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File Extension SUB

Files that contain the file extension SUB are associated with multiple programs and applications and various file types. The programs and applications include DivX, CloneCD, Insight II, SWAT, or CaSat Suite. The contents of a SUB file are related to the specific program that created it.

If the SUB file is created by DivX, it is a text file type used for movie subtitles, which usually appear at the bottom of the screen when the movie has been created in a specific language. This type of SUB file is typically used for DivX movies, which are a popular compression technology that allows you to create and play high quality videos.

If the SUB file is associated with CloneCD, it is a disk image binary file type which contains an exact copy of program data for the purpose of backup, storage, and recovery. CloneCD is a program which allows you to create an identical copy of audio recordings and other data onto a CD.

SUB files created by Insight II are skins file types which are used to configure the application settings and contain data related to user modifications, project settings, options, and other functions which are a critical part of running computer applications. Insight II is a program that allows computational chemists to perform molecular modeling and electrostatics.

If the SUB file was created by SWAT (Soil and Water Assessment Tool), the file can contain a series of file types which can be used by different software applications. SWAT is a software application which is used for land management and watershed projects.

CaSAT Suite SUB files are a document file type that contains data related to DVD subtitles, closed captioning, and other subtitling functions for DVD movies. The CaSat Suite is a product of SoftINI and is part of the SoftINI Subtitler Suite of applications.

How to Open SUB Files

Since SUB files can be associated with many different programs, try double clicking on the file to see if it automatically opens in a default program. If the file was created on your PC, there is a good chance you have the appropriate application installed for opening a SUB file.

SUB files which are associated with DivX can be opened using any text editing program, such as Notepad or WordPad for Windows, Apple TextEdit for Mac, and gEdit or Nano Editor for Linux. You can also use MPlayer open source media player, which is available as a free download and works with Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Insight II SUB file extension requires the Linux or UNIX operating system with Insight II installed in order to open and view this type of file format.

If the SUB file is related to Clone CD, it is a subchannel file which must be opened using SlySoft CloneCD or SlySoft Virtual CloneDrive. Both of these programs are compatible with the Windows operating system or must be used with an IBM-compatible PC.

If the SUB files are created by the SWAT Soil and Water Assessment Tool, you must use Microsoft Windows with the SWAT program installed to view SUB files of this type.

CaSat SUB files created with the CaSat Suite should be opened with the SoftINI Subtitler Suite, which is available as a free download from the SoftINI website and works with Windows, Word TXT and Unicode files.