View Full Version : Convert subtitle to .srt

Jul 16, 2010, 11:58 PM
I have a movie that handbrake only lists as bitmap subtitles and I would love to extract and or convert these to .srt so I can toggle them on/off as soft subtitles.

A solution under OS X would be ideal but I have a windows machine also if need be.

Pretty sure I've seen this thread before but I couldn't find it when searching.


Jul 17, 2010, 02:49 AM
What you need is an OCR sub ripper to scan the subtitle images and convert them to text.

You don't say but I'll assume your source is a DVD with vob subs.

SubRip 1.50 (http://www.videohelp.com/download/SubRip_150b4.zip)

d-subtitler (http://www.objectifmac.com/dsubtitler.php)

Either way OCR is hit and miss at the best of times so expect to spend some time cleaning up missed and incorrect characters.

Jul 17, 2010, 09:45 PM
Subrip for windows worked great! Thanks.