VLC Media Player is one of the most popular and versatile media players on earth. The application is an open source project which a user can download for free. The best part is that the app is designed to support extension modules which can add various features to the core program. VLSub is one of such extension that allows users to search for subtitles right inside the VLC application.
The procedure of installing the extension is simple; all that is required is to place the VLsub file in the Extension subfolder of the VLC application program. To launch the application, check for the VLSub menu under the view menu of the VLC player. The extension opens a simple interface that allows the user to search for the subtitle file in the opensubtitles.org repository. The extension allows the user to choose the language of the subtitle file and specify the name of the movie before the search commences.
When required, the user can add additional details such as the season and episode number. An excellent option is to search for the file using the hash value. This method allows the program to locate the subtitle file with high precision; it will also enable the audio to sync with the subtitle. This program is an excellent add-on that adds value to the VLC player.
VLSub is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in other video tools category and is available to all software users as a free download.