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SubRip is a program which allows you to rip DVD subtitles with their timing as a text file. Can also convert vobsub(sub and idx) to srt text subtitles(vobsub to srt / sub to srt / subtosrt / sub2srt ). Subrip 1.4+ can also rip subs from avi with burned in/hardcoded/permanent subtitles.

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Version:1.55.2 History


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1.55.2 (August 20, 2015)

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Version history / Release notes / Changelog:
2015/08/20 SubRip 1.55.2 (c) Bloody

* (Small bugfix release)

- OCR engine: added '/' (slash) and '' (Spanish inverted exclamation mark) to the set of glyphs requiring extra-strong (temporary) char-diff-sensibility, to reduce possible confusion between slash (/) and italics-'l', and between 'i' and '' glyphs.

- Post-OCR I/l correction: added another filter for lower-case chars followed by an 'I'.

- Preview Options: removed .jpg file extension from the background image file requester (unsupported), avoiding further error messages down the road.

- Matrix files: removed all 'weak' colon (:) glyphs (with only the upper dot in the glyph image) from matrix # 4, 8, 11, 24, 25, 28, 29, 34, 38, 41, 42, 47, 50, 51, 60, 65, 66, 68, 73, 80, 88, 91 and 93, as they might be confused with the left (incomplete) part of a French '' (an 'i' with diaeresis). Thanks to Sven Bent for finding such a case.
Joined matrix #67 into #8.
Added 5 new matrix files and updated a few others.

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Alternative to Subrip:
Subtitle Edit

Guides and How to's:
DVD subtitles to srt text subtitles using DVDsubedit or subrip - Read
How to convert DVD or sub/idx to text srt subtitles? - Read
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Hi SubRip team,

I was using SubRip 1.50 Beta 5 and then I saw you have Beta 7.

The Text and Outline Color does Not work, do not give the 3 Color Bar Choices. So, I tried Beta 6 version, same thing. But Beta 5 does give 3 color bars. To make sure is Not the file or me, I used Beta 7 again on another known Hard-subbed file which I already had extracted SRT From it using Beta 5 and same thing No Color Bars for Text or Outline.


Posted December 05, 2014 by . Tool version 1.50 Beta 7 using OS Vista 64-bit
Ease of use 6 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

SubRip 1.50 Beta 5
I can't delete character in character matrix. The program crashes.

Posted February 28, 2013 by . Tool version 1.50 Beta 5 using OS Windows 7 64-bit
Ease of use 1 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

Indeed, it has the best letter/font recognition I've seen around. Thus it is the easiest way to rip bitmapped subtitles from DVDs. The downside is that it often outputs wrong timing and I have to re-sync almost all the subs afterwards. And it (still) doesn't support HD subtitles, so no ripping from BluRays - darn!

Posted April 29, 2012 by . Tool version 1.50 Beta 5 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 8 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 1 of 10 Overall score 8 of 10 might ask you for this
and for

I also got an error message:
OpenDMLSource("C:\movingpitchers\Inception(2010).avi", false) ConvertToRGB24()

It's kind of hard to use, i will look into all the guides, but it's not really a clear cut deal, AND it seems there's no other program like it out there, so ...

Posted April 28, 2012 by . Tool version 1.50b5 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 4 of 10 Functionality 8 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 6 of 10

Works on
Windows XP x32,
Windows XP X64,
Windows XP IA-64 in compatibility mode
Windows 2000 x32
Windows Vista x32
Windows Vista x64
Windows Server 2003 (SXP)
Windows Server 2008 x32/x64 (SV)
Linux with Wine

Rips DVD Subs, Image Subs, PNG Subs, and HARD-CODED SUBS!
Learns well when training.
Can be modified (using semi-source) by knowledgeable user to do non-Latin text.

Hard to extend to non-latin text by average user
Slower than some rippers but more reliable.

Posted March 21, 2009 by . Tool version 1.5b4 using OS Other
Ease of use 10 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 10 of 10

This is a great subtitle tool.
It's very handy and you can't beat the price.

Too bad the last update listed is Nov 07, 2006. When working on my subs, it usually skips a letter or 2 without letting me input what it is and I have to go back afterwards and fill in the missing letters.

Posted April 07, 2008 by . Tool version 1.50b4 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 8 of 10 Functionality 8 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

Very useful software for subtitle extraction (also the creation of srt files). OCR had difficulty reading the odd Sub file now and then.
Indispensable tool for foreign language films.

If you wish to uninstall it, just delete the directory. Be sure to save any char matrices if you think you'll need them later.

*If you installed using the installer from 1.20, remove from Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel.

Posted March 20, 2006 by . Tool version 1.50b3 using OS Win98
Ease of use 9 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

I have used the program for awhile now. It works great when used in conjunction with a character matrix file. Training it isn't difficult but time consuming.

Posted September 13, 2005 by . Tool version 1.30 beta 11 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 9 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

This wouldn't run on my XP Pro SP2 (would close immediately) until I set it to Win98 compatability mode. Works great otherwise. The time conversion is a little awkward for NTSCPAL or pulldown adjustments, would be nice to have frame rate adjustment in addition to time stretch.

Posted November 20, 2004 by . Tool version 1.17.1 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 8 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 10 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

the 1.14 version works fine w/iauthor script but the recent versions from 1.15 to 1.17 have a problem w/colours
its a very nice tool to rip subs w/support for a lot formats

Posted June 11, 2003 by . Tool version 1.14 using OS WinXP
Ease of use 10 of 10 Functionality 9 of 10 Value for money 9 of 10 Overall score 9 of 10

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