How do I download videos from YouTube with subtitles / captions?
I'd tried by using youtube-dl, with
--write-srt --str-lang flags but I always get:
WARNING: video has no closed captions.
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It only takes a minute to sign up.Sign up to join this community
Make sure the video you're trying to download has actual subtitles uploaded from the owner.
You can then use, for example:
youtube-dl --write-srt --sub-lang en 'http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RHy9_RQbrnQ'
There is also an option to download the automatically generated subtitle files, using
If you want a free, easy-to-use program with a simple GUI, there's Google 2 SRT.
It detects all the available languages and converts to SRT, SSA or SUB.