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Best Subtitle Editor Tools for Your Video Editing

Subtitles are great, they can help viewers around the world to enjoy popular TV series, shows and movies. Good subtitles overcome language barriers and make characters and movies universally known and loved. However, sometimes subtitles are mismatched or there are some errors in subtitles, leaving viewers baffled and confused. Thankfully, there are many subtitle tools which can help you add and edit video subtitles. Below are some of the best and most complete subtitle toolsets, one for every platform. Have a look and get the great subtitle editor to add more fun to your home movie making.

Subtitle Editor for Windows – Subtitle Workshop

Subtitle Workshop is considered to be the most efficient and convenient free subtitle maker. It supports all the subtitle formats like Advanced SubStation Alpha (*.ass), AQTitle (*.aqt), DKS Subtitle Format (*.dks), MacSUB (*.scr), MicroDVD (*.sub) and many more. With this subtitle maker you can create, edit or convert subtitles easily with its user-friendly interface. Note that it is also compatible with Windows Vista. Let's see how it works:

1. Download and install Subtitle Workshop on your PC or laptop.

2. Click File and choose whether you want to make changes in the existing subtitles file or create a new one. If you decide to try your hand at subs making, set the show time, hide time and duration.

3. To edit an existing subtitles file, use the Edit tab. Here you can copy, cut or remove the text as well as get detailed properties of timing. If you want to see your changes in real time, simply open the movie with the subtitles. The preview is available right on the spot. This makes the process visual.

4. For more features like joining, splitting or spell check, try the Tools tab.

5. When you are done with all the corrections, don’t forget to click the Save button to apply changes.

Subtitle Editor for Mac OS X – Subs Factory

Mac OS X doesn't offer as many subtitle toolsets as Windows. From these applications, Subs Factory is the most advanced. It creates subtitles, but to do so you need a file format that is recognized by QuickTime and the suitable QuickTime plugins. Note that it only works with .srt files yet. Opening a movie to add subtitles to in Subs Factory is easy enough (simply choose the movie file and open it) but adding the actual subtitles is a bit more difficult. If you choose Add Subtitle, that doesn't work. You have to choose Edit to edit or add new subtitles.

All in all, create your own subtitles, resynchronize them, translate them into another language, concatenate two files into one, split a file in two parts,... Subs Factory makes it possible to do all this fast and efficiently.

Read here to learn how to use it: Subs Factory - User's manual.

Most Popular Subtitle Editor Software For 2017 is – Pavtube Video Converter for Windows/Mac

In case you are not an expert in subtitles editing and only need to make minor changes, there is no need to look into a complex editor. You can just use Pavtube Video Converter with its Subtitle Pack to edit subtitles.

To some degree, Pavtube Video Converter is a professional video converter with the ability of converting digital files such as H.265, M3U8, MP4, MKV, AVI, etc with original video quality. But it also can be treated as the best Subtitle Editor. It can easily remove subtitles from any video files on Mac and Windows. Plus, the ideal Pavtube Video Converter also has the feature of adding and replace subtitles. The subtitles include adding SRT/SSA/ASS Subtitles to MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, FLV and so on.

The procedure of working is unbelievably easy:

1. Download and install Pavtube Video Converter on your PC. (Windows or Mac version depends on your platform)

2. Import video file.

Run Pavtube Video Converter and import your source videos to it by clicking the "Add video" icon.

load files

3. Select output file format.

From the format bar you can choose the format you want. Here we choose "Common Video" > H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" as the output format from "Format" extended option.

select format

4. Edit subtitle

Under the movies title lists on the main interface, select one of your desired subtitle from "Subtitles" drop-down list, then check "Forced subtitles" option besides "Subtitle".

Or click "Edit" or the pencil icon edit-mp4-video to switch to the editing interface, where you can find multiple editing functions and "Subtitle" is just one of them. Click the "Subtitle" tab and check the "Enable" box to allow you to add SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles to source videos. Then Click "Browse" to find and import the downloaded SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles.

video converter subtitle

5. Go back to the main UI and click "Convert" to start subtitles editing process. If you don't want to keep the original video format, just click the format bar to choose the output video format you want before conversion.

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