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

guyonesky

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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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guyonesky

2 years ago

I speak English but am not a programmer. I get the same error message: "Error: unable to save subtitles Click here to open the file"(and clicking there doesn't do anything.)
So 1: How and exactly where do I paste the following: "/Applications/VLC.app/Contents/MacOS/share/lua/extensions/"?
I tried pasting it in the window that is titled: VLSub Working Directory in "Configuration" but it just reverted to its original path.
And 2: The above instructions that say "To start the extension click on View > VLSub or Vlc > Extensions > VLSub on Mac OS." make no sense to me because the View tab has none of those choices.
Thanks.

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mederi

2 years ago

A cherry on top of your great extension?
https://forum.videolan.org/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=123653

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dljr

2 years ago

Hey, first of all nice addon! congrats!
I`m one of the guys that want the best subtitle for each movie I wanna watch, so as a Brazilian I always go to the legendas.tv and search for the best subtitle for that release and they are always excellent. Legendas.tv is the most used subtitle repository for portuguese (BR and Portugal) I can say 99.9% download subs from there. So it would be really great if you could integrate with them. Some guys already made an API in PHP (available here https://github.com/gustavosf/api.legendas.tv) that you could use as base for it.
You can ask me, ok but why you can't you the PT-br subtitles available on opensubtitles, my answer: most of the PT-br subtitles available there are Google Translated so there are a lot of errors and not synced well.

A friend of mine said to me a while go when he just bought his Macbook, "I miss BS Player that downloaded the subtitle automatically for me" and when I found out about VLSub I sent the link to him right away.

So for all the Brazilians, Portugueses and other countries that speak PT, it would be really really great if you could add an option to download subtitles from Legendas.tv (www.legendas.tv) it requires login and password but I saw on VLSub config that there are some inputs for it, great job :)
I hope you can find some time to improve this excellent addon and integrate with legendas.tv.

Thanks, and congratulations again for the job!

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Maiandros

2 years ago

Hello to all,
Cannot save the subs in the movie folder anymore...and furthermore it does not rename them according to the movie name. It just pops up a link to download the sub and nothing more!
Any ideas on what should i do?

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Kaham

2 years ago

I know i am not using the latest verison*, but while it worked fine for several weeks, it stopped downloading subtitles files few days ago (the progress bar of the download status does not even start). Does the website changed something that this extensions is no longer able to "translate" ?

*The only way i manage to make it work (before the problem i mention above) is with VLC 2.0.8 and VLSub 0.9.10, Mac OS X 10.5.8, 32 bits.
I have tried since with every VLC version i can run and VLSub 0.9.1 and 0.9.13. Nothing worked.

I know you won't develop the 0.9.1 anymore, but do you have a guess of what i could modify in the luac file to try to fix the problem ?

Does anyone has the same downloading problem with 0.9.13 for several days ?

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bolla8910

2 years ago

I have Vlc 2.2 and using vlc-sub 0.9. Everytime I go to download the subtitles, nothing happens. I'm using OSX 10.9.5. When I try to download a different version on VLC, the extension won't work. The extension only works on 2.2. HELP.

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techster

2 years ago

Also using osx, I've used pretty much all the nightlies out there and have gotten it working on some but have gone back to using vlc 2.08, the only version that works pretty stable (in my experience). The only thing I miss about the later versions of vlc is that it remembers where you left off watching, other than that I don't see any big feature updates so I'm just waiting for vlc 2x for mac to come :). Make sure to delete everything vlc related when downgrading (I use easyfind for this chore, enable hidden files and such http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/11076/easyfind)

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ajmorin369

2 years ago

First I want to say that I am a VLC virgin. I've only been using it for a year or so and just now realized and found that there are so much more things that you can do with it.

I am trying to get VLSub to work and I followed the instructions as best I could and it's still not working. I've got Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, as well as VLC Player Version 2.2.0-pre-3.

So, here is the url for the pastebin file that shows the messages in my VLC Player, http://pastebin.com/N52EgTDg, the errors at the end right when I press download selection is where it's stopping and not working.

Please Help Me!!!!!!!!

Thank you,

ajmorin369

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exebetche

2 years ago

You have to download the last version of the script from here, the one included in Vlc is outdated. Then remove "C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\lua\extensions\VLSub.luac" and replace it with the new one, you should be ok.

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Neobond

2 years ago

Latest (0.9.13) VLSub working fine with it, and no interface focus switching issues anymore too (VLC related) :)

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Rowdee

2 years ago

I have VLC ver 2.1.5 with your vsub ver 0.9.10 and it shows in view but does nothing. Im using win 7 32 bit. When a movie is running it will not open "view" at all.

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Kaham

2 years ago

As explained on top of the page :

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/

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Rowdee

2 years ago

I have VLC ver 2.1.5 with your vsub ver 0.9.10 and it shows in view but does nothing. Im using win 7 32 bit. When a movie is running it will not open "view" at all.

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Rowdee

2 years ago

I have VLC ver 2.1.5 with your vsub ver 0.9.10 and it shows in view but does nothing. Im using win 7 32 bit. When a movie is running it will not open "view" at all.

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VladiX

2 years ago

Why it doesnt work for steaming videos?
I click it but nothing happends, like i dint even click it (the button doesnt work)

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thorin

2 years ago

Hi,
First of all thanks for this wonderful plugin, it´s very useful.

I have one problem with spanish subtitles. When i am trying to download subtitles in spanish (using the hash search) it appears this error message or similar sometimes:
" Falló lectura de archivo" [Error file reading]
"VLC could not open the file "C:\[...]\Archer 1x04 - Killing Utne (Espa+â-¦ol (Espa+â-¦a)).srt.gz" (Bad file descriptor)."
"VLC could not open the file "C:\[...]\Constantine 1x01 - Pilot (Español (España)).srt.gz" (Bad file descriptor)."

"VLC could not open the file "C:\[...]\Archer 1x01 - Mole Hunt (Espa§ol (Espa§a)HDTV.XviD-SYS).srt.gz" (Bad file descriptor)."

But the .gz with the rigth subtitle file is in the same folder as the video. I think that maybe the problem is that it can´t handle the "ñ" letter when it appears in the subtitle file name.

I am using the last nightly of VLC (Because i want to use this plugin) for windows 7 X64

Thank you! :D

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Okxa

2 years ago

I have same problem while trying to download subtitles in finnish.

"File reading failed:
VLC could not open the file "Kirjastot\Documents\TVjaElokuvat\Family Guy - All seasons plus extras\Season 1\Family.Guy.s01e01.Death.Has.a.Shadow.XviD-SChiZO.srt.gz" (Bad file descriptor)."

My guess is that something cant handle ANY "special" letter such as åöä in finnish whether they are in filename or in the subtitles themselves.

But anyways I am running 2.2.0-pre3 on win7 64 if that will help to resolve things.

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wblock

3 years ago

Hi,

Despite having the config on "load and save", and not "manual download", the extension won't download and load the subtitles automatically. Instead, when clicking "download selection" I get a "download link", for a manual download.

What can I do to fix that?

Thanks for your help!


VLC version: 2.0.8
VLsub version: 0.9.13
OS: Windows 8.1
Debugging log: http://pastebin.com/geripdjE

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exebetche

3 years ago

I think I fixed it, could you download the script again and confirm it works.

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Support http chunked transfer encoding 1 year 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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