How to Remove Subtitle from MKV on Mac and Windows?

MKV Subtitle Remover: Remove Subtitle SRT, SSA, ASS, IDX, SUB from MKV


I download some MKV videos from internet and I want to remove the subtitle on them, anyone knows how to do it or recommends some software which can do it? Many thanks!


If you google you will find many threads about people asking how to remove subtitles from MKV. This article just provides the answer to removing subtitles from MKV with the help of an MKV Subtitle Remover named MKV Subtitle Remover.

Key Features of MKV Subtitle Remover

  1. Remove subtitles from MKV without recoding the original streams
  2. Remove subtitles from AVI and MP4 as perfectly as removing from MKV
  3. Add and edit subtitles, like .srt, .ass, .ssa, .idx, .sub, etc to MKV, AVI, VOB, MP4, AVCHD, FLV, MOV, MPEG, WMV, ASF, RMVB, DV, 3GP, etc.
  4. Extract subtitles from MKV, AVI, VOB, MP4, AVCHD, FLV, MOV, MPEG, WMV, ASF, RMVB, DV, 3GP, etc.

Remove Subtitles from MKV Step by Step Guide

The removing subtitles from MKV step by step guide is described below.

Make Preparation: Free download MKV Subtitle Remover

Free download the professional MKV Subtitle Remover (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Import MKV

Click the "Add file" button to add MKV to MKV Subtitle Remover

Step 2 Check the subtitle is hardcoded or not

Click drop-down button from the video file Subtitle Setting to check whether a subtitle track is included in the MKV or not:

If a subtitle track like eng. is included in the MKV, which means the subtitle belongs to the soft subtitle and can be removed easily. You can continue to follow the Step 3 and Step 5 below.

If a None and Edit Subtitle is found in the MKV which means the subtitle is hardcoded and can be removed almost as impossible. The only option is to crop the lower part of MKV to remove the hardcoded subtitle. If you want to crop the hardcoded subtitle continue to follow Step 3, 4 and 5.


Step 3 Final exporting format setting

Click the "Profile" drop-down button to choose the final exporting format.

You can choose MKV or other video formats, like AVI, MP4 from "General Video" category or from the "HD Video" category as the final exporting format.


Step 4 Crop the hardcoded subtitle

Open Crop hardcoded subtitle window by clicking the "Crop" button. Then you can choose one of the two methods to crop the hardcoded subtitle.

Method 1: Adjust the crop frame

You will find eight small adjustment boxes around the video. You can crop the video by moving the mouse cursor to an adjustment box and drag the frame, the dotted line, to the position you like.

Method 2: Adjust the crop values

You can also crop the video by adjusting one of the four values, Top, Bottom, Left or Right, by which move the crop frame correspondingly.

Step 5 Complete removing subtitle from MKV

Click the "Convert" button to complete removing subtitle from MKV process