Filename Extensions
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Details of extension .srt

Below, you can find answers to the following questions:

  • What is the .srt file?
  • Which program can create the .srt file?
  • Where can you find a description of the .srt format?
  • What can convert .srt files to a different format?
  • Which MIME-type is associated with the .srt extension?

1 extension(s) and 0 alias(es) in our database

SubRip Subtitle Format .srt file icon

SubRip Subtitle Format

SubRip SRT is a subtitle format for DivX movies.
Detailed description not available
Category: Video files
Application: SubRip
Program name: -
Mime-type: text/plain
Magic bytes (HEX): -
Magic string (ASCII): -
Related extensions:
Microsoft Video for Windows Movie
Multimedia Viewer Book
MicroDVD Subtitle Format File
Advanced Systems Format Media
Digital Video
Adobe Flash Video File
Indeo Video File
Microsoft Windows Movie Maker Project
Transport Stream

Other types of files may also use the .srt file extension. If you have helpful information about .srt extension, write to us!

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

We found the following similar extensions in our database:

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The .srt filename extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

set (24), srf (18), str (15), rst (12), st (12), crt (8), sgt (8), srr (6), rt (6), sft (5), ert (5), wrt (4), sdt (4), qrt (4), srg (3)

Can't open a .srt file?

If you want to open a .srt file on your computer, you just need to have the appropriate program installed. If the .srt association isn't set correctly, you may receive the following error message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To change file associations:

  • Right-click a file with the extension whose association you want to change, and then click Open With.
  • In the Open With dialog box, click the program whith which you want the file to open, or click Browse to locate the program that you want.
  • Select the Always use the selected program to open this kind of file check box.

Supported operating systems

Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Windows 7, Windows 8, Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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