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IndustryComputer software
Language Techology and Services
Founded2007 (2007) in New York City, New York, United States
New York City
United States
Area served
Key people
  • Dave Bryant (CEO)
ProductsDotsub VideoTMS
ServicesVideo transcribing, captioning, translating & VoiceOvers

Dotsub is a global software company founded in 2007 and headquartered in New York, New York. The company's browser-based platform is used for subtitling & translating online videos. In 2020 Dave Bryant[1] became Dotsub's CEO after several years as its Chief Operating Officer. Dotsub has personnel throughout the world. In addition to its HQ in New York and offices in the US, it has a significant presence in Rosario, Argentina as well as personnel in Germany, Italy, Mexico, Czech Republic, Egypt and several other countries.

Dotsub provides a video captioning and translation platform as well as language services for online video.

Dotsub released its latest version of its video translation management system, Dotsub VideoTMS, in 2019, with a complete redesign of the previous version. This latest version provides market leading Video translation project management tools, automated workflows, professional linguist and AI based caption and translation as well as multilevel review capabilities. It is in use by Language Service Providers (LSPs), Localization departments and individual linguists. Dotsub provides services and technology to companies of all sizes all over the world, including Fortune 100 companies, LSPs and Content Creators.

Dotsub also has a very strong Corporate and Social Responsibility(CSR) ethos, providing its platform for many global wellness initiatives, including Translators Without Borders,[2] Dreamliine[3] and UN sponsored events such as the Mobile Film Festival,[4] with Chairman Michael Smolens very active in CSR and UN SDG projects.

The company was founded by Michael Smolens and Laurie Racine.[5]


  1. ^ "Dotsub Blog » Blog Archive » Dave Bryant Promoted to President and Appointed to Board of Directors". Retrieved 2020-02-14.
  2. ^ "Translators without Borders". Translators without Borders. Retrieved 2020-02-14.
  3. ^ "Dreamline". Archived from the original on 2000-04-14.
  4. ^ "UN Affiliated Mobile Film Festival about Climate change". Archived from the original on 2019-05-26.
  5. ^ "Dotsub LLC". Retrieved June 5, 2012.

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