Screenshot of Captionista showing an iPhone 14 Pro Max with the subtitle timeline displaying three subtitles for a video scene with two women and a man sitting at a table eating food.


A video isn't finished until it has subtitles.

Get more engagement and improve accessibility of your content. Beautiful, accurate subtitles and captions for social video posts make all the difference.

Free with Pro subscription option

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Free to use, no Ads

All default subtitle themes and colour schemes are free with a watermark. No ads, no selling your data, ever.

Pro Subscription

A single low-cost subscription unlocks all styling options to match your branding, removes the watermark and enables all features like SRT export.

Transcribe it Yourself

Listen to the video slowed down and type. No audio? No problem. No embarrassing AI mistakes, no missing punctuation or capitalisation. Words matter!

Tap to Split Subtitles

Our unique timing editor maximises emotional impact. Watch the video and tap a word in the text to split it into a new subtitle at the right time.


Move, resize and rotate each caption for more visual interest.

Clear, Bold Colours

Default and seasonal colour schemes that make your text and backgrounds look great.

Closed Captions

Export (and import) SRT files for accessibility.

Beautiful Typography

Text and subtitle backgrounds are rendered to perfection with balanced padding and alignment.

Smart Insets

Default text area insets try to keep your captions from going underneath TikTok and Instagram UI buttons.

Custom Themes

Pro users can save their own themes for consistent branding across videos.

Pre-Flight Check

Captionista will warn you about video quality, size and duration issues before it is too late!

Auto Text Size

Our themes default to a size legible on most peoples' phones. No more tiny subtitles that people can't read in social feeds.