Subtitld – edit, transcribe and create subtitles

Subtitld is software to create, edit and transcribe subtitles.

It supports SRT, SSA, TTML, SBV, DFXP, VTT, XML, SCC and SAMI file formats.

Subtitld uses 2 main tools to work. The ffmpeg is used for internal processes and libmpv for video playback. It also uses PySide6 for the GUI.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Retiming – adjust the start, duration, and end of a subtitle direct in the timeline.
  • Project status/information.
  • Slicing – merge to the last/next subtitle, or slice in the middle at the text cursor position.
  • Add and remove – add a subtitle with an editable duration. Remove the selected subtitle.
  • Start/end to cursor – start the start/end of the subtitle to the current timeline cursor.
  • Timeline zoom – up to 20 levels of zoom are available.
  • Grid.
  • Snapping
  • Playback – play from the start of the last/current subtitle, stop, play at current timeline cursor position, and from the start of the next subtitle.
  • Timecode information always visible.
  • Subtitles selection.
  • File history.
  • Unlimited undo changes.
  • Add and remove gaps.
  • Fine edit.
  • Keyboard shortcuts including custom shortcuts.
  • Adjust the playback speed.
  • Import/export transcripts
  • Export burned-in subtitle.
  • Auto subtitles.

Support: GitLab Code Repository
Developer: Jonatã Bolzan Loss
License: GNU General Public License v3.0

subtitld in action
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Subtitld is written in Python. Learn Python with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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