All video files can have external subtitles. The file name must match the video file name, or be suffixed with a language.

/Movies
   /Home Alone (1990)
      Home Alone.mkv
      Home Alone.srt
      Home Alone.spa.srt
      Home Alone.spanish.srt

Default Subtitles

External subtitles can be marked as default using either ".default".

/Movies
   /Home Alone (1990)
      Home Alone.mkv
      Home Alone.srt
      Home Alone.spa.default.srt

Forced Subtitles

External subtitles can be marked as forced using either ".forced" or ".foreign".

/Movies
   /Home Alone (1990)
      Home Alone.mkv
      Home Alone.srt
      Home Alone.spa.forced.srt 
      Home Alone.spa.foreign.srt

Other Names

It is sometimes useful to have other "names" in the subtitle to help identify it from the client.  This can be useful for directory or comment

/Movies
   /Home Alone (1990)
      Home Alone.mkv
      Home Alone.English(Commentary).srt
      Home Alone.Spanish(Commentary).srt

Supported formats

  • ass
  • srt
  • ssa
  • sub/idx
  • vtt

Plugins that automate subtitle downloading

See Plugins for more information on use.


Other Related Subtitle Pages:


ISO Codes for the Representation of Names of Languages