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Movie Subtitles Guide - How to Add/Import Movie Subtitles with WinX DVD Ripper Platinum

Here's a detailed movie subtitles guide of how to add/import movie subtitles to DVD video when using WinX DVD Ripper Platinum to rip your DVD collection.


- 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.

>>How to Add Internal/Forced Movie Subtitles
>>How to Import External SRT Subtitles
>>Further Reading: What Is Movie Subtitles

Best Tool to Add/Import Movie Subtitles for DVD Video

WinX DVD Ripper Platinum/for Mac
* Rip DVD to digital/devices with added interna/forced movie subtitles or imported external movie subtitles.
* 1:1 clone DVD to ISO image, VIDEO_TS folder and backup main/file title to a single MPEG2 file.
* Trim/crop/merge DVD titles and adjust video/audio parameters.

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.

Movie Subtitles Guide - Add Internal Movie Subtitles and Forced Subtitles to DVD Video

A DVD video may contain up to 32 subtitle tracks in multiple languages. And, the forced subtitle is a particular internal subtitle only appearing for translation when a foreign or alien language spoken by characters or written on a sign/flag etc, in a movie. And, this tutorial is telling you how to add internal subtitles/forced movie subtitles with ease.

Add Internal/Forced Subtitles

Step 1. Import DVD Movie Source and Set Output Format
Before adding movie subtitles, you need to import movie source by clicking DVD Disc or ISO Image/Folder button. The output profile windows pops up and main title are selected once all contents are loaded. If you would like to rip DVD to MP4, select General Profiles - MP4 video and click OK.

Step 2. Add Internal Movie Subtitles or Forced Subtitle
Check the main title bar and you will find the subtitle is disabled by default. Click Subtitle Disable button to access the drop-down list which shows embedded subtitle tracks and forced subtitle. Choose one track or forced subtitle. Also, you can hit Edit button to enter a smaller setting window. Choose Subtitle tab and check Enable Subtitle module and Inner sub-module. Then, choose subtitle tracks or forced subtitle and set position as bottom/center/top. Click Apply to All for customize this selected subtitle for all titles, or Done only for main title.

Step 3. Rip DVD with Added Subtitle
Click Browse button to save DVD movie video to destination folder and hit RUN button to start ripping. After the DVD is ripped, you can enjoy this movie with customized subtitles.

Movie Subtitles Guide - 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.

Import External SRT Subtitles

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

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 Apply 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.

Notice: Please follow DVD copyright law in your country if you would like to rip DVDs with internal or external movie subtitles.

Also Read: Rip DVD with Preferred Subtitles, Add Subtitles to MP4 Videos Movies on PC/Mac

[Further Reading]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. Generally speaking, you can only rip a DVD to MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV etc, with open subtitles using WinX DVD Ripper Platinum.

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.

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