VLC HowTo/Change subtitles encoding

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This page describes how to change subtitles text encoding. Other "how to" pages

If you see wrong characters on screen or failed to convert subtitle encoding error message you should try to change Subtitles text encoding option. Remember to press Save to save VLC settings and restart VLC after that to make sure changes are enabled.

Select Tools → Preferences.

Select Subtitles / OSD → Default encoding.

This page is part of the informal VLC Support Guide.
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