Watching movies or short videos has become a daily activity in our life for a long time. But have you realized that most of the videos or movies we watched have subtitles or captions? Subtitles or captions only occupy a little bit of space on a video, but you cannot ignore them, especially since the video plays foreign languages. So you know, even though subtitles seem not so conspicuous, they still have a vital role in a video or movie. If you want to learn how to add subtitles to a movie, this article can teach you one by one.
How to get subtitles?
Before we introduce how to add subtitles to a movie, we have to know how to get movie subtitles, right? Here are 2 ways for you to get the subtitles of a movie.
Method 1: Download subtitles from subtitle websites
There are a lot of subtitle downloads tools. If you want to know more details, maybe this article can help you.
- Fiverr (Old web-AniSubs)
- CD Japan
Method 2: Auto-generate subtitles for your videos
Except for some famous movies which can easily find and download subtitles, there still are many movies or series that can not find original language subtitles, not to mention the foreign subtitles. Therefore, it arises many auto subtitle generators in the market. These auto subtitle generators help to generate subtitles or captions become easy and convenient.
Auto subtitle generator recommends in this article.
How to add subtitles to a movie or video
When you already get the subtitles, the next step is to add subtitles to your movie. By the way, if you have already used the auto subtitle generator, you don’t need to do this step. Because almost automatic subtitle tools will embed the generated subtitles into your videos automated.
Adding subtitles to a movie also has many methods. Here we only introduce 2 popular ways.
- Adding subtitles by YouTube
- Adding Manual Subtitles by AutoSubtitle Online
Add subtitles by Youtube
It is known worldwide that YouTube can generate and add subtitles to videos. If you want to add subtitles to a movie, you can choose YouTube. It is easy to use and free.
First, you need a YouTube account. Move your mouse on the icon “🎦”, and then click the button “Upload video”.
After you click the button, you will see the following interface, drag and drop your movie.
Next, you only need to wait for the YouTube system to proceed. If your movie is too long, this step will take a bit longer. When the “Checks” on the timeline turns to “✅”, you can go on “Next“.
Hooray~Uploading finished. You can go on and see this screenshot. Click the first row “Add subtitles”, and then “ADD“.
And “Next” to go on. You will see the picture below. Then choose the option “Upload file”.
After this step, all steps to add subtitles to a movie have been done. If you want to change subtitle content, you can also edit on this page.
Add Subtitles by Autosubtitle Online
Not like YouTube, Autosubtitle Online is quite easy to add subtitles to a movie. It only needs 3 steps.
First, you have to own an account on Autosubtitle Online. This step is the same as YouTube.
Then, click the button “Manual” on the Platform page. And you will see the picture below.
Next, upload your movie and then upload the SRT file.
Autosubtitle Online’s interface is simple to use. You don’t need to know professional knowledge about subtitle embedded or making.
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