Human-Made Subtitling Service

Our experienced team of professional subtitling experts ensure high-quality, error-free subtitles in multiple languages.

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Rated 4.8/5 based on 850+ reviews

Dedicated Subtitle Editor

Made for subtitlers, our professional-grade, interactive editor will ease the way you interact with your subtitles.

Transcription Subtitles
  • Format & Hardcode Subtitles

    Format & Hardcode Subtitles

    Formats your subtitles to make them match your brand. You can select multiple settings and get your video ready to publish. You can also directly download the video with burned-in subtitles.

  • Subtitle Customization

    Subtitle Customization

    Decide how your subtitles are going to look with our line, CPL, and CPS management. We also offer grammar checks, timing presets and synchronization features.

  • Expert Subtitling Service For All Languages

    Expert Subtitling Service For All Languages

    No in-house language team? We’ve got you covered. With our dedicated team of expert linguists, we adhere to your special requests and brand voice, maintaining confidentiality through signed NDAs.

  • Sharing In a Snap

    Sharing In a Snap

    Collaborate with your team and clients by sharing your subtitles in view-only or edit mode — no matter where they are in the world.

  • Subtitling Style Guide

    Subtitling Style Guide

    Format your subtitles to make them match your brand and broadcast guidelines. You can also directly download the video with burned-in subtitles from our advanced subtitling editor dashboard.

  • Multiple Glossaries

    Multiple Glossaries

    Save time and maintain consistency in jargon, brand names industry specific vocabulary with predefined glossaries.


  • No limits on uploads

    Upload files of any size and length. Our subtitle editor supports them all.

  • CPS Management

    CPS allows you to ensure that your viewers have time to read the subtitles.

  • Edit Starting Timecode

    By providing the starting timestamp, you can decide when the subtitles start.

  • Multiple Export Formats

    We provide exports in SRT, VTT, STL, Final Cut Pro, AVID, Premiere, and more.

  • Sharing Links

    Share your subtitles in view-only or edit mode.

  • Visual Timeline & Soundwave

    See subtitles in real time and check their position with the soundwave.

  • Workspaces for collaboration

    Create spaces for you to share your files with the rest of your team.

  • APIs & Integrations

    Seamlessly integrate with your favourite applications: Zapier, Youtube, and more.

  • Security & Confidentiality

    All files are protected and remain private. Your subtitles are protected.

Supported Languages

Below is the list of popular languages we support for transcription and subtitles.

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How does our professional subtitling service work?

  1. 1. Upload your file.

    With our uploader, you can import your file from anywhere, whether it's on your laptop, Google Drive, Youtube, or Dropbox.

  2. 2. Select the language of the video.

    We currently support more than 70 languages.

  3. 3. Select "Human made".

    With our human service, your subtitles will be perfected by an expert and delivered with 99% accuracy.

  4. 4. Get notified when your subtitles are ready.

    Receive an email when the subtitles have been created within 24 hours (for a 1-hour file).

  5. 5. Receive your subtitles.

    Access your subtitles from the dashboard.

  6. 6. Click on "Export" and choose your preferred file format.

    You can export to SRT, VTT, integrate with your favorite video platform or use our proprietary API. It's that easy to have your video professionally subtitled!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the human subtitling service?

    This is our premium offer for subtitling your files. Our handpicked human experts will provide you within 24 hours subtitles that are ready to be published.

  • How long does it take to add subtitles using the human service?

    Depending on the language you chose, your file will have a different turnaround time. For French, English and Spanish is usually 24hrs, for all other languages it’s between 24 and 48 hours. The time it takes to create all the subtitles and add them to your video also depends on the volume of work and availability of our collaborators, as well as the length and complexity of your file. You will always be updated on your dashboard and you will receive an email once your file is completed.

  • What is the cost of your professional subtitling service?

    The price of the service depends on the language and length of your files. The price for professional English subtitling starts at $2.25 per minute of audio.

  • Do you offer a SDH subtitling service (Subtiles for the Deaf and Hard Hearing)?

    Yes, we do! Subtitles for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (SDH) enhance content accessibility, complying with the highest accessibility standards. We ensure that your media is inclusive, providing a complete auditory experience in visual form. You can read more about our SDH service here.

  • Do you accept custom subtitling requests?

    Absolutely! Our team is equipped to provide tailored solutions for your subtitling project. Contact us at to discuss your unique requirements and how we can provide the best support.

  • Do you work with subtitle style guides?

    Yes, we do! Whether through our automated systems or manual editing by our professional subtitlers, we guarantee precise integration of your specified preferences and presets.


Customer Reviews
Rated Excellent 4.8/5 based on 850+ reviews
  • I found it very simple to understand…
    I found it very simple to understand and follow. It generated exactly what I wanted and what I expected. The results were very close to near perfect, word forr word.
    Sean - Trustpilot
  • I tried several applications
    I tried several applications, but this one is very user-friendly and straightforward. Easy to start at low cost
    DirkCa - Trustpilot
  • Happy Scribe saves time and money
    Love having the ability to have all my videos and audio files transcribed. The software is intuitive and easy to use. While there are minor corrections to be made, it saves sooooo much time.
    Abby - Trustpilot
  • Great convenience!
    I am a Studen using the Service of Happy Scribe very often for quality research purposes. Would recommend to every student doing interviews. It will save you a couple of hours!
    Vinc - Trustpilot
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