VLSub

VLC Extensions

Source (required if based on other people's work): https://github.com/exebetche/vlsub

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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 1 year ago

Fix broken extension after opensubtitles uses a new CDN

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exebetche

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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

3 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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cactusjack1717

3 years ago

interesting. that would have had to have been a very very recent change. I'll see if it fixes it.

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cactusjack1717

3 years ago

Tentatively, I'd say that fixed it. Thanks!

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exebetche

3 years ago

You're welcome. I hope I'll find something else to fix that problem later.

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ameirefke

3 years ago

nice addon just discovered it but a bit disappointed with opensubtitles, either server error or not matching subs

any chance adding subscene and/or addic7ed for shows?

regards

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benzaquen

3 years ago

Plsssss help can connect to server error 401

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exebetche

3 years ago

Yes the server has been down most of the time this last two days, nothing we can do.

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exebetche

3 years ago

... beside making a donation to http://opensubtitles.org so they can buy bigger servers.

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karpa

3 years ago

Hi,
when I click either Search by hash or by name I get above said error? Something wrong with communication with server?

Regards

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karpa

3 years ago

Nevermind, it's gone now

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bougey

3 years ago

Hi all

When I search for the subtitles, several show up in the list. However, when I click on the subtitle I would like to download, and press the "download" button, nothing happens.

Please find a copy of the log on http://pastebin.com/pe6PwEzY.

Thanks in advance!

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exebetche

3 years ago

You have to download the last version of the script from here, the one included in Vlc is outdated. Then remove "/Applications/VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/share/lua/extensions/VLSub.luac" and replace it with the new one.

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guyonesky

3 years ago

Remove and replace from where? Please guide me through how to find where it is we put it.

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guyonesky

3 years ago

I am not a programmer. When you say: "create a directory "extensions" at this location and put the file "vlsub.lua" inside:" where is this "location" and "inside" of what?

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exebetche

3 years ago

You don't have to do that anymore, vlc 2.2 include Vlsub up to date. Just download the latest version from Vlc from here and install it:
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

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guyonesky

3 years ago

I am not a programmer. When you say: "create a directory "extensions" at this location and put the file "vlsub.lua" inside:" where is "this location" and "inside" of what?

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Gallien69

3 years ago

You don't have to do that anymore, vlc 2.2 include Vlsub up to date. Just download the latest version from Vlc from here and install it:
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

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r34dm4n

3 years ago

If you learn how to read, you will see that below that step tells you what to put where for each operating system and depending what system you have that is what you put where...simple stuff really just need to learn how to read instructions.

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bougey

3 years ago

Hi all

When I search for the subtitles, several show up in the list. However, when I click on the subtitle I would like to download, and press the "download" button, nothing happens.

Please find a copy of the log on http://pastebin.com/pe6PwEzY.

Thanks in advance!

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bougey

3 years ago

Hi all

When I search for the subtitles, several show up in the list. However, when I click on the subtitle I would like to download, and press the "download" button, nothing happens.

Please find a copy of the log on http://pastebin.com/pe6PwEzY.

Thanks in advance!

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seyaryuki

3 years ago

Hello,

for a long time, I got the message "Error: unable to save subtitles Click here to open the file" every time I used vlsub. But I' just found out a fix.

I am french, so my series folder is named "Séries". I changed it to "Series" (with an "e", not an "é") and I don't have an error anymore.
It seems that this error is caused by some characters in the path where you try to save the subtitles.

Hope it will help some of you.

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Support http chunked transfer encoding 1 year ago

Fix broken extension after opensubtitles uses a new CDN

6 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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