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Top 11 Subtitle Editor Tools for Your Video Editing

by Christine Smith • 2020-09-21 21:11:15 • Proven solutions

Sometimes when you are editing your videos, you may want to add some subtitles to the videos either for better conveying the meaning or for making the videos more personalized.

There are many subtitle tools which can help you add and edit video subtitle. Below is a list of the best ten subtitle editors for video editing on Windows/Mac. Have a look and get the great subtitle tools to add more fun to your home movie making.

Part 1. Top 10 subtitle editors you should know.

  1. Subtitle Workshop
  2. Jubler
  3. SubtitleCreator
  4. Open Subtitle Editor
  5. SubMagic
  6. iToolSoft Movie Subtitle Editor
  7. POP Subtitle Editor
  8. Video Subtitle Editor
  9. Womble EasySub
  10. Aura Video Editor

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  • Support adding subtitle from local and Internet, changing font, font color, font size, and more other settings
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1. Subtitle Workshop

Price: Free

Subtitle Workshop is considered to be the best free subtitle editing tool with a user-friendly interface. It well supports all the popular subtitle formats like ASS, DKS, SCR, SUB, etc. Besides, it allows you to create, edit, and convert subtitles with ease. Besides, it comes with some advanced features, such as spell check, video preview, etc. With these great features, great speed, and stability, Subtitle Workshop takes much less time to edit subtitles and received worldwide awarding. Note that it is also compatible with Windows Vista.

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2. Jubler

Price: Free

Jubler is a text-based subtitle editing tool. It can be either used to create new subtitles or to correct, refine, transform, and convert existing subtitles. Like Subtitle Workshop, Jubler also supports all regular subtitle formats. This free subtitle editor comes with an optimization algorithm to help you fix the time inconsistencies. Besides, you can freely set the subtitles colors, check the spelling, choose the translation mode, etc. Before saving the subtitles, you can test the subtitles using MPlayer. Jubler can work on Windows, Mac, and Linux.

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3. SubtitleCreator

Price: Free

SubtitleCreator is a free subtitle editor that lets you add subtitles to your DVD. It can convert ASCII-based SRT or SUB text files to the binary SUP format and enables you to change the color of the existing subtitles. It comes with an inbuilt DVD Authoring Wizard function, which allows you to add new captions to a previously copied DVD. The latest version supports Karaoke.

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4. Open Subtitle Editor

Price: Free

The free subtitle editor is straightforward to use. Video editing and subtitle editing functions like subtitles translation, video resyncing, subtitles adding and removing, etc. are provided. You are also free to add new subtitles to any videos.

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5. SubMagic

Price: Free

SubMagic is a free yet powerful video subtitle tool. You can freely convert, edit, and enhance video subtitles. Beside, subtitles translation function is also provided.

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6. iToolSoft Movie Subtitle Editor

Price: $39.95

iToolSoft Movie Subtitle Editor is the ultimate subtitle editor with lots of options for editing subtitles. This program is awarded by and for clean software (No viruses, No Adware, No spyware).

Key Features:

  • Edits movie subtitles
  • Supports for making the subtitles into the film
  • Makes subtitles more distinct by adjusting bit rate and resolution ratio
  • Edits all kinds of settings for subtitles, i.e., as typeface, color, and location

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7. POP Subtitle Editor

Price: $24.95

POP Subtitle Editor is a very easy-to-use tool to write and add subtitles to any movie format such as WMV, MPEG, AVI or QT video file.

Key Features:

  • Edits subtitles while previewing movies
  • Customizes font style, font size, font color, and position of the subtitles in the screen
  • One-click movie generation with subtitles

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8. Video Subtitle Editor

Price: $24.95

Video Subtitle Editor is the mastering tool to edit subtitles for movies and TV shows very easily and efficiently.

Key Features:

  • Powerful and easy-to-use interface
  • Support almost every video formats such as iPod, WMV, DivX, AVI, MPEG, XviD, MP4, RM, 3G2, MOV, MPEG-4, etc.
  • Edit movie subtitles with customization options like font style, font size, font color and position of the subtitles in screen
  • Supports for converting movies with high quality and faster speed from one format to another and can cut larger video into smaller video clips

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9. Womble EasySub

Price: $149

Womble EasySub is a subtitle editor tool for DVDs.

Key Features:

  • Supports for creating, editing and managing subtitle text within DVD video files
  • It has an embedded video player for editing subtitles and viewing effects in real-time.
  • Real-time preview also helps to synchronize subtitles with the voice segment.
  • Supports for importing existing subtitle files and then manipulate it like shifting time or change language
  • Supports for writing subtitles to DVDs

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10. Aura Video Editor

Price: $9.95

Aura Video Editor is a full-featured and easy-to-use video editor with a built-in subtitle editor.

Key Features:

  • Drag and drop video editing
  • Supports for adding subtitles to movies or videos
  • Customizes subtitles with different effects like you can change font type, color, and position as well as transition effects.
  • Real-time preview lets you see your video before saving videos with customized effects.

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Part 2. How to quickly edit subtitles on Windows/Mac

Besides the subtitle editors listed above, Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) is the best subtitle editor for your video. It's also the best video converter for over 1000 video and audio formats, and you can change the format from MOV to MP4 or any other to playback on different devices. With this all-in-one video tool, you can also edit videos with trimming, cropping, rotating, watermarks, effects, etc. It's compatible with both Windows and Mac system, free download, and follow the simple steps in the next part to edit subtitles easily.

Steps to Edit Subtitle with Wondershare Video Subtitle Editor

Step 1 Add Video for Editing Subtitle

Download, install, and launch Wondershare UniConverter on your PC/Mac, then you'll come to the Video Converter tab by default. Click the Document icon on the interface to choose and add the video you want to edit subtitle.

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Step 2 Edit Subtitle to Video

After the video is added successfully, a thumbnail will appear. Click the second or the third icon on the video thumbnail to open the Video Editor window and then choose the Subtitle option. From where, you can change different options about your subtitle such as font, color, size, position, and so on. Click the OK button to save all your changes.

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With Wondershare UniConverter, you can compress your videos with simple steps. Move to Steps to compress videos using Wondershare UniConverter >> to learn more.

Step 3 Save Subtitle for Playback

Choose an output video format for your video if you need it from the Output Format option. Open the drop-down list and choose the Video tab, then select a video format and resolution. You can also tap on the Device tab to choose iPhone/iPad/Android devices supported formats. Finally, click on the Convert button to save and convert all your changes.

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