Description:

VLSub is not working with Vlc 2.1.x, please update to 2.2.

Search and download subtitles from opensubtitles.org using the hash of the video currently playing or its title.
INSTALLATION:
- download the file from the "Files" tab above
- create a directory "extensions" at this location and put the file "vlsub.lua" inside:
* Windows (all users): %ProgramFiles%VideoLANVLCluaextensions
* Windows (current user): %APPDATA%vlcluaextensions
* Linux (all users): /usr/lib/vlc/lua/extensions/
* Linux (current user): ~/.local/share/vlc/lua/extensions/
* Mac OS X (all users): /Applications/VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/share/lua/extensions/
* Mac OS X (current user): /Users/%your_name%/Library/Application Support/org.videolan.vlc/lua/extensions/

...or use the installer below if you're on Windows 7 (32 or 64)

To start the extension click on View > VLSub or Vlc > Extensions > VLSub on Mac OS.

Limitation

* Impossible to automatically save the subtitles on Windows if the path to your video contain non ASCII (non-english) characters and the "search by hash" method will be slower.
* The "search by hash" method will fail on Windows if for video files >2Go (if VLC is compiled with lua 5.1 anyway)

/! Troubleshooting /!

If you have other issue you can ask for a solution here or on github but please get the full vlc debug log and add it as a pastebin to your post. The procedure is explained here:
https://github.com/exebetche/vlsub/wiki/Troubleshooting
Last changelog:

Support http chunked transfer encoding 10 months ago

Fix broken extension after opensubtitles uses a new CDN

enbroerse

10 months ago

I have got the same problem, vlc sub not responding, windows 10 64 bit, 32 win version and 64 win. http://pastebin.com/SKsT8Jm6

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CacaPizza

10 months ago

Same as charmainewho : http://pastebin.com/JY9XPGvF (64 bit version here)

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charmainewho

10 months ago

VLC Sub 0.9.13 not responding. Windows 10, 32bit. VLC version 2.2.4 http://pastebin.com/NimZmVHr

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kailley2467

10 months ago

-- logger module started --
main debug: using interface module "logger"
main debug: TIMER module_need() : 146.643 ms - Total 146.643 ms / 1 intvls (Avg 146.643 ms)
main debug: looking for interface module: 1 candidate
main debug: using interface module "globalhotkeys"
main debug: TIMER module_need() : 10.319 ms - Total 10.319 ms / 1 intvls (Avg 10.319 ms)
main: Running vlc with the default interface. Use 'cvlc' to use vlc without interface.
main debug: looking for interface module: 4 candidates
main debug: playlist threads correctly activated
main debug: rebuilding array of current - root Playlist
main debug: rebuild done - 0 items, index -1
main debug: looking for extension module: 1 candidate
lua debug: Opening Lua Extension module
lua debug: Trying Lua scripts in C:\Users\ManinderJeet Singh\AppData\Roaming\vlc\lua\extensions
lua debug: Trying Lua scripts in C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\lua\extensions
main debug: using extension module "lua"
main debug: TIMER module_need() : 10.283 ms - Total 10.283 ms / 1 intvls (Avg 10.283 ms)
main debug: looking for services probe module: 6 candidates
main debug: no services probe module matching "any" could be loaded
main debug: TIMER module_need() : 11.359 ms - Total 11.359 ms / 1 intvls (Avg 11.359 ms)
qt4 debug: Sorting by column -1, order 0
qt4 debug: Sorting by column -1, order 0
qt4 debug: Normal PL/ML or SD
qt4 debug: Normal PL/ML or SD
main debug: using interface module "qt4"
main debug: TIMER module_need() : 155.295 ms - Total 155.295 ms / 1 intvls (Avg 155.295 ms)
main debug: exiting
main debug: deactivating the playlist
main debug: deactivating the playlist
main debug: saving Media Library to file C:\Users\ManinderJeet Singh\AppData\Roaming\vlc\ml.xspf
main debug: looking for playlist export module: 1 candidate
main debug: using playlist export module "export"
main debug: TIMER module_need() : 3.977 ms - Total 3.977 ms / 1 intvls (Avg 3.977 ms)
main debug: removing module "export"
main debug: playlist correctly deactivated
main debug: removing all services discovery tasks
main debug: removing all interfaces
main debug: removing module "qt4"
qt4 debug: requesting exit...
qt4 debug: QApp exec() finished
qt4 debug: waiting for UI thread...
qt4 debug: Video is not needed anymore
qt4 debug: Killing extension dialog provider
qt4 debug: ExtensionsDialogProvider is quitting...
main debug: removing module "lua"
lua debug: Deactivating all loaded extensions
lua debug: All extensions are now deactivated
qt4 debug: Playlist Destroyed
main debug: removing module "globalhotkeys"
main debug: removing module "logger"
-- logger module stopped --

cannot see vlcsub option in view
operating system windows 8 64bit
vlc 2.0.7

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Wextricksy

1 year ago

cant find the installer download button for windows 7 and iam in windows 7.. plz help

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pmontero

1 year ago

Hi, I've noticed that it stops on "calculating movie hash" when movies are big, 5GB or more.

http://pastebin.com/NkfCSpu0

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krystyuc

1 year ago

Hello,every time i use a theme...i tryed many..when i go to vlsub and press it..vlc crashes...why?
http://pastebin.com/dwcWFp7v

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exebetche

1 year ago

You should ask the Vlc team about that, maybe reoprt a bug:
http://www.videolan.org/support/#bugs

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iN3O

1 year ago

http://pastebin.com/PjLs5eXp


Vlsub hangs with green bar complete but with no subs shown as result.

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AxelRyder

1 year ago

Same here!

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AxelRyder

1 year ago

http://pastebin.com/QjGmXwFr

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sailor082

1 year ago

Same here, no any results and search bar progress stay still.
I am on MacOS , Vlc 2.2.1

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yigitter

1 year ago

It can find the subtitles but it doesn't download them. When i click to download button I can see the green bar but it doesn't download anything. I tried on many different movies.

http://pastebin.com/cjMCNSd6

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michael12sco

2 years ago

http://paste.ubuntu.com/12169903/

it doesnt show any subtitle when I click on search botton....

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1adam12

2 years ago

You inform us the following:
VLSub is not working with Vlc 2.1.x, you can use one of these versions instead:
-Vlc 2.0.8 (stable)
http://download.videolan.org/pub/videolan/vlc/2.0.8/
- Vlc 2.2 (pre release)
http://download.videolan.org/testing/vlc-2.2.0-pre3/

Yet I have done exactly that and it still does not work and keeps showing Error: code '401 Unauthorised' (200)
This is so frustrating how many times do I have to download and try it.
I have been using VLC and VLSub for years now and only until about a week ago it has been working fine......what has happened? and why cant it be fixed?
OS XP

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exebetche

2 years ago

I'm not sure but I think that when opensubtitles start being overloaded, it serves the requests only for the logged-in users, perhaps as defense again ddos, I don't know.
So try this:
- create an account on opensubtitles.org
- on VLsub, click on "Config" and fill the field user name and password and save
- restart

I hope this helps

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Estebanmend

2 years ago

I'm running on Windows 10, my VLC version is 2.2.1.

While using Popcorn Time and trying to stream through VLC, every time I try to open VLsub, simply nothing happens. (I haven't tried to stream from other sources, but I'd be disposed to do it in order to fix the bug).

Here's the debug console output:

http://pastebin.com/stpEeR4T

I really hope this could be fixed.

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Estebanmend

2 years ago

Ok, as long as I understand, the problem is that Popcorn Time "tells" VLC that the name of the video is a local IP, so VLsub cannot search by hash, am I wrong?

What could I modify in order to open VLsub while streaming, manually introduce the name of the video I'm streaming and save and load the subtitle?

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aibars

2 years ago

Using VLC 2.2.1 and Win 8.1 (x64).

Unable to download subtitles running VLC as non-admin.

Able to load subs but not to save them running VLC as admin.

http://pastebin.com/g25U68HQ

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schoenblum

2 years ago

Hi!

First of all, thanks for the great work. This should be really magnificent and make watching foreign films so much easier and simpler.

Unfortunately I seem to be unable to use it. After choosing and downloading a sub file I get a success (Subtitles loaded) and an error (Unable to save subtitles).

What can I do? If you need a log - where would I get it?

I'm on MacOS 10.10.4 and VLC 2.0.9 (I am also unable to update to 2.2.0 - maybe something is wrong with my VLC?)

Thanks in advance!
Daniel

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exebetche

2 years ago

Hi and thanks. I can't tell you what the problem is, it might be that Vlc has read only access to the folder where your movie is stored. You cold try to put them in an other folder on your main partition to see if it works.
You can get the debug log in Tools > messages and set verbosity level to 2 before you try to save the subtitles. But I don't think the log will give you the reason why it can't write on this folder so it won't help.

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ehsanf

2 years ago

Here is the error dump:
http://pastebin.com/e0W6FUdZ

/extensions/VLSub.lua:1641: attempt to concatenate field 'SubSumCD' (a nil value)

Any ideas?

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Azpidatziak

2 years ago

Hi exebetche,

It work fine in vlc 2.2.
I update Basque translation and attached here link:
[url=https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8FcB-JTE_KfcmdyMFpHWkdsbE0/view?usp=sharing]basque update[/url]

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cactusjack1717

2 years ago

Hi, I have been using vlsub successfully (with a few server errors here and there) for a few weeks, since getting the latest VLC that includes it in the install.
Today it started behaving in a new way - finding the necessary subs files but 'sticking' [with a displayed full progress bar] on the "downloading subtitles" step. a rar file and autorenamed sub file appear in the directory, but the extension hangs and the subs do not function.

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exebetche

2 years ago

I think opensubtitles.org change their policy on downloading, now it works only if you create a user account on their website and enter your username and password on "Config" in VLsub, otherwise the download is blocked.

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Support http chunked transfer encoding 10 months ago

Fix broken extension after opensubtitles uses a new CDN

5 years ago

2014-09-12
Fix error with http 301 redirection

2014-08-19
Fix subtitles loading on Vlc 2.2

2014-05-08
Fix a bug due to opensubtitles header modifications

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