Who writes subtitles Is it software

Top 10 programs for creating & editing subtitles

Subtitles should not be missing in any video, because the running texts at the bottom of the screen significantly improve the viewing experience for many viewers. Subtitles can be used to translate foreign languages, convey content for the hearing impaired and make videos suitable for Facebook, as they are muted by default on the social media platform. But how can you create or edit subtitles for videos? We introduce you to 10 practical programs that will make it easy to add subtitles to your videos.

Edit subtitles with Wondershare Filmora

Wondershare Filmora is a versatile and easy-to-use video editing program that allows you to easily create and edit your subtitles. There are various subtitle styles to choose from, which fit perfectly into your video. In order to create appealing videos with Wondershare Filmora, you don't need any prior knowledge thanks to the easy-to-understand user interface. Try it out with the free trial version!

1. Subtitle Workshop

Price: Free

Subtitle Workshop is one of the best free subtitle programs. The software supports all known subtitle formats such as ASS, DKS, SCR, SUB, etc. With Subtitle Workshop you can easily create, edit and convert subtitles. The practical functions, as well as the ease of use and good performance, make the Subtitle Workshop the best choice for creating and editing subtitles.

2. cheers

Price: Free

Jubler is a text-based subtitle editor. Like Subtitle Workshop, the program supports all common subtitle formats. The free program allows you to create, correct and convert subtitles to other formats. In addition, you can freely choose the colors of the subtitles, check the spelling and have the subtitles translated into another language. Jubler runs on Windows, iOS and Linux.

3. SubtitleCreator

Price: Free

SubtitleCreator is a free subtitle editor that you can use to add your own subtitles to movies. The Subtitle allows you to specify the font, color and size of your subtitles. Thanks to the automatic functions, even beginners can quickly get to grips with the tool.

4. Open Subtitle Editor

Price: Free

The freeware tool Open Subtitle Editor is a small but fine open source program for adding and editing subtitles. The software also has functions such as translating subtitles and video resync.

5. SubMagic

Price: Free

SubMagic is another free and powerful editor for editing subtitles. The tool gives you the option to convert your subtitles to other formats. A subtitle translation function is also offered.

6. iToolSoft Movie Subtitle Editor

Price: 39.95 €

iToolSoft Movie Subtitle Editor is a powerful subtitle editor that comes with a number of functions for editing subtitles.

The main functions at a glance:

  • Edit movie subtitles
  • Add subtitles to movies
  • Make subtitles clearer by adjusting the bit rate and definition ratio
  • Make all kinds of settings, such as font, color, position, etc.

7. POP Subtitle Editor

Price: 24.95 €

POP Subtitle Editor is a really easy to use tool to edit and add subtitles to any movie format like WMV, MPEG, AVI or QT.

The main functions at a glance:

  • Edit subtitles while previewing a movie
  • Edit the font, size, color and position of the subtitles
  • Create subtitles for movies with just one click

8. Video Subtitle Editor

Price: 24.95 €

The Video Subtitle Editor advertises extensive format support, basic video editing functions, and good performance.

The main functions at a glance:

  • Supports almost any video format, such as iPod, WMV, AVI, MPEG, XviD, MP4, RM, 3G2, MOV, MPEG-4, etc.
  • Edit movie subtitles with options like font, font size, font color, and position
  • Supports converting movies and videos to other formats without any quality loss
  • Allows you to cut videos

9. Womble EasySub

Price: € 149

Womble EasySub allows you to add subtitles to DVD video files. The high price is justified by the larger range of functions of the software, but most of these functions are more interesting for the (semi-) professional video editor. For beginners, it is recommended to use one of the cheaper or even free alternatives from this article.

The main functions at a glance:

  • Supports creating, editing and managing subtitles in DVD-Video files
  • Has a built-in video player to edit subtitles and effects in real time
  • The real-time preview helps keep the subtitles in sync with the speech segment
  • Supports importing existing subtitle files

10. Aura Video Editor

Price: 9.95 €

Aura Video Editing is a fully functional and easy-to-use video editing program that is also suitable for creating and editing subtitles, among other things.

The main functions at a glance:

  • Add subtitles to movies or videos
  • Set the font, color and position of subtitles
  • With the real-time preview, you can view the video with the effects used before it is exported

Now, download Wondershare Filmora for free to add subtitles to your video and edit them.