What is a .SRT file?

A .SRT file (or "Subrip") stores subtitle or caption data. In a .SRT file, individual captions are paired with their start and end time stamp to encode when subtitles or caption should appear in a video.

How can I open a .SRT file?

You can open a .SRT file in Notepad (Windows) or TextEdit (Mac) to see the plain text.

What is a .SRT file used for on Kapwing?

.SRT files can be can uploaded to the subtitle feature in Kapwing's Studio or Subtitler to permanently add subtitles to your video.

Do I need Kapwing Pro to upload .SRT file?

A Kapwing Pro subscription is not required to upload .SRT files to Kapwing.

How to upload a .SRT file to Kapwing:

In Kapwing's Studio:

  1. Upload or paste a link to a video to get started.
  2. Click "Subtitles" in the top toolbar.
  3. Click "Upload .SRT".
  4. Select your .SRT file.

In the standalone Subtitler:

  1. Upload or paste a link to a video to get started.
  2. Click "Upload .SRT".
  3. Select your .SRT file.

How to download .SRT files from Kapwing:

Creating and downloading .SRT files is a Kapwing Pro feature, so you will need to upgrade if you have not already.

After you have upgraded to Kapwing Pro, click the "Download SRT" button in the Subtitle tool. A .SRT file will be downloaded to your

Where can I use a .SRT file besides Kapwing?

If you do not want to permanently add subtitles to your video, you can use the .SRT file to add closed captions. .SRT files can be uploaded to other video sharing platforms such as YouTube, LinkedIn, or Facebook.