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 it requires a significant time-commitment (particularly for longer videos), SRT files 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. 

Media players that accept SRT files:

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

Want to know more about SRT files? Read the complete guide on our blog.

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