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 --verbose.

If you have the files subtitles.idx subtitles.sub simply run the command vobsub2srt subtitles this will generate a new file called

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