Guide on Adding Subtitles (SRT, ASS, SSA) to an MKV file

So frustrated for watching wonderful movies without subtitles! Here a simple and quick guide lets you add subtitle to any MKV videos you like on Mac/Windows (Windows 8 included).

MKV is a container format and it has been used widely online and offline, especially for movies. This file format supports subtitles which make it be more popular in saving movie files. But not all MKV videos have subtitles of course. I bet you wouldn’t enjoy the movie if you don’t understand the language of it. The best way to solve this problem is to simply add a piece of subtitle into the movie. This tutorial will lead you through a few very simple steps of adding subtitles to MKV videos. In 10 mins from now, you can master this trick and use it for the rest of your life.

How to Add/Attach downloaded subtitles to MKV movies

After getting subtitle files from internet (most of subtitle files are with .srt, .ass and .ssa file extension.), we need a tool to add subtitle to MKV video. Here I recommend Brorsoft Video Converter, which can help you make it with only a few steps. The program support embeding subtitles to any video, or convert other video formats to MKV with subtitles, even convert MKV to MP4, MOV and more with subtitles for playing on your iPhone, iPad, Android tablets etc. If you are running on Mac OS X like MacPro, Mac Mini, turn to Video Converter for Mac. All these tasks can be finished within 3 or 4 steps. Below is a step by step guide on how to load your desired subtitles to MKV movie:

Step 1: Download, install and run the program. And then Drag and drop your source video files MKV into it.

Step 2: Click on “Edit” button, the video editor will pop up. Go to “Subtitle” tab at the top, and you can load an external subtitle files (either in .srt, .ssa, or .ass file name extension) by clicking “Browse” button. After the subtitle is loaded, you can have a preview on the editing window. If everything goes well, click “OK” button to confirm settings and close the editing window.

Note: You can also add watermark, apply effects, and crop video in the above video editing window.

Step 3: Before conversion, you can click “Format” bar select desired output format from the output format list if you want to preserve your MKV videos in other formats. Now, just click the “Convert” button to start converting video. That’s it. The subtitle file will be added in the output video.

You’re done! Now you can enjoy your MKV movies with subtitles. Have fun!

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