Subtle Alternatives

    Subtle is described as 'simple and intuitive Windows desktop application for downloading subtitles for your favorite movies and TV shows' and is an app in the Video & Movies category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Subtle for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and Arch Linux. The best alternative is OpenSubtitles.org, which is free. Other great apps like Subtle are Subscene (Free), VLSub (Free, Open Source), Caption (Free, Open Source) and Addic7ed (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 28, 2021

    1. OpenSubtitles.org was developed for easy downloading and uploading subtitles for movies.
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    2. Subscene is a website where you can find subtitles for almost any movie or TV show in almost any language. Supported languages include Arabic, English, French, Italian, Danish, Dutch, Farsi/Persian, Spanish, and more.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • VLC media player
      VLSub is a simple extension for your VLC Media Player. It downloads subtitles from OpenSubtitles.org and play them as your open your movies.

      Discontinued

      This extension hasn't been updated since April 2017 but can still be downloaded.

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    3. Caption takes the effort out of finding and setting up the right subtitles. A simple design, drag & drop search, and automatic downloading & renaming let you just start watching. Caption is multi-platform, open-source, and built entirely on web technology.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Subtitles for TV shows and movies.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Arch Linux
      • Ubuntu
      QNapi is designed to automatically download and match subtitles to a specific movie file. Unlike similar programs, QNapi queries several different subtitle databases to find the best subtitles for your movie.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      SubDownloader is a program for automatic find and download/upload subtitles for your movies/series (MKV,MP4,AVI,etc).

      Discontinued

      The software hasn't been updated since 2012 but can still be downloaded.

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Subtitle download and upload tool. It relies on OpenSubtitles.org as its subtitle database.

      Discontinued

      As of 2016 SolEol development is pretty much stopped.

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    4. SubiT is an automated program for downloading subtitles. Movie files menu integration With SubiT, you can download subtitles to your favorite movies and serieses by just right clicking them and executing SubiT.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.2.5, released in September 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge and GitHub.

    5. The easiest way to download subtitles for your movies. Download subtitles from OpenSubtitles.org in a matter of seconds (and much more). Features: Multi Download
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