What are the best tools-to-open-SRT-files?

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  1. 16

    #1Notepad++

    Notepad++

    Notepad++ is a free source code editor based on Scintilla, an editing component. It runs in the Microsoft Windows environment and is licensed by GNU General Public License.

    Software

    Windows

    Free

    George Lee
    Written on July 13, 2018
    "If you know very well your programing language, you can edit an SRT file with just Notead++. It may take a while but as a programmer, it's simple. No video players or editor needed."
  2. 13

    #2MPC-HC

    MPC-HC

    MPC-HC is an open source media player for Windows. It supports all common video and audio file formats available. It's one of the most famous media players but it's not available for any other operating system than Windows.

    Software

    Other Platform

    Free

    Anika Rathore
    Written on July 13, 2018
    "I simply jammed the SRT file in this video watcher and I have now subtitles on my movies, simple as that :)"
  3. 11

    #3KMPlayer

    KMPlayer
    KMPlayer is a free media player that works for all kind of video files. It supports HD videos and 30 languages. It offers subtitle control, multitasking, playback supports and more basic and advanced features.
    Apps

    Android, Windows, Mac, iOS

    Free

    Rubén Rocha
    Written on July 13, 2018
    "I only watch kung-fu movies with subtitles, not dubbed. I use KMPlayer to play them with SRT files included."
  1. 9

    #4Jubler

    Jubler

    Jubler is a software for editing text-based subtitles on videos. It functions as an authoring software for newly-made subtitles, as well as edit existing subtitle.It also includes translation mode, spell checking, subtitles preview, and styles editing.

    Software

    Mac, Windows

    Free

    Shirley Wang
    Written on July 13, 2018
    "In order for me to spread my love for anime, I create SRT subtitles with this software. Now, more and more fans are continuing to grow."
  2. 6

    #5MPlayer

    MPlayer

    MPlayer is an open media player software developed by Árpád Gereöffy, who was unable to find satisfactory video player for Linux and decided to create his own. Nowadays, this program is available for all major operating systems.

    Software

    Other Platform

    Free

    Xu Yang
    Written on July 13, 2018
    "This was my first entry video player to watch anime online. I download them first, then the subtitles if they're not available with the video. When I switched from Linux to Mac, I'm glad that MPlayer is finally available for Mac too."
  3. 6

    #6Aegisub

    Aegisub

    Aegisub is an open source software for Windows, Mac and Unix. Users can either create or modify subtitles. It offers quick and easy tools for synchronizing subtitles to audio. It also features real-time video preview and styling subtitles.

    Software

    Mac, Windows

    Free

    Philip Chapman
    Written on July 13, 2018
    "I can't watch anime if I can't understand what the heck are they saying. Thank goodness and software like Aegisub lets me add subtitles for the latest anime I downloaded. Now I can understand my favorite anime's story, who's talking and what's going on."
  4. 2

    #7VLC Media Player

    VLC Media Player

    VLC Media Player is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player that plays a wide range of media formats such as mkv, mp4, and flv among others. It supports the playback of discs, devices, and network streaming protocols. 

    Software

    Android, Windows, Mac, iOS

    Free

    Daniel Bryant
    Written on July 13, 2018
    "This is where I add translations for my personal videos. I don't need to divulge what kind of videos I add subtitles ;)"
  5. 1

    #8BSPlayer

    BSPlayer

    BSPlayer is a multimedia player for Android devices and Windows. Other than for music and videos, its subtitle search will find the subtitle for that film. Users can also open .SRT files for subtitles. 

    Apps

    Android, Other Platform

    $5.99

    Justin Hu
    Written on July 13, 2018
    "Really, do I have to buy this? Just grab the free version and you're will be fine. Editing SRT files should be free, heck even a text editor program can do that for free."

Summary

Best What are the best tools-to-open-SRT-files
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Notepad++Software 16 Free
2MPC-HCSoftware 13 Free
3KMPlayerApps 11 Free
4JublerSoftware 9 Free
5MPlayerSoftware 6 Free
6AegisubSoftware 6 Free
7VLC Media PlayerSoftware 2 Free
8BSPlayerApps 1 Paid
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