Batch download subtitles from subscene.com

Scribble Ghost
May 5, 2018 · 1 min read

Ever just wanted to download a bunch of subtitles to check which one fits the video? Subscene got everything, but it can be tedious to download subtitles one by one.

Why not just get them all at once? It’s not complicated, you just need the right tools.

Prerequisites:

  • Python 3 (also added to PATH)
  • LXML for python (you can get this with ```pip install lxml```)

All you need to do is to make three files (a python script, a text file with the links and a .bat file) so make sure you keep them in the same folder.

First we make the python script

Download subscene-dl.py from here:

Then we make a link list

Make a file called links.txt in the same folder with your links. For example:

Run the process with a command

Make a .bat file in the same folder with:

python subscene-dl.py links.txt

___
Sources:
https://github.com/janglapuk/subscene-mass-downloader

Scribbleghost

A computer ghost that cannot stop making scribbles

Medium is an open platform where 170 million readers come to find insightful and dynamic thinking. Here, expert and undiscovered voices alike dive into the heart of any topic and bring new ideas to the surface. Learn more

Follow the writers, publications, and topics that matter to you, and you’ll see them on your homepage and in your inbox. Explore

If you have a story to tell, knowledge to share, or a perspective to offer — welcome home. It’s easy and free to post your thinking on any topic. Write on Medium

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store