.SRT File Extension

SubRip Text File

An SRT file, short for "SubRip Subtitle", contains timing and text information for displaying subtitles in videos. You can build your own SRT file using any text editor, so long as you keep the format...

General Information

Title SRT File Extension
Extension .srt
Full Form SubRip Text File
File Type Video Subtitle File
Developer N/A
MIME Type text/plain

File Function

Primary Function Store subtitles
Additional Functions Timing information
Features Plain text, Numbered sequences

File Characteristics

Quality Text readability
Supports Layers No
Supports Transparency N/A
Editable Yes

Use Cases

Film Subtitles Yes
Television Subtitles Yes
Online Video Yes

Security and Practices

Security Risks Low
Best Practices Validate format, Encoding standards

Historical/Version Information

Initial Release N/A
Latest Version N/A

Associated Types

Similar Extensions .ssa, .ass, .vtt

Software Compatibility

Software Usage Policy OS Compatibility
VLC Media Player Free Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android
SubEdit Player Free Windows
Sublime Text Free limited, Paid Windows, Mac, Linux