Download Subtitles - Best Software & Apps

  • GOM Player

    2.3.28.5285

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    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!

    7
    3171 votes
    • 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
    • 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
    • BS.Player

      2.50

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android

      Great media player supporting a wide range of formats

      7
      4407 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
    • JetAudio

      Basic 8.1.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Much more than just a music player

      8
      1255 votes
      • PROS: Nice customizable interface, Works with all popular formats, Includes interesting extra features
      • CONS: Doesn't have many skins or visual effects
    • 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
    • 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"
    • 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
    • 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
    • Subtitle Workshop

      6.0a

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free application for creating subtitle-based files and extensions

      6
      214 votes
      • PROS: Users will not be charged to download this software., Multiple languages are currently supported by Subtitle Workshop.,
      • CONS: The most recent updates occurred as far back as 2013., There is no version of this bundle for mobile phones.
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
      • Subtitles Translator

        1.71

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Complete program for translating subtitles

        6
        13 votes
        • 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
        • 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
        • 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
        • 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
        • 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
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