find_subtitles is a lua script for mpv to (down)load subtitles
Branch: master
Clone or download
Pull request Compare This branch is 1 commit ahead, 1 commit behind directorscut82:master.
Fetching latest commit…
Cannot retrieve the latest commit at this time.
Permalink
Type Name Latest commit message Commit time
Failed to load latest commit information.
README.md
find_subtitles.lua

README.md

find_subtitles

find_subtitles is a lua script for mpv to (down)load subtitles

Tries to do two simple things:

  • use python's subliminal for downloading subtitles
  • load any subtitles found within movie folder

Prerequisites
  • a linux OS
  • mpv player
  • python with subliminal (version(s) 1.0.1+ work fine, older will not). [ pip for easy peasy installation is recommended]
    • for usage of all subtitles provider, install subliminal from develop branch
Using
  • copy script to ~/.config/mpv/scripts (for some older versions than 0.9.2 it will propably be a slight different path; check here)
  • press "s" while playing a movie and after some time you will see an osd message indicating status (the subtitle will be automatically donwloaded and loaded)
Notes
  • Assumes subliminal is available from terminal (if you use it from a non-default path you need to update line 38)
  • Downloads English subtitles (if you require other languages you need to update line 38)
  • As it captures console output with Lua system calls i doubt it will work in windows without changes