OpenSubtitles.org and MovieSubtitles.com are websites that offer free subtitles for large film directories. MovieSubtitles.org offers subtitles for the most popular films, and the website allows users to narrow results through the categories at the top of the page. OpenSubtitles.org operates on user-supplied subtitles that can be streamed or downloaded.
To download movie subtitles on OpenSubtitles.org, search a film using the search bar at the top of the page, and click the matching subtitle for the search query. After the page has redirected, select the Download button to the right of the thumbnail. Files are downloaded in ZIP format and must be extracted once fully downloaded onto a PC.
To download subtitles on MovieSubtitles.com, click a movie from the list on the home page, or search a movie using the search bar at the top of the page. Select the matching result from the list, and click the Download button located below the user rating. Subtitles are rated by users according to the quality of the file. Files are formatted in ZIP format, so they must be unpacked prior to playing. Install a DirectShow filter compatible with Windows Media Player to use subtitles on a DivX/XviD movie. A compatible filter codec is DirectVobSub, which is available to download at Free-Codecs.com.