Edit and create subtitles or simply synchronize existing ones with your movies

Subtitle Edit

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Subtitle Edit

  -  10.4 MB  -  Open Source
  • Latest Version

    Subtitle Edit 4.0.5 LATEST

  • Review by

    Sophia Jones

  • Operating System

    Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64

  • User Rating

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  • Author / Product

    Nikolaj Lynge Olsson / External Link

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Subtitle Edit is an editor for movie subtitles. With Subtitle Edit you can easily adjust the start time of any subtitle if it is not synchronized with the movie. You can also use SE for making new subtitles from scratch (do use the time-line/waveform/spectrogram) or translating subtitles.

Features and Highlights
  • Create/adjust/sync/translate subtitle lines
  • Convert between SubRib, MicroDVD, Advanced Sub Station Alpha, Sub Station Alpha, D-Cinema, SAMI, youtube sbv, and many more (200+ different formats!)
  • Cool audio visualizer control - can display wave form and/or spectrogram
  • Video player uses DirectShow, VLC media player, or MPlayer
  • Visually sync/adjust a subtitle (start/end position and speed)
  • Auto Translation via Google translate
  • Rip subtitles from a (decrypted) dvd
  • Import and OCR VobSub sub/idx binary subtitles (can use Tesseract)
  • Import and OCR Blu-ray .sup files (can use Tesseract - bd sup reading is based on Java code from BDSup2Sub by 0xdeadbeef)
  • Can open subtitles embedded inside matroska files
  • Can open subtitles (text, closed captions, vobsub) embedded inside mp4/mv4 files
  • Can open/OCR XSub subtitles embedded inside divx/avi files
  • Can open/OCR DVB subtitles embedded inside .ts (Transport Stream) files
  • Can open/OCR Blu-ray subtitles embedded inside .m2ts (Transport Stream) files
  • Can read and write both UTF-8 and other unicode files and ANSI (support for all languages/encodings on the pc!)
  • Sync: Show texts earlier/later + point synchronization + synchronization via other subtitle
  • Merge/split subtitles
  • Adjust display time
  • Fix common errors wizard
  • Spell checking via Open Office dictionaries/NHunspell (many dictionaries available)
  • Remove text for hear impaired (HI)
  • Renumbering
  • Swedish to Danish translation built-in (via Multi Translator Online)
  • Effects: Typewriter and karaoke
  • History/undo manager (Undo=Ctrl+z, Redo=Ctrl+y)
  • Compare subtitles
  • Multiple search and replace
  • Change casing using names dictionary
  • Merge short lines/split long lines
  • Export to PNG images (+bdn xml), Adobe Encore FAB image script, VobSub, Blu-ray sup, EBU stl, PAC, and plain text
Note: Requires .NET Framework.

  • Subtitle Edit 4.0.5 Screenshots

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What's new in this version:

- Add "Open video" toolbar button/image
- Add support for S_HDMV/TEXTST in MKV in batch/cmd-line
- Add support for Bluray .sup (PGS) embedding in Matroska (.mkv) file
- Add a few quick setting buttons for Purfview's Faster Whisper Advanced
- Add a few animation templates for ASSA tool "Apply custom override tags"
- Add French interjections
- Add new shortcut "Insert new subtitle at video pos (fill)"
- Add "LM Studio" translate (local)
- Add Ollama translate (local)
- Add Antrophic translate
- Add distilled models for Purfview Faster Whisper

- Update German translation
- Update Spanish AR & MX translation
- Update Brazilian Portuguese translation
- Update Italian language
- Update Russian translation
- Update Korean translation
- Update Portuguese translation
- Update Greek translation
- Improve "Karaoke effect" + new option
- Make "Timed Text IMSC 1.1" more compatible
- Improve EBU STL preview regarding box
- Update libmpv to 2024-03-17
- Update yt-dlp to 2024-03-10
- Update ffmpeg to 2024-03-25
- Update Purfview Faster Whisper to r189.1
- Add a few settings for embed output file name
- Allow up/down to navigate through combobox
- Change "Fix invalid italics" to add more tags

- Fix for Whisper post-processing
- Fix crash in "Fix common errors"
- Fix issue with Combobox and ContextMenuStrip
- Fix ChatGPT translate
- Fix "Batch convert" crash on Linux
- Fix for missing lines when embedding soft subs in .mp4 files
- Fix layout change crash from un-docked state
- Fix crash in export to "Cavena 890"
- Fix D-Cinema SMPTE 2014/png

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