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How to Add Subtitles to A Video with Elmedia on Mac?


Elmedia is a free and powerful media player for Mac that supports various video and audio formats including: FLV, SWF, MP4, AVI, MOV, MP4, DAT, MP3. The app features built-in subtitle inserter that allows you to add the SRT files in several languages to a video for playback smoothly. The following article will guide you how to add subtitle to a video with Elmedia on Mac with detailed steps.

Part I. Insert Subtitle to Video with Elmedia

1. Free download Elmedia Player on Mac and run it.

2. Make sure that the subtitles file is placed in the same directory as the video. If you don't know where to download the desired subtitle, refer to this tutorial (Top 5 Subtitle Download Sites).

3. Start the playback of the video in Elmedia. Subtitles will be loaded automatically.

4. If you have SRT files in several languages, click “S” button a few times - each time the language of subtitles changes.


Additional Tips: In the subtitle window, you're able to edit font, size, and color of subtitles in Preferences, Subtitles menu. If loading Japanese or Chinese subtitles, use WenQuanYi Micro Hei font. For subtitles in Arabic language use Arial or Arial Unicode MS. Restart the video to apply these fonts.

Part II: Alternative Way to Add (.SRT/.ASS/.SSA) Subtitles to A Video

Since Elmedia can't add subtitles to videos successfully all the time, you can get the best alternative and all-in-one tookit Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac to insert (.SRT/.ASS/.SSA) subtitles to virtually any videos (like AVI, MKV, MP4) as well as Blu-ray/DVD discs easily and quickly. Plus, it also helps you to set the subtitle size, subtitle style, etc according to your preference.

Besides adding subtitle files to your video, it provides many other functions that allows you to edit videos, convert video, rip Blu-ray/DVD to 250+ popular formats like MKV, MP4, AVI, H.265/HEVC, MOV, WebM, WMV in one place.


Step 1. Install and run best video converter for Mac, then click "load file" button to import your videos to the program.


Step 2. Click on "Edit" button, the video editor will pop up. Tap "Subtitle" option and check the "Enable" icon. Then, by clicking on "Browse" to import your *.srt, *.ass, *.ssa subtitle file you've downloaded. Click OK to save the settings.


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

Step 3. If you want to convert the video files to other formats, you can select a format from in the "Format" drop-down menu before the conversion. Then click "Convert" button to add and insert SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles to your videos. Once finished, you can click "Open" button to locate the video and playback with your preferred subtitles added. Enjoy!

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