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Subtitle Editor is a GTK+2 tool to edit subtitles for GNU / Linux / *BSD. It can be used for new subtitles or as a tool to transform, edit, correct and refine existing subtitle. This program also shows sound waves, which makes it easier to synchronise subtitles to voices. There are a lot of changes from version 0.30.0 which is in Ubuntu Karmic (by the way, even Lucid has version 0.30.0 and not 0.36.0) and the latest version. You can see all the changes and features @ Subtitle Editor homepage.

Ricardo @ pplware sent us an email about three weeks ago about adding the latest Subtitle Editor 0.36.0 to our PPA because Ubuntu Karmic is about 6 versions behind the official release of Subtitle Editor. I initially though it cannot be done for Ubuntu Karmic because of a dependency (version) which was missing even in Lucid. But now that package has been added to Lucid, I've uploaded it to our PPA for Karmic so now you can basically install Subtitle Editor 0.36.0 in both Ubuntu Karmic and Lucid using the WebUpd8 PPA.


To install Subtitle Editor 0.36.0 in Ubuntu Karmic or Lucid, you must firstly add our PPA. To do this, paste the following command in a terminal (be aware, WebUpd8 PPA comes with some bleeding edge versions for some applications, such as VLC, gThumb, etc.):

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8


Then, install Subtitle Editor 0.36.0:
sudo apt-get install subtitleeditor
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