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I am having some problems setting up a bash script to automate some stuff.

What is my problem: I ripped all my BluRays to set up a personal media server (e.g. Emby) for my family. Unfortunately, my files include a lot of VOBSUB or PGS subs which aren't very compatible. Due to that, I want to convert them to SUBRIP.

So, I need to:

  1. Extract present subs (MKVToolNix -> mkvextract
  2. Convert PGS -> SUB (BDSup2Sub)
  3. Convert SUB -> SRT (VobSub2SRT)

For the first point I found a script in the www, which I now am trying to expand by point two and three.

This is what I currently have: https://pastebin.com/LVxWQ7QM

When there is only one SUP file in the folder the script works perfectly file, once there is a second one the check in line 273 does not work anymore. Example: In a folder are abc.ger.sup and xyz.eng.sup

In line 273 $SRTNAME= xyz.eng.sup and therefore the check does not work.

Hope it is somehow clear what I mean, if not please let me know.

Any hint is appreciated. Thank you!

Regards

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  • script is gone. – emk2203 Oct 27 '20 at 17:05
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very simple and effective oneliner i use to convert subtitles:

for i in *.ass ; do ffmpeg -i "$i" "$i.srt" ; done

just change ass and srt according to your needs.

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  • Afaik and from my testing ffmpeg does not support graphical conversion of subs, which is really unfortunate. – neik Feb 7 '20 at 20:04
  • @neik if you have a windows pc laying around somewhere, you can create a batch script from the solution here: github.com/SubtitleEdit/subtitleedit/issues/2444 – RASG Feb 7 '20 at 20:33

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