Help & troubleshooting for channels on your Roku device, including adding/removing channels, logging in to, authenticating, or activating a channel, channel-specific playback issues, assistance contacting channel publishers to report issues, and adjusting channel-specific settings.
Hello, I'm currently playing a TV show via my external hard drive, connected to the Roku unit, with the Roku Media Player app. However, the subtitles, in SRT format, are not showing on playback. This is very strange, since the subtitles show when viewing the video file on my laptop and when streaming the video wirelessly to my Roku 3 via Plex. Can anyone help me with this?
There have been several reports of srt files not being handled correctly in various Roku channels if the last line of the file is not terminated with a cr/lf.
Open the srt file in an editor. Scroll to the last line. Place your cursor after the last char on that line and press "Enter." Then save the file.
No guarantees but it cannot hurt to give it a try.
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