Download Movie Subtitles Automatically using VLC Media Player

How many movie fan’s out there who have a habit of watching movies other than your mother tongue? It’s not possible for everyone to understand each conversations in a movie which is of different language(You agree?). For that reason we have few online websites such as Subscenes & Opensubtitles to download your favorite movie’s subtitles . To make that process more simpler i’ve recently found a way to download movie subtitles automatically using VLC media player.I hope most of them use VLC for watching their favorite movies(correct me if i’m wrong).

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How to Download Movie Subtitles Automatically within VLC Media Player

There is a piece of extension called as Vlsub which you can get from the website Github and the link provided below.
Download VLsub Extension

Step 1 : Download the extension from the above link and extract it using Winrar or with your favorite rar extracting tool. Also take a look at other best windows softwares that one must have.

Step 2 : Copy the vlsub.lua file and paste it in the extension folder of VLC. In windows operating system you can find the folder under  
Windows\ProgramFiles\VideoLan\VLC\Lua\Extensions\ .
: Create an new folder and paste the extension if the extension folder is not present.

Step 3 : Now open VLC media player and play your movie file. Right click on the interface and select View>VLsub and that should open up a new window.

Download movie subtitle automatically
Step 4 : Your movie title would have been already guessed by the extension and you can change the title in the text box if you need. You can search the subtitles using two different options.
  1. Search by Hash (Recommended) : Search the subtitles using this and you will end up in more precise results and the best part is most of them would sync automatically according to your video.
  2. Search By Name : This search would end up in showing several subtitles out of which you can select one and download it.
Download subtitles using VLC automatically

Step 5 : When your search is complete select the subtitle file and click on the download selection button.

There is no step 6 and once the subtitle has been downloaded it gets loaded automatically. If you are searching for a video show with episodes then you can specify the episode number along with the search title.

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You can manually load a subtitle in VLC by clicking “Video” => “Subtitles Track” => “Open File” from the Menu bar.

Having both the video file and the subtitle file (Extension : Srt) will automatically load your subtitle file while you are watching the video in VLC player.

If your subtitle is not synched properly then i have a small tip for you. Go to “Tools” => “Track Synchronization” and vary the values of the subtitle to sync it with the video and click on the refresh icon to see the effect. If you are more into video editing then you can have a look at 4 best video editing softwares.

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  6. If you are using windows-8 try the above mentioned manual method. I never heard of the problem with connectify like you say before!

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