VobSub2SRT is a simple command line program to convert .idx / .sub subtitles into .srt text subtitles by using OCR. It is based on code from the MPlayer project - a really really great movie player. Some minor parts are copied from ffmpeg/avutil headers. Tesseract is used as OCR software.
An example of using the tool is below, note that you can pass a
--blacklist of characters to help the OCR recognition - there is also a sub-command
vobsub2srt.with-basic-blacklist which has a basic blacklist. If you want to see the processing of each line you can pass
If you have the files
subtitles.idx subtitles.sub simply run the command
vobsub2srt subtitles this will generate a new file called
This is an unofficial snap and is not necessarily endorsed or officially maintained by the upstream developers.