SRT File Extension

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SubRip Subtitle Format
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What is SRT file?

File with.SRT extension contains movie subtitles saved in text format. Each subtitles fragment contains the following elements separated by newline characters:

  • Subtitle sequential number,

  • Timestamps start and end time s using the convention GG:MM:SS,Ms --> GG:MM:SS,Ms,

  • Subtitle text to be displayed.

Below the timestamps there may also be included text display coordinates. If such information is not present, subtitles are by default displayed in the bottom- middle part of the screen. SRT files are saved in SubRip format, which allows creating subtitles for DivX and DVD movies, and is supported by most media players. The format offers simple formatting tools in the form of HTML markers, such as <u> or <i> ( tags for underscore and italics, respectively).

SRT files follow a naming convention that requires the movie title and subtitles language to be included in the filename. SRT filename convention is [movie title].language.srt, for example, Titanic.eng.srt. Most movie players support SRT files. SRT subtitles can sometimes be overlaid on a video using separated program. SRT file cane be converted into different subtitles format, edited using dedicated tools, or simply viewed with a Notepad tool.

Conversion of a SRT file

When you install one of the applications from the list of programs that you found here, you should be able to open or edit the file with the SRT extension without any issue. However, if you still have problems with this, you may use the option of SRT file conversion to a different format.

File Conversions from SRT extension to a different format
File conversions from other format to SRT file

We hope we helped you solve the problem with the SRT file. If you do not know where you can download the application from our list, click on the link (which is the name of the program) - you will find more information there on the location where to download the secure setup version of the required application.

What else may cause problems?

There can be more reasons which determine that you are not able to open the SRT file (apart from the lack of the proper application installed).

First - the SRT file may be incorrectly associated with the application installed to support it. In this case, you need to change this association by yourself. To do this, right-click on the SRT file that you want to edit, click "Open with" and then select the program from the list that you have installed. After this operation, the problems with opening the SRT file should be solved.

Second - the file you want to open can simply be damaged. Then, the best solution is to find a new version of given file, or download it again from the same source as before (maybe for some reason in the previous session the download of the SRT file has not been completed and it cannot be opened properly).

Do you want to help?

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