Top Two Methods to Add srt to Video

Add srt Subtitles to MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV, WMV, etc

Srt is one of subtitles extensions. Srt subtitles can help users to better understand a movie, a TV show, especially when the movie or TV show is pronounced in a foreign language. Srt subtitles can be created by Notepad or other text editors or directly downloaded from internet. Presume that you have got some srt files and now the question is how we add the srt file to our videos. Now the following article just introduces two widely used methods to help users to add srt file to the video file.

Method 1: Use Windows Media Player

Except for playing many kinds of videos, Windows Media Player also has the ability in adding srt file to a video file, of course with the help of DirectVobSub (VSFilter) codec and Shark007’s Advanced codec for Windows Media Player. Now let's see how to add srt to video with Windows Media Player together.

  1. Make sure your computer has installed Windows Media Player. If not, download the newest Windows Media Player 12, install and open it.
  2. Make sure the srt file and the video file share the same file name to allow Windows Media Player to automatically detect the srt file.
  3. Open Windows Media Player>Library Mode>Choose Play->Lyrics, captions, and subtitles option>On if available.
  4. You need to download and install DirectVobSub (VSFilter) codec from a trusty source.

Note: You may succeed in adding srt file to your video after the above steps. If not, you need to continue the following steps.

  1. Download and install Shark007’s Advanced codec for Windows Media Player, open the 64bit Settings Application or 32bit Settings Application by right clicking on the application> choosing the Run as Administrator option.
  2. After the application opens>go to the tabs of different video file types>check disable Media Foundation forMP4/AVI/MKV etc.. option>go to Swap option>select disable Windows Media Foundation option.

After all the above steps, the srt file will be 100% work well in your video file. If not, you need to try to rename the .srt extension to .sub extension.


Method 2: Use Avdshare Video Converter to add srt to videos

Working as a professional srt to video adder, Avdshare Video Converter can easily add the srt file to any video with any video format, MP4, AVI, MOV, MKV, WMV, AVCHD, FLV, etc. Except for adding srt file to any video file, Avdshare Video Converter also functions to add sub file, psb file, ssf file, usf file, rt file, etc to any video file. Also, Avdshare Video Converter features in adjusting the video format after adding srt file, sub file, etc to the video file. Now follow the guide below to add the srt file to MP4, MOV, MKV, etc.

Step by Step Guide to Add .srt to Videos

Make Preparation: Free download Avdshare Video Converter

Free download the professional srt to Video Adder - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Add MP4 files

Click the "Add file" button to import the video file, such as MKV, to this srt to vide adder. Directly dragging and dropping the srt video to this srt to video adder also works.



Step 2: Add srt to MP4

Click Effect button>Video Edit>Switch to the Subtitle tab>Click "+" to add SRT to add the srt file which you want to add to your MKV file. Next click OK button to save your settings. You can also edit your srt file with aspects on font, color, size, style, etc.

Step 3 Targeted output format setting (Optional)

If, after adding srt to MP4 file, you want to change the MP4 format to another one, you can click the "Profile" button >"General Video" category to get that.


Step 4 Complete adding srt file to MP4

The srt file can be successfully added to MKV file after you click the "Convert" button.