By installing xy-VSFilter
to your computer, you will enjoy high-quality playback of your multimedia files and the features of the well-known VSFilter
, which is needed to display subtitles.
0.86+ or other compatible Subtitle Consumer installed on your computer.
In order to use these software tools on your computer, you need to make sure there are no other versions of VSFilter previously installed.
xy-VSFilter and XySubFilter are considered more efficient than the official VSFilter, first of all because they are a lot faster.
The official VSFilter used to render subtitles in RGB, so it had to convert YUV to RGB when playing YUV streams.
Other advantages of these releases are the more efficient Border and Clip Code; the superior Color Conversion, Alpha Blending, Chroma Placement and Rasterization code; needing 75% less system resources when idle; better implementation of animation detection; addition of caches in order to make animated affects faster and so on.
Other changes in these filters are support for non-integer values of \fcsx \fcxy, support for sub-pixel drawing of vector shapes, removed pre-buffer subpics option, an option to hide the VSFilter tray icon, support for 'correct' MPEG-2/H.264 left chroma placement for YCbCr output etc.
Moreover, these two filters are very compact while still managing to offer so many features. They are constantly updated and by using xy-VSFilter and XySubFilter, you know you have full support for playback and subtitle rendering, no matter what multimedia format you work with.
- If you have another version of VSFilter currently installed, merely replacing the VSFilter.dll file will NOT work correctly. Check their Troubleshooting Q&A for more details here
xy-VSFilter provides support only for the subtitle scripts supported by Official VSFilter 2.39 builds, while XySubFilter ensures high quality subtitle rendering on condition that you have