Movie Subtitles Guide – How to Add/Import Movie Subtitles

“- I have a collection of Swedish movies on DVD and I want to rip it with replacing subtitles as English during ripping. How could I do?
– I prepare to rip my anime movie DVD with adding a subtitle file (.srt). Could you please show me a guide?”

It challenges you to understand what the movies tell without subtitles when you want to enjoy watch worthy foreign movies. If you are seeking for a solution of how to add/import movie subtitles to DVD video or remove internal subtitles while ripping DVDs, this movie subtitles guide to customize subtitles using the best DVD ripping tool – WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is highly suggested.

About Movie Subtitles

Subtitle is one kind of transcript or screenplay usually displayed on the bottom of screen with the purpose of a visual help for the deaf/hearing impaired and translating dialogs. When using on DVD movies, subtitles are generally hidden unless viewers request it from a menu. Movie subtitles have two forms, open (hard) subtitles and closed (soft) subtitles. Open Subtitles cannot be removed or turned off for the contents are irrevocably built in video, for example lyrics of karaoke songs. On the other hand, closed subtitles are mainly used on DVD/Blu-ray allowing viewer to turn on/off or change subtitles if there are multiple language subtitle tracks. Besides, movie subtitles can be classified into internal and external subtitles. Internal subtitles are embedded in a file container along with video and audio streams, while external subtitles are separate files that are easier to edit and change.

How to Customize Movie Subtitles with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is one of leading DVD ripper enabling to rip any DVDs to mainstream video formats (MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG etc.) and popular devices (iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPad Air 2/Mini 3, Samsung Note/S series, Google Nexus series, Sony PlayStation, Xbox etc.) with customized subtitles, including DVD video internal subtitles, forced subtitles or external SRT subtitles. Then, let’s follow the movie subtitles guide to learn how to add/import movie subtitles for enjoying foreign language movies without hassle.

Import External Movie Subtitles to DVD Video

The external subtitle file format supported by WinX DVD Ripper Platinum is SRT subtitle. Therefore, you need to download a SRT subtitle in your first language of DVD movie from a safe and reliable subtitle download site (for example opensubtitles). After that, go to import SRT movie subtitles to DVD video.

Step 1. Import DVD movie source and select output format as guide of adding internal movie subtitles.

Step 2. Click Subtitle Disabled button on main title bar to select Add External SRT option from drop-down list or click Edit button to access the smaller video editing window. Hit Subtitle button and check Enable Subtitle module and Extra sub-module. Click Add button to import the downloaded SRT subtitle. Select language and position of subtitle and then hit Apple to All to import SRT subtitle to all titles or Done only for main title.

Step 3. Save DVD video with imported SRT subtitle to destination folder by hitting Browse button and start ripping DVD with external subtitle by hitting RUN button.

For how to set internal and forced subtitles for DVD video:


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