What's New

- FFmpeg version 4.5.
- Better H.264 export performance.

App Description

The easiest and fastest way to permanently burn hardcoded subtitles to your movies and tv-shows.

With Submerge you can easily add hardcoded subtitles to your movies and tv-shows. The subtitled movie will play on almost anything, like your computer, smartphone, portable device or game console. Submerge supports many text-based subtitle formats as input and you can export the subtitled movie for the most common devices in just one click. Now with a batch exporting feature as well. Submerge also has a built-in subtitle search tool that makes finding and downloading the right subtitles a breeze. It also has a fullscreen player built-in, so you can watch the subtitled movie directly within Submerge.

Main features

- Add hardcoded subtitles to almost any video file without the need for extra system extensions or plug-ins.
- Automatically loads and displays embedded subtitles or subtitles from external files.
- Support for many subtitle formats like srt, sub, itt, stl ass/ssa and vtt.
- Supports styling tags in subtitle files like italic, bold underlined and font color.
- Supports cue settings in WebVTT files to handle the position and alignment of the subtitles.
- Fully customizable subtitle display (font, size, color, shadows, etc).
- Automatically finds metadata online to tag your movie.
- Detailed movie inspector for all those nitty gritty details.
- Many export presets built-in for poplar devices.
- Batch export queue built right in.
- FFmpeg encoding for fastest possible exports.
- Force aspect ratio to 16:9, 4:3 or 3:2 to use your monitor space more efficiently.
- Fullscreen player built-in (of course).
- Playback with hardware decoding on the GPU for H.264 and H.265 (HEVC) video tracks.
- Support for macOS Catalina and Big Sur.
- 64-bit native.

NOTE! Submerge cannot add hardcoded subtitles to movies or tv-shows purchased or rented in the iTunes store due to DRM protection.

What's new in Submerge 3

- Re-written from the ground up using modern OS X technologies.
- Doesn't depend on QuickTime.
- No need for extra system extensions or plug-ins to open and add subtitles to your movies.
- 64-bit native.
- Batch export queue.
- Improved the built-in subtitle search engine. Really easy to use.
- Metadata tagging for the TV-app and iDevices. Artwork as well.
- Support for more than two subtitles lines and smarter wrapping.
- Optional "Title Safe Area" for old TV sets and professionals.

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • September 19, 2015 Initial release
  • December 08, 2015 New version 3.2.4
  • June 23, 2016 New version 3.3
  • June 30, 2016 New version 3.3.1
  • November 06, 2016 New version 3.4.1
  • November 06, 2016 Price increase: $14.99 -> $18.99
  • November 11, 2016 New version 3.4.2
  • June 13, 2019 New version 3.5.2
  • August 28, 2019 New version 3.5.3
  • October 21, 2019 New version 3.6
  • July 14, 2020 New version 3.6.1
  • October 27, 2020 New version 3.6.2
  • August 05, 2021 New version 3.7.3
  • October 15, 2021 New version 3.7.6