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a4kSubtitles - Multi-Source Subtitles Addon


Multi-source subtitles addon optimized for Seren and a4kScrapers.Supports: OpenSubtitles, BSPlayer, Podnadpisi.NET, Subscene, Addic7ed


[v3.3.0]: * Improve Subscene support[v3.2.0]: * Option to disable subs encoding detection[v3.1.0]: * Force proper embedded subs selection based on preferred language overriding KODI * Subs encoding fallback to predefined list in case auto detection fails[v3.0.0]: * Use cf bypass for Subscene * Auto-detect subs encoding and convert to utf-8[v2.8.0]: * Support tvshows with more than 250 episodes for episode id lookup when tvshow imdb id is provided.[v2.7.0]: * Support tvshow imdb id, along with season and episode passed from video file url.[v2.6.0]: * Support imdb id (movie or episode) passed from video file url.[v2.5.0]: * Add TLS adapter fallback[v2.4.0]: * Fix some ssl issues[v2.3.0]: * Add concurrency error handling[v2.2.0]: * Fix KODI 19 Matrix support[v2.1.0]: * Fix Persian search in Subscene[v2.0.0]: * Use IMDb as main source for all meta. * Retry on 503 (Service Unavailable). OpenSubtitles and Subscene seems to return it occasionally.[v1.8.0]: * Remove SubDb (Site is down) * Make lib vfs optional since there are fallbacks and it is used as last case scenario. Thus making the addon installable on platforms which are not supported by lib vfs.[v1.7.2]: * Improve results sort based on title match[v1.7.1]: * Drop python meta as it prevents installations on pre Kodi 19 versions[v1.7.0]: * Update python meta to enable Kodi 19 installations[v1.6.0]: * Add option to auto download first subtitle result silently[v1.5.0]: * Auto open search dialog only on movie and tvshow videos[v1.4.0]: * Add option to auto open the search dialog when the video does not have subtitles[v1.3.0]: * Improve tvshow year scraping[v1.2.0]: * Use internal ZipFile for extraction with a fallback to vfs.libarchive[v1.1.0]: * Improve imdb id scraping[v1.0.1]: * Add screenshots[v1.0.0]: * Invalidate BSPlayer results cache when download links expire * Extraction fallback: zip -> gzip -> raw[v0.0.30]: * Add service names in ad detection * Removed the option to disable cleaning of ads * Add remote fetching of addic7ed data[v0.0.29]: * Fix Podnadpisi download of results missing filename meta * Fix last results cache not invalidated on language preferences change[v0.0.28]: * Attempt scrape of imdb id when missing * Improve filename parsing * Fix SubDB lang code * Fix Podnadpisi not returning release name[v0.0.27]: * Attempt to auto-fix a garbled cyrillic encoded subtitles * Fix more encoding issues * Ensure progress dialog close even if the addon crashes * Apply color to service name in results and bold tags * Show notification if imdb id is missing[v0.0.26]: * Support for Addic7ed * Improve cache of the last results * Don't show progress when showing results from cache[v0.0.25]: * Fix cancellation thread exit[v0.0.24]: * Show progress dialog only for search[v0.0.23]: * Add progress dialog * Support cancellation[v0.0.22]: * Fix meta string conversion issue[v0.0.21]: * TVShow year scrape from imdb when necessary[v0.0.20]: * Improve Subscene tvshow matching * Extract first sub file from zips when none is matched * Fix Podnadpisi not working properly for tvshows * Fix non-ascii video file title issues * Add tvshow tests[v0.0.19]: * Update settings * Fix language code suffix format in the subtitle file name * Support for Subscene[v0.0.18]: * Support for Podnadpisi.NET * Support for SubDB[v0.0.17]: * Reuse...

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How To Install

Direct installation

Via Repository

Via Directory

  1. Download the addon.
  2. Open up Kodi and navigate into Add-ons.
    addon install - Add-ons
  3. Click the open box icon (above the side-menu).
    addon install - openbox
  4. Select Install from zip file.
    • If this is the first addon you install, Kodi will warn you about installing addons from "unknown sources" for security reasons - it's your call.
    • In any case, Kodi will warn you, you may not get auto-updates for this addon.
  5. Navigate into the location where you've downloaded the addon to and select it to Install.
Installing via directory means you connect to a Web server directly using Kodi.
It also means that the addon is found under a repositry or a sub-repository you install from that directory (check out which repositories host a4kSubtitles addon below).
  1. Open up Kodi and navigate into the System settings screen by selecting the cogwheel button (above the side-menu inside Kodi's home-screen).
  2. Select File manager.
    addon install - Kodi file manager
  3. Select Add source from the left pane (the right pane is in case you want to move files from one folder to another, if you're using a mouse you may need to double click it).
  4. Click the line where it says <None> and enter the following url:
    Note: some servers may be case-sensitive.
    addon install - Add new source
    click OK after you are done typing.
  5. Below that, if there isn't already, enter a name for the source which will be easy for you to recognize in the future. Click OK
  6. Now press the return button twice to return to home-screen.
    Navigate into Add-ons.
    addon install - Add-ons
  7. Click the open box icon (above the side-menu).
    addon install - openbox
  8. Select Install from zip file.
    • If this is the first addon you install, Kodi will warn you about installing addons from "unknown sources" for security reasons - it's your call.
    • In any case, Kodi will warn you, you may not get auto-updates for this addon.
  9. Look for the name of the source as it was entered in step 5, select the repository zip file you see inside it.
    That's it. The rest of the instructions are as detailed in installing Via Repository, use the repository you've just installed.

For a full installation guide please click here.

Additional Information

Updated:April 10, 2022

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License:MIT License

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