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CaptionMaker Alternatives

CaptionMaker is described as 'and MacCaption allow you to easily author, edit, create subtitles, and encode and repurpose video captions for television, web and mobile delivery' and is a Subtitle Editor. There are more than 25 alternatives to CaptionMaker for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Vagrant. The best alternative is Subtitle Edit, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CaptionMaker are Aegisub, Subtitle Workshop, Subtitle Composer and Subtitle Editor.

CaptionMaker alternatives are mainly Subtitle Editors but may also be Media Players. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CaptionMaker.
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CaptionMaker and MacCaption allow you to easily author, edit, create subtitles, and encode and repurpose video captions for...

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  1. Creating and editing subtitles.

    ⚫︎ LightweightSubtitle Edit consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableSubtitle Edit can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  2. Aegisub icon

    Aegisub

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Aegisub is an advanced subtitle editor for Windows, and UNIX-like systems, such as Linux, Mac OS X and BSD. It is open source software and free for any use.

    ⚫︎ LightweightAegisub consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableAegisub can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Spell CheckingAegisub can detect and correct all types of grammar and spelling mistakes.
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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 3.2.2, released in December 2014, can still be downloaded from the official site and GitHub.

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    Subtitle Workshop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Movie subtitle editing and creation tool. Supports and converts between various subtitle formats. Features include video preview, a translator mode, several features to fix or optimize timing issues, errors in spelling or text format, etc.

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    Subtitle Composer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Windows

    A text-based subtitles editor that supports basic operations as well as more advanced ones, aiming to become an improved version of Subtitle Workshop for every platform supported by KDE.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingSubtitle Composer supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    Subtitle Editor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Subtitle Editor is a GTK+3 tool to edit subtitles for GNU/Linux/*BSD.

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    Discontinued

    Latest release was on July 14, 2017.

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    Gaupol

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    Gaupol is an editor for text-based subtitle files. It helps you with tasks such as creating and translating subtitles, timing subtitles to match video and correcting common errors. Gaupol includes a built-in video player and also supports launching an external one.

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  7. Gnome Subtitles icon

    Gnome Subtitles

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Gnome Subtitles is a subtitle editor for the GNOME desktop. It supports the most common

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    titlebee

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Preparing subtitles and captions for video used to be a long and cumbersome process, but with titlebee the task has been made simpler and quicker by letting the subtitler focus on adding subtitles visually onto a timeline.

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    Subtitling
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    Amara

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    • Vagrant

    Amara (formerly Universal Subtitles or unisubs) gives individuals, communities, and larger organizations the power to overcome accessibility and language barriers for online video.

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  10. DivXLand Media Subtitler icon

    DivXLand Media Subtitler

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Create, edit and correct subtitle files easily with DivXLand Media Subtitler. Freeware and multilanguage application for Windows.

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