GNOME Subtitles – video subtitling for the GNOME desktop.

GNOME Subtitles is an editor for the GNOME desktop.

It supports the most common text-based subtitle formats, video previewing, timings synchronization and subtitle translation.

The software is released under an open source license.

Features include:

  • Supports various subtitle formats:
    • SubStation Alpha.
    • SubRip.
    • MicroDVD.
    • Adobe Encore DVD.
    • Advanced Sub Station Alpha.
    • AQ Title.
    • DKS Subtitle Format.
    • Fab Subtitler.
    • Karaoke Lyrics LRC.
    • Karaoke Lyrics VKT.
    • MacSUB.
    • MicroDVD.
    • MPlayer.
    • MPlayer 2.
    • MPSub.
    • Panimator.
    • Phoenix Japanimation Society.
    • Power DivX.
    • Sofni.
    • SubCreator 1.x.
    • SubRip.
    • Sub Station Alpha.
    • SubViewer 1.0.
    • SubViewer 2.0.
    • ViPlay Subtitle File.
  • WYSIWYG under interface:
    • Subtitles displayed similar to the end result.
    • Bold, italic and underline styles.
  • Multi-level undo/redo.
  • Timing operations:
    • Auto-adjust timings based on 2 correct times / synchronization points.
    • Shift subtitles by a specified delay (which can be based on the video).
    • Convert between framerates.
    • Set input and output framerates.
    • Edit times and frames.
  • Edit subtitle headers.
  • Automatically encode subtitles.
  • Support for merging and splitting subtitle lines.
  • Video previewing:
    • Uses GStreamer as the backend.
    • Built-in subtitle display.
    • Video length and current position display.
    • Set subtitle timings based on the video position.
    • Automatically select video when opening subtitles.
  • Video slow and fast motion options.
  • Time shifts.
  • Encoding selection.
  • Subtitle translation support.
  • Spell checking support.
  • Internationalization.

Developer: Pedro Castro, Cristina Yenyxe and contributors
License: GNU GPL v2

GNOME Subtitles is written in C#. Learn C# with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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