Windows code page 1252

This code page is used to encode Latin alphabet for many european languages including French, Spanish and German.

When filenames, metadata and/or subtitles are encoded in one of those languages, a Windows batch file look like this :

chcp 1252
ffmpeg -i "C'est l'été.mp4" -sub_charenc CP1252 -f srt -i "Franç" ^
-metadata:g title="L'été arrive" -metadata:s:s language=fre ^
-map 0 -map 1 -c copy -c:s mov_text "OUTPUT.mp4"

In the above example, both batch file and SRT file must be created in ANSI mode (i.e. not UTF-8).

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