standard
Description: Set languages to use when searching for subtitles. Note: Not all subtitle services will use all languages.


3.2 Subtitle storage location

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Specify where downloaded subtitles should be saved, the same location as the video or a custom location.


3.2.1 Custom subtitle folder

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Set a custom directory for your subtitles. This can be a file share.


3.3 Pause when searching for subtitles

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Pause the current video while searching for subtitles and resume once the subtitle is available.


3.4 Auto download first subtitle

Settings level: Advanced
Description: Automatically download first subtitle from the search result list.


3.5 Default TV service

Settings level: Standard
Description: Select the service that will be used as default to search for TV-show subtitles.


3.6 Default movie service

Settings level: Standard
Description: Select the service that will be used as default to search for movie subtitles.