Download Subtitles - Best Software & Apps

  • PotPlayer

    1.6.58402

    License
    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
  • ALLPlayer

    6.9

    License
    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
    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
    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
  • AVIAddXSubs

    9.15

    License
    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"
  • Subtitle Edit

    3.1

    License
    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
  • Aegisub

    3.0.2

    License
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
  • DivXLand Media Subtitler

    2.1.0

    License
    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
  • Bomi Player

    License
    Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The Media Player For All Your Needs?

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    No votes yet
    • PROS: Easy to use GUI, Great subtitles that really make sense
    • CONS: No warranty, It doesn't do anything very innovative
  • FreeSmith Video Player

    1.2.3

    License
    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