Download Subtitles - Best Software & Apps

  • PotPlayer

    1.6.58402

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful media player with support for lots of formats

    8
    1302 votes
    • PROS:Supports tons of file types, Gives detailed playback information, Supports subtitles, Screen capture option
    • CONS:Lives in notification area, Some options are confusing
  • BS.Player

    Free 2.70

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android

    Great media player supporting a wide range of formats

    7
    4406 votes
    • PROS:Supports all popular video formats, Skinnable interface, Can handle subtitles, Easy to manage both with mouse and keyboard
    • CONS:Unattractive default skin, No documentation included
  • ALLPlayer

    6.9

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Multimedia player for almost any video format

    7
    657 votes
    • PROS:Matching subtitles downloader, Voice recognition for subtitles, Plays almost any format, Great alternative to VLC media player
    • CONS:Subtitles matching doesn't always work, Subtitle voice recognition poor, Interface a bit dated
  • SPlayer

    3.7.2437

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Lightweight media player with support for multiple formats

    8
    500 votes
    • PROS:Very easy to use, Very low on system resources, Support for many formats, Support for subtitles and screenshots, Includes audio and video equalizer
    • CONS:The interface may be a bit too simple
  • TEncoder Video Converter

    3.7.0.3964

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An easy, powerful audio and video converter

    6
    68 votes
    • PROS:Supports most common audio and video formats, Lots of output options, Can add custom subtitles, Uses multiple encoders at once and encodes twice
    • CONS:File source folder will not open after finished renders
  • Subtitle Edit

    3.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    An excellent app to edit subtitles

    7
    123 votes
    • PROS:Intuitive, customizable interface, Lots of tools, Can convert subtitle formats
    • CONS:Help is online only
  • AVIAddXSubs

    9.15

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Add subtitles to DivX files

    8
    94 votes
    • PROS:Burns subtitles into videos quickly, Removes the need for separate SRT files with films
    • CONS:Requires renaming subtitle to exactly same name as film, Subtitles sometimes hard to find once "burned"
  • Aegisub

    3.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Full-featured, free subtitle editor for many formats

    7
    130 votes
    • PROS:Complete subtitles editor with many tools, Support for all popular subtitle formats, Embedded video player, Thoroughly documented
    • CONS:A bit overwhelming for beginners
  • Media Player Classic

    110r1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A simple, yet powerful multformat media player

    7
    890 votes
    • PROS:Support for lots of formats, Also plays DVD movies, Support for subtitles, Light on system resources
    • CONS:You may find the interface too simple
  • Free Video Converter

    2.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Free video converter for multiple formats

    6
    34 votes
    • PROS:Easy to use, Converts to multiple formats, Create profiles, Add subtitles to video and audio tracks
    • CONS:Slow conversions, No way to preview videos
  • EureScribe

    2.0

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Transcribe multimedia text such as subtitles from audio files

    5
    15 votes
    • PROS:Makes subtitling more manageable, Breaks long clips down
    • CONS:Can be prone to bugs, Only saves to RTF format
  • FileBot

    4.6.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Rename, organize and find subtitles for your TV shows

    5
    8 votes
    • PROS:Renames files very quickly, Works with several movie/TV show databases, Includes file verification tools, Includes subtitle search tool
    • CONS:No documentation, Interface is not very intuitive
  • Subler

    0.23

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Embed titles and edit metadata in QuickTime movies

    7
    35 votes
    • PROS:Allows you to edit metadata in video files, Adds subtitles to QuickTime videos, No interface until video is opened
    • CONS:Limited interface, Prone to instability with MP4 files, No DivX support
  • Subtitles Translator

    1.71

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete program for translating subtitles

    6
    13 votes
    • FreeSmith Video Player

      1.2.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      All-in-one media player

      6
      65 votes
      • PROS:Nice interface, Supports subtitles, Screenshot function, Plays Blu-Ray
      • CONS:Takes a while to load media, No fullscreen controls, Laggy
    • Open Subtitles MKV Player

      4.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Video player with subtitle feature

      6
      37 votes
      • DivXLand Media Subtitler

        2.1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Simple subtitling

        7
        27 votes
        • PROS:Easy to use and good instructions, Tooltips, Various ways of getting and applying subtitles
        • CONS:Requires Window Media Player, Spellcheck needs Word to be installed, Audio extraction not so simple, Interface could be more attractive
      • SubMagic

        0.71

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create and edit your own subtitles

        6
        18 votes
        • Time Adjuster

          3.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Synchronize subtitles with video

          8
          35 votes
          • Movie Maker Best Video Studio

            1.7

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            Create own memory book of videos and images where you can add caption subtitles and text on videos and pics with this app.

            7
            5 votes
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