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How to add subtitles / captions to a video file?

Subtitles, or captions, are text that appears at the bottom of movies, television programs, animation, video games, music videos, etc. that contain a transcript of the audio portion of the videos. Sometimes you want to add external subtitles to a video to make the lyrics easier to understand or to translate the video into another language. Fortunately, subtitling a video is pretty easy, and there are many different ways to do it. Just go through this article and find the best choice for you.

Part 1. Add Subtitles to Video with Freeware

Most video converters have subtitling functions such as Jihosoft Free Video Converter. It provides an easy way to embed subtitles in your video and control the fonts, colors and size of the text. Just download this video subtitle add software on your computer and follow the steps below to add SRT subtitle to MP4 and all other videos permanently.

  1. Launch this video subtitling software and click “Add Media” to import the video files you want to add subtitles to.
  2. Click the "Edit" icon to bring up the editing window, then tap the "Subtitles" option on the top menu bar.
  3. Now click the “….” Button to import your .SRT file, you can customize the subtitle font, font size, color, style, position, etc.
  4. Click "OK" to save all changes. Then choose MP4 from the output formats and click “Convert” to add subtitles to MP4.

Part 2. Add Subtitles to Video Online

If you don't want to install software, you can try online tools like Kapwing Video Subtitle Maker. It's free to use. But you should know that it only supports MP4, MOV, WEBM and MPEG video formats and your video must be less than 80MB in size.

  1. Click “Upload” to upload the video to Kapwing Subtitle Tool. Or, you can include a link to subtitle a video found on YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  2. Use the timeline to add captions to your video. You can adjust the font, text color, and size from the left panel.
  3. After that, you can click the "Make Video" button to start adding subtitles to your movie.

Part 3. Add Captions to Videos with VLC

VLC Media Player is a free multimedia player that can play almost all video and audio file formats. Another popular feature of this application is the ability to add subtitles or fonts to any video file.

  1. Open your video with the latest version of VLC media player.
  2. Click on "Subtitle" in the top menu and select "Add Subtitle File".
  3. Browse through your .SRT subtitle file for the particular video and click "Open." Now you can enjoy your video with subtitles.

Part 4. How to Add Subtitles to YouTube Video

In the end, we would like to show you how to add subtitles to videos on different streaming sites including YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Blip.tv etc. Here we take YouTube as an example and the process is similar for many other streaming sites.

  1. Go to YouTube and click on your account> Creator Studio> Video Manager> Videos.
  2. Next to the video you want to add subtitles or captions to, click the drop-down menu and select "Subtitles / CC".
  3. Now click on “Add New Subtitles or CC”. Select the language for the subtitles and select “Upload a file”.
  4. Choose the type of file you want to upload, then choose "Choose File> Upload". Lots of necessary adjustments and click "Publish".

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