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Adding Subtitles to Video Can Be So Easy, Here's the Way

"I've got a text file which has some words(subtitles), and I would like to merge the subtitles with a video, is there any way to do so?? I’m a newbie when it comes to video. It is much appreciated for you guys to share the easiest way to add subtitles to video. Thanks in advance."

Learning how to add subtitles to a video is easy-peasy! There are plenty of ways to attach SRT subtitles to video. You can rely on video subtitle adder software, media player, open source video encoder, and the likes or add subtitles to video online with online tool. Here we dig out the optimal ways for you to choose from. They are the simplest yet the best. You are welcome.

1. Add Subtitles to Video with Video Subtitle Adder Software

MacX Video Converter Pro gives a straightforward method to add external subtitles in SRT/ASS/SSA/SUB etc. to a video in MP4, AVI, FLV, MKV, MTS, AVCHD, 720p, 1080p, 4K UHD, whatever format and resolution smoothly, needless to convert the video subtitle format. The video subtitle adder software comes with a nifty interface, so you won't waste much time getting to know how to add soft subtitles to a video. You are free from problems you encountered elsewhere, like subtitle not matching with movies timeline, video subtitles out of sync, subtitle format unsupported, etc. The software fully supports the latest Mac OS X El Capitan and Yosemite. Follow the detailed guide below to embed subtitles to video.

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Step 1: Free download video subtitle adder software on Mac or download Windows version(Win 10 supported) and run it on your computer. Click "Add File" icon on the top right of the main interface to load the video file you wanna put subtitles into.

Step 2: Select an output format by clicking settings icon. You can convert the video to MP4, FLV, AVI, 3GP, and other 320+ video and 50+ audio codecs with no quality loss. You are also allowed to adjust the video parameters like bit rate, frame rate, resolution, and more. If you don't need to change video format or other video settings, skip this step and proceed to step 3 to start adding subtitles to video file.

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Step 3: Click "Edit" button below the video info. Hit Subtitles > Enable subtitle > External Subtitle File, select a downloaded external subtitle file saved on your computer, and click "Add" button to attach SRT/ASS etc. Subtitles to video movie file. Hit "Done" button to start video subtitle adding.

Step 4: Press "Browse" button to choose a destination folder on your computer to save the output video. And click "RUN" button to start burning subtitles to video movie.

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2. How to Add Subtitles to A Video Movie with Media Player

Plenty of media players offers easy ways to add subtitles to video movie with a single click. Here we recommend two top-rated media players for you to choose from, one is 5KPlayer, and another one is VLC.

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5KPlayer is a new media player with great potential. It allows you to add subtitles with *.srt, *.sub, *.ass, *.ssa, etc. to video formatted MP4, AVI, MKV, MOV, WMV, MTS, FLV, to name just a few.

To embed subtitles to a video movie file, click "video" or directly drag and drop the video to the main interface, open and play the video file, right click and hit "subtitle tracks", select a subtitle file, and add external subtitles to video file. The video subtitle adding program has both Mac version(El Capitan included) and Windows version(Win 10 included). As its name suggest, the all-in-one player also performs great in HD 4K UHD videos movies and high quality region-free DVDs playback.

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Needless to say, VLC is a oldie, also a goodie. If VLC is you default video player, embed subtitles to movie video file would be simple. How to add subtitles to a video in VLC? Before you add subtitles to videos, make sure that you've got subtitle files on your computer, if not, download the subtitle first from free subtitle download sites, like opensubtitles.org, moviesubtitles.org, divxsubtitles.net, etc.

Open and play the video movie on VLC, click "video" button on the menu bar, head to "subtitles track" > "open file", select the downloaded subtitle file for the video, and finally hit "open" button, the subtitle to videos adding on VLC task is done.

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3. How to Add Subtitles to Video Movie Online

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There are plenty of online tools offering solutions to add and edit subtitles to a video movie online without installing any software. Subtitle Horse is an online subtitle editor which allows you to attach subtitle in SRT, JSON, VTT to videos movies file by yourself. It gives you chances to add subtitles to YouTube videos by pasting YouTube video URL and download the YouTube subtitled videos, as well as embed subtitles to video in MP4, FLV format.

The online video subtitle adder and editor support inserting subtitles into video formatted FLV, html 5(MP4, Webm, OGV). Supported subtitle file formats are SRT, VTT, SBV, Encore, JSON(only for subtitle horse comments and read-only subtitles will be imported).

Best Video Subtitle Adding Software

MacX Video Converter Pro can help you easily add SRT/SSA/AAS subtitles to video in MP4, AVI, MKV, FLV, AVCHD, VOB, etc. with high quality.

•All-around Video Editor: Add subtitle to video, clip video to get your favorite segment, crop frame size to remove the black bars, merge separate videos into a new one, even add watermark to personalize your videos.
•Powerful Video Downloader: Download online 8K/4K/HD video movie from over 300 sites, like YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion in a fast speed for Apple Android.

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MacX Video Converter Pro is a functional video editor which can allow you to freely add external soft subtitles to videos/movies. It also can download and convert 1080P/720P HD and 4K UHD movies/videos from YouTube and other 300+ sites.

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