Subtitle editors

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About subtitles

This page is about subtitle editors. For other subtitle-related issues, check the wiki page of your video player. For mplayer, check:
http://linux.overshoot.tv/wiki/multimedia/mplayer

subtitleeditor

http://linux.overshoot.tv/media-video/subtitleeditor
A gtk-based subtitle editor, currently available in repositories.

GStreamer plugins

You may get the following message:

GStreamer plugins missing.
The playback of this movie requires the following decoders which are not installed:
XVID MPEG-4 decoder
MPEG-1 Layer 3 (MP3) decoder

You can solve this by installing the relevant libraries. On a ubuntu system, the packages to install are the following ones:

sudo apt-get install gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly
sudo apt-get install gstreamer0.10-plugins-ugly-multiverse
sudo apt-get install gstreamer0.10-ffmpeg

Other projects

ksubeditor

http://sourceforge.net/projects/ksubeditor/
This is an old project for KDE, but it has not received any update since 2003!
A user probably wouldn't be able to install it on a recent system with the new KDE4 libs.

The only reason it's worth mentioning is for developers: it is after all free (libre) software. An interested developer could have a look to see if the code base is worth salvaging to create a new KDE4 release.

other

Check:

media-libs/sublib http://sublib.sourceforge.net/
Subtitling library that allows for subtitle editing, conversion and synchronization

media-plugins/vdr-ttxtsubs http://projects.vdr-developer.org/projects/show/plg-ttxtsubs
VDR Plugin: displaying, recording and replaying teletext based subtitles

media-video/aegisub http://www.aegisub.org/
Advanced subtitle editor

media-video/bdsup2sub http://bdsup2sub.javaforge.com/help.htm
A tool to convert and tweak bitmap based subtitle streams

media-video/dv2sub http://dv2sub.sourceforge.net/
extract info or subtitles from DV stream

media-video/gnome-subtitles http://gnome-subtitles.sourceforge.net/
Video subtitling for the Gnome desktop

media-video/sub2srt http://www.robelix.com/sub2srt/
Tool to convert several subtitle formats into subviewer srt

media-video/subcheck http://subcheck.sourceforge.net/
Subcheck checks srt subtitle files for errors

media-video/subdl https://github.com/akexakex/subdl
A command-line tool for downloading subs from opensubtitles.org

media-video/subdownloader http://www.subdownloader.net/
GUI application for automatic downloading/uploading of subtitles for videofiles

media-video/subliminal http://subliminal.readthedocs.org https://github.com/Diaoul/subliminal https://pypi.python.org/pypi/subliminal
Python library to search and download subtitles

media-video/submux-dvd http://panteltje.com/panteltje/dvd/
A subtitle multiplexer, muxes subtitles into .vob

media-video/subotage http://sourceforge.net/projects/subotage/
Universal subtitle converter in bash

media-video/subsync http://sourceforge.net/projects/subsync/
subsync is an program that synchronizes srt subtitle files

media-video/subtitlecomposer https://github.com/maxrd2/subtitlecomposer
Text-based subtitles editor

media-video/subtitleeditor http://home.gna.org/subtitleeditor/
GTK+2 subtitle editing tool

media-video/subtitler-yuv http://panteltje.com/panteltje/subtitles/
for mjpegtools for adding subtitles, pictures, and effects embedded in the picture

media-video/subtitleripper http://subtitleripper.sourceforge.net/
DVD Subtitle Ripper for Linux

dev-python/pysrt https://github.com/byroot/pysrt https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pysrt
Python library used to edit or create SubRip files

media-video/google2srt http://google2srt.sourceforge.net/en/
Convert subtitles from Google Video and YouTube to SubRip (.srt) format

media-video/sub2srt http://www.robelix.com/sub2srt/
Tool to convert several subtitle formats into subviewer srt

media-video/gaupol http://home.gna.org/gaupol
Gaupol is a subtitle editor for text-based subtitles

Issues related to this page:

ProjectSummaryStatusPriorityCategoryLast updatedAssigned to
Linux softwaresubtitleeditor and GStreamer plugins missingactivenormalbug report10 years 31 weeks
Linux softwaresubtitleeditor: output of .xml file for version…activenormalfeature request10 years 8 weeks
Linux softwaresubtitleeditor: wrong file name in window header activenormalbug report10 years 8 weeks
Linux softwarepysrt: no man pageactivenormalbug report5 years 38 weeks
Linux DistributionVim: no .srt highlighting by defaultactivenormalfeature request5 years 38 weeks