Open srt file

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What is srt file?

A srt file extension is used for one of the main movie subtitle formats. A srt files are simple text files that contain specially format text entries with time stamps. If present in the same folder as the video file, subtitles are usually automatically loaded in media player with the video. SRT subtitles are supported by all almost video players.

srt file description

The srt file extension is used for one of the most common subtitle format - SubRip.

SubRip is a small utility, that can rip subtitles from DVD video files to a simple text format called SubRip format. This format is supported by most software video players and subtitle creation programs. The time format used is hours:minutes:seconds,milliseconds, with the milliseconds field precise to three decimal places.

The srt file does not contain any video data. It is simple text file you can edit by any text editor (translate subtitles into another language). The purpose of srt file is to use it with desired movie file together to display subtitles when you play video file by any player with support for SRt subtitles.

The successor of the SubRip format is WebSRT (Web Subtitle Resource Tracks) subtitle format, that will be used for HTML5 "track" element and shares the same srt file extension

Software that will open srt file


A subtitles creator and ripper

Subtitle Workshop

A free subtitle editor


A tool for creating and modifying subtitles

Other srt file extensions

srt - Omron CX-Supervisor data

An srt file extension is related to Omron CX-Supervisor software.

srt - Sagem ringtone format

An srt file extension is related to ringtone file format for Sagem mobile phones.

srt - Siemens C60 mobile phone sound

An srt file extension is related to Siemens C60 mobile phone. An srt file stores sound.

srt - Skymap data file

Files with srt suffix can be also found as data files from star charting software called Skymap.

srt - WebSRT movie subtitle file format

Files with srt file extension can also be found as another of the video subtitle formats - WebSRT. It is a successor to the venerable and still highly popular SubRip subtitle format that shares same extension.

What file extension actually is?

Simply put, file extensions are the characters after the dot in the file name, so for example filename.mp3 has file extension „mp3“. This helps Windows to identify which program should be used to open the file.

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