Sadly, although this looks like a great tool, it requires Windows Media Player, which MS hasn't supported in some time. That in itself wouldn't matter so much, since it does come with most versions of Windows 10 (except the "N" versions), but even though the Optional Software section in Settings says it's installed, I cannot find the actual desktop application anywhere. And I'm an expert user, so please trust me when I say it's nowhere to be found on my system.
I contacted Microsoft about this, and they refused to help since it's been unsupported for so long.
Of course, if you do have WMP, this looks wonderful. The only reason I posted this negative review was in the hope that the developer(s) would modify it so that it would support non-Microsoft media players.
Review by EmmB
Oct 27, 2020 Version: 2.20
OS: Windows 10 64-bit Ease of use: 1/10
Value for money: 1/10
Main thing I enjoyed about this program is that its quite simple and straightforward to use - even when you're just starting to play around with subtitles. It also doesn't use/need too much CPU resources so the preview didn't lag even though my PC was under very heavy load by another program in the background.
The only complain I have about it is that my version was not bug free. Doing a spell check after 3 days of subtitling a 1.5 Hrs movie caused a drastic loss of data. The program executes MS Word to summon the spell check utility. But when I did that, some words were incorrectly found.
Eg. I had "frighten" in my text, but it found "frighte" and did not suggest "frighten". Ignoring those errors caused it to duplicate some entries, mess up my file and overwrite my file when I didn't request a save. I hope the developer will find and correct the bug.
Review by VideoMan
Aug 30, 2009 Version: 2.06
OS: WinXP Ease of use: 8/10
Value for money: 5/10
I couldn't get my Pioneer or Philips to play srt subtitles even though they played fine on my PC.
DivXLand Subtitler to the rescue! I ran my srt files through it, it automatically made some corrections and now they play!
I think it's a wonderful tool, extremely easy to use and free too! :D
Review by somebodeez
Dec 12, 2007 Version: 2.0.5
OS: WinXP Ease of use: 10/10
Value for money: 10/10
Very nice program.
As I said to the program's author, if that software put similar features like SSA have ( using the mouse for selectiong the beggining and the end of times and some buttons like: Grab Times, Play Selection, Play Next, Play Previous and other similars ), it will become a very interesting option for subtitling.
And if we could select some area in Audio Bar and see it in video screen and vice-versa, AT THE SAME TIME, it will help a lot for timing and avoing bleeding scenes, for example.
Thanks for your nice work ! Keep improving it!
Review by devilcoelhodog
Jan 8, 2007 Version: 2.0.5
OS: Win2K Ease of use: 9/10
Value for money: 10/10