About this Guide

SRT (or SubRip subtitle) files are one of the most common file formats used for subtitles & captions – but did you know you can write them yourself?

Although SRT files require a significant time commitment (particularly for longer videos), they are the easiest format for writing do-it-yourself closed captions. Most media players, lecture capture software, and video recording software are compatible with SRT caption files. 

Here, you can download a step-by-step guide to SRT files and/or our interactive, editable template to start writing your own captions today. people creating an srt file

Media players that accept SRT files:

  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Windows Media Player
  • Wistia
  • Slideshare
  • Adobe Presenter
  • Camtasia
  • Kaltura & MediaSpace
  • & more…

Ready to start writing your own SRT files? Fill out the form to download our step-by-step guide 👉