SHIRE Alternatives

    SHIRE is described as 'Browser-based subtitle editor to create subtitles and captions online. Videos can be loaded from URL, disc or YouTube. The editor can be integrated into your CMS' and is an website in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to SHIRE, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac and BSD. The best alternative is Subtitle Edit, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to SHIRE are Aegisub (Free, Open Source), Subtitle Workshop (Free, Open Source), Subtitle Editor (Free, Open Source) and Gaupol (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 8, 2021

    1. Subtitle Edit is an open source editor for video subtitles. With SE you can easily adjust a subtitle if it is out of sync with the video and much more.
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    2. 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.

      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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    3. 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.
    4. Subtitle Editor is a GTK+3 tool to edit subtitles for GNU/Linux/*BSD. It can be used for new subtitles or as a tool to transform, edit, correct and refine existing subtitle. This program also shows sound waves, which makes it easier to synchronize subtitles to voices.
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      • 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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    5. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Gnome Subtitles is a subtitle editor for the GNOME desktop. It supports the most common text-based subtitle formats and allows for subtitle editing, translation and synchronization.
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    6. Create, edit and correct subtitle files easily with DivXLand Media Subtitler. Freeware and multilanguage application for Windows.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      A tool that analyzes video files and produces independent subtitle files from the closed captions data. CCExtractor is portable, small, and very fast. CCExtractor currently handles: - DVDs. - Most HDTV captures (where you save the Transport Stream).
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    7. 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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