Download Subtitles - Best Software & Apps

  • PotPlayer

    1.7.18346

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful media player with support for lots of formats

    8
    1589 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
  • GOM Player

    2.3.40.5302

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android

    GOM Player is versatile, customizable and free for everyone. GOM plays all of the most popular video formats with the option to add subtitles and even VR!

    8
    5308 votes
    • BS.Player

      2.73

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android

      Great media player supporting a wide range of formats

      8
      5574 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
    • MPlayerX

      1.0.18

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac

      Free media player for almost any format

      6
      99 votes
      • PROS: Plays almost any video or audio, Very simple to use, Supports subtitles
      • CONS: No channel or subtitle search integration
    • SPlayer

      3.7.2437

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Lightweight media player with support for multiple formats

      8
      1015 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
    • JetAudio

      8.1.7.20702

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Much more than just a music player

      8
      2201 votes
      • PROS: Nice customizable interface, Works with all popular formats, Includes interesting extra features
      • CONS: Doesn't have many skins or visual effects
    • Subtitle Edit

      3.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      An excellent app to edit subtitles

      7
      146 votes
      • PROS: Intuitive, customizable interface, Lots of tools, Can convert subtitle formats
      • CONS: Help is online only
    • Media Player Classic

      (XP/2000) 6.4.9.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A simple, yet powerful multformat media player

      8
      1833 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
    • AVIAddXSubs

      9.15

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Add subtitles to DivX files

      7
      128 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"
    • SubLight

      3.6.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Watch your favorite films with subtitles in different languages

      7
      69 votes
      • PROS: Useful and fast to look for subtitles, Just double click to launch your film subtitled
      • CONS: Not many non-English film subtitles available
    • EureScribe

      2.0

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Transcribe multimedia text such as subtitles from audio files

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

      6.0a

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free application for creating subtitle-based files and extensions

      7
      457 votes
      • PROS: Users will not be charged to download this software., Multiple languages are currently supported by Subtitle Workshop., Completely free
      • CONS: The most recent updates occurred as far back as 2013., There is no version of this bundle for mobile phones.
    • Aegisub

      3.0.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Full-featured, free subtitle editor for many formats

      8
      250 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
    • Movie Maker Best Video Studio

      1.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A Personal Memory Lane

      8
      10 votes
      • PROS: Create movie on mobile device, Create own memory book, Edit movie with text and sounds, Share stories in multimedia platform
      • CONS: Not a video merger/joiner or video splitter, Some features are missing, Does not provide free movie, Doesn’t watch movies online
    • Subtitles Translator

      1.71

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Complete program for translating subtitles

      7
      29 votes
      • DivXLand Media Subtitler

        2.1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Simple subtitling

        7
        144 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
      • FreeSmith Video Player

        1.2.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        All-in-one media player

        6
        58 votes
        • PROS: Nice interface, Supports subtitles, Screenshot function, Plays Blu-Ray
        • CONS: Takes a while to load media, No fullscreen controls, Laggy
      • Time Adjuster

        3.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Synchronize subtitles with video

        7
        63 votes
        • SubMagic

          0.71

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Create and edit your own subtitles

          6
          44 votes
          • iSubtitle

            3.0.4

            License
            buy Download
            Platform
            Mac

            Giving Soft Subtitles For Movies

            6
            19 votes
            • PROS: Add text to the movie or TV show, Display trivial information to some key scenes, Supports ass/.ssa, .srt .stl and .vtt, Built with FFmpeg
            • CONS: Requires macOS 10.10 and above, May take time for exporting subtitled videos, May not work on some video formats, May have poor optimization when used to mobile devices
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
          #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
          18.1.7.2070222018.3Windows
          21.7.1834615898.2Windows
          32.3.40.530253088.1Windows,Mac,Android
          42.7355747.9Windows,Android
          5(XP/2000) 6.4.9.018337.6Windows
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