What are SUB files and how to open them
Are you having problems opening a SUB file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.
What is a SUB file?
SUB files have multiple uses, and DVD Subtitles is one of them. Read more about the other uses further down the page.
Files that use the .sub file extension are usually files that store movie subtitles. These files contain data about the movie subtitles, such as the subtitle text, the point at which each subtitle should be displayed, and information about the corresponding video file.
It is important to note that the SUB file does not contain any actual video data. Just the references for the subtitle information.
There are several different subtitle authoring and ripping applications that use the SUB file extension on supported files, although the formats may not be compatible. Try out a few different apps to see which one can open yours.
How to open SUB files
We have identified five SUB openers that are compatible with this specific type of SUB file.
Programs that open DVD Subtitles files
|VLC Media Player||Verified|
|Jubler Subtitle Editor||Verified|
Last updated: March 10, 2023
All known file formats using extension .SUB
While DVD Subtitles is a popular type of SUB-file, we know of 4 different uses of the .SUB file extension. Different software may use files with the same extension for different types of data.
CloneCD CD Image Subchannel Data
We know that one SUB format is CloneCD CD Image Subchannel Data. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
SUB opener for Windows
We have identified one SUB opener that is compatible with this specific type of SUB file.
Flipper SubGhz Data File
We know that one SUB format is Flipper SubGhz Data File. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested ten different SUB openers which you will find listed below.
Philips SVCD Designer Subtitles
We know that one SUB format is Philips SVCD Designer Subtitles. We have not yet analyzed in detail what these files contain and what they are used for. We're working on it.
Various apps that use files with this extension
These apps are known to open certain types of SUB files. Remember, different programs may use SUB files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.
|GOM Player||User submitted|
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