I forwarded your question to an internal list at Real. Here is
what I got back. If you want the SMIL and the
text files let me know, and I'll send them to you directly.
>Subject: Re: Fwd: RealPlayer SMIL .rt captions in Persian?
>RealText doesn't support Persian or Arabic, but you can
>do Arabic (and hopefully Persian) through plain text in
>SMIL (using the RealText renderer). Plain text support
>is still on the back burner for Linux, though.
>I attached a SMIL2.0 file that plays an iso-8859-6
>encoded text file three different ways (via param
>elements in the SMIL). I also attached a windows-1256
>encoded plain-text file as another option for Arabic.
>Note: I copied the Arabic text at the bottom of the
>text files from a NetNanny-approved Website but I have
>no idea what it says.
> Hi. I have been trying to make Persian captioned
> content work using SMIL in RealPlayer 10. No success yet.
> I've just asked on their support messageboard,
> ...but wondered whether people here had more experience
> with these issues. I was hoping to make an example
> that had Persian audio (MP3 etc) content, and 3 different
> subtitle captions for English translation, Persian
> script, and also romanized spelling. But it seems RealPlayer
> has problems (or I have a misunderstanding :)
> Many thanks for any suggestions,
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