Convert DVD subtitles from VOBsub to SRT
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2019-01-10
2019
01-10
«converting dvd subs from vob to srt»
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# install tools
apt-get install mplayer mencoder vobsub2srt tesseract-ocr-ita

# detect subtitle ID from the main track
mplayer -dvd-device dvd.iso -identify 'dvd://2'

# extract DVD subtitles to VOBsub file
mencoder -nosound -ovc copy -dvd-device dvd.iso -aspect 16:9 \
  -o /dev/null -vobsubout subtitles -vobsuboutindex 0 -sid 0 \
  'dvd://2'

# convert VOBsub to SRT format
vobsub2srt --lang it subtitles

# check spelling with libreoffice
soffice subtitles.srt