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gnome subtitles 1.0

Gnome Subtitles is a subtitle editor for the GNOME desktop. It supports the most common text-based subtitle formats and allows for subtitle editing, translation and synchronization.

Version 1.0 has been released not so long ago and it's the fist stable release. The new version includes lots of new features and improvements, such as:

  • Added drag-and-drop support for loading subtitle and video files
  • Allow to set new options in the preferences:
    • Whether to save the translation when saving subtitles
    • Default and fallback character codings for opening files
    • Default subtitle format, character coding and newline type for saving files
    • Allow to remember the last used settings
  • Fixed a timings synchronization issue when "Sync All Subtitles" was used
  • Activating (double-clicking) a sync point in the synchronization dialog now selects the corresponding subtitle and seeks the video to its position
A complete list of changes can be found HERE.

Since I couldn't find an Ubuntu .deb file anywhere, I decided to pack Gnome Subtitles 1.0 in the WebUpd8 PPA. The PPA has packages for Ubuntu Karmic: 32bit and 64bit and Ubuntu Lucid: 32bit only (I am still trying to get the Lucid 64bit package to compile but there is something wrong with Launchpad for now as it doesn't want to install some dependencies).

To add the WebUpd8 PPA, paste this in a terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8

Then install Gnome Subtitles 1.0:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gnome-subtitles

Alternatively, you could simply download the Gnome Subtitles 1.0 Ubuntu .deb files:

Ubuntu Karmic (9.10):
-32bit: gnome-subtitles_1.0-1~ppa1~karmic1_i386.deb (343.2 KiB)
-64bit: gnome-subtitles_1.0-1~ppa1~karmic1_amd64.deb (343.2 KiB)

Ubuntu Lucid (10.04):
-32bit: gnome-subtitles_1.0-1~ppa2~lucid1_i386.deb (346.3 KiB)

You can also give Subtitle Editor a try (which we've also uploaded to the WebUpd8 PPA).