Frequently asked questions

How do I download subtitles?
How do I upload subtitles?
What are the system requirements of OSCAR?
internet connection, Win32 operating system (tested on Windows XP, Windows Vista) and 1MB of free HDD space.
What are the supported subtitle filename template placeholders?
  %VPATH% - video file path
  %VNAME% - video file name
  %LANG%  - language description (e.g. "English")
  %LANG2% - language ISO639 alpha-2 code (e.g. "en")
  %LANG3% - language ISO639 alpha-3 code (e.g. "eng")
  %USER%  - nickname of uploader
  %ID%    - unique identifier of subtitle file on OSDb server
What files are consired "video files"?
All files with extension ".avi", ".mkv", ".divx", ".mpg", ".ogm", ".mp4".
What files are consired "subtitle files"?
All files with extension ".sub", ".srt".
Is there a command-line application to download subtitle files?
Yes, check out ORCA.
How can I support the development of OSCAR?
Ideas and bug reports are always welcome, send them to oscar@dunres.sk ... You can also donate.

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