> It seems there's also an 'OpenSubtitles' player which isn't
> resitricted to educational institutions, but as it's all torrent
> files and looks like many other torrent trackers, I'm afraid to
> download them (for fear it's got the video included).
Subtitle files are small - the text plus cues for when to display - so
the file size (i.e. by the order of magnitude) should be a good
indication of whether it contains video or not.