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I've been trying to get subtitles for all my movies and shows on my HTPC and every program that I try to use either gets the wrong subtitles (completely different than what is said on the show) or they are off sync by a few minutes with the movie. Any suggestions for a good scraper for subs? Automation is required I'm much too lazy to find them one by one.
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The one built into MPC is really good.

I've used it 3 or 4 times and they've always been perfect.

You can get MPC here, but I'd recommend getting CCCP in which it's included (comes with a bunch of codecs and stuff if you ever want to watch movies on your PC etc). You can get that here.

Hope that helps.
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I use XBMC to play movies, I don't need the codecs or anything, I am looking for a program that will scrape the movie title with opensubtitles.org or something, and download the SRT file to the folder so that XBMC can use it.
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post #4 of 6
Uhh write a script to do it for you?

I got nothing. Although a quick Google search for automatic subtitle downloader gives me this: Link
     
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Yeah I'm pretty fail at coding so I wouldn't know the first thing about using a site API, etc. I used that subdownloader program but the Windows version is 15day and I didn't wanna buy it. Maybe I'll just run linux live and run it against everything.
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post #6 of 6
have you tried the xbmc plugin?

reason you're having sync issues is the source video you have is probably timed differently than your subtitle source.

i always look for videos that either include the srt subs or have hard-coded english for non-english parts to avoid these problems
 
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