Open SRT File – What is and How to View – Format and Programs

  • File type: Subtitle
  • Extension: .SRT
  • Format: Text


What Is a .SRT File

The SRT file extension is utilized by the SubRip SubTitle files. The SRT files contain different subtitles ripped using DVD disks. They are usually a part of the process of converting DVD to DivX movies.

The files with the .SRT format can be employed by different video players to overlay subtitles over videos optionally. These files are commonly supported by MPlayer and VLC players. Moreover, a special codec is required to be installed to enable the SRT subtitles in the Windows Media Player, as well as in the applications using the WMP ActiveX control for the purpose of video playback.


How to Open SRT Files


Category: Video Files
File format: Open Source
Open with Windows: VideoLAN VLC , CyberLink PowerDirector, SRT2SUP, Microsoft Windows Media Player with installed VobSub plugin, BSPlayer, SubRipper
Open with Linux: VideoLAN VLC
Internally, the files using it contain subtitles and are associated with timestamps saved in plain TXT format so that they may be accessed using notepad.exe or other text editors.

Is it safe to delete?

You can delete it safely. However you will find your subtitle information.