Install Gnome Subtitles 1.3 in Ubuntu 13.10/13.04/12.10/12.04

August 31, 2013

Gnome Subtitles is a subtitle editor for the GNOME desktop (also works in Unity). It supports the most common text-based subtitle formats, video previewing, timings synchronization and subtitle translation.

Some supported subtitle formats are: Advanced Sub Station Alpha, FAB Subtitler, MicroDVD, Mplayer 1/2, MPSub, SubRip, SubViewer 1/2.

Gnome Subtitles

The latest version has reached 1.3 which allows to set the gap between subtitles, to be used when inserting or splitting subtitles. Also there are a lot of bug fixes and other improvements. Read more

Install Gnome Subtitles 1.3 via PPA

For Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10 and their derivatives, such as Linux Mint and Elementary OS. Press Ctrl+Alt+T and run below commands one by one in pop-up terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pedrocastro/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install gnome-subtitles

For Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, run below commands instead:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install gnome-subtitles

Once installed, open it from Unity Dash and Enjoy!

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