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For some reason, ever since Apple released QuickTime X, QuickTime won't open files with an associated .srt file anymore. I get the error QuickTime can't open it and if I would like to open it in QuickTime 7. And the strange part is, the .srt files are working with Preview.
I have Perian installed correctly.

I don't mind using QuickTime 7 and I know VLC is far better in using .srt files, but still. This question intrigues me a lot.

How can I make QuickTime X work with .srt files?

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Do you have Perian installed? As far as I am aware you need Perian for it to work, but I haven't got a setup with me at the moment to confirm? –  Diago Mar 19 '12 at 10:29
    
Yes I have Perian installed. –  Michiel Mar 19 '12 at 10:33
    
try uninstalling and reinstalling Perian. Reading the Perian mailing list, there were some issues with machines upgraded to Lion that already had Perian installed. –  Stu Wilson Mar 19 '12 at 12:21
    
I'll try when i get the chance! Thanks for the suggestion! –  Michiel Mar 19 '12 at 12:25

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Or you can put the SRT subtitles to a subtitle track in movies. Quicktime Player X supports multiple language of subtitles and chapters as well. Subtitle Writer on Mac App Store might be a good tool for this.

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