Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Subtitle adding, Add srt, ass, ssa subtitles to MP4 video on Mac/Windows

There are many MP4 movies in foreign language in nowadays, so if a movie has no subtitles, you may have trouble in reading it. The article will tell you how to attach SRT/ASS/SSA subtitle to MP4 files on Mac (Mavericks and Mountain Lion included).

It may be a little difficult for a Japanese native speaker to completely enjoy the MP4 movie in English without the subtitles, or just with English subtitles. What will you do when you get a movie in foreign language? Finish watching it dimly or just give up it? Maybe to find a suitable subtitle for it is the best way for you. But you will feel vexed that you don’t know how to do it. Don’t worry, we will show you an easy way: Find a suitable subtitle and then get iMedia Converter for Mac to add SRT/ASS/SSA subtitle to MP4.

P.S. For Windows users, the guide can help you. Now is 20% off on Pavtube New Site Specials, expire on Jun 4th.

What video and subtitle formats are supported?
  • Video formats: MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, MPG, MPEG, VOB, Tivo, MTS, M2TS, M4V, MXF, TS, 3GP, TOD, MOD, FLV and all regular video formats.
  •  Subtitle formats: SRT, ASS, SSA

Where to find the subtitle for the movie?

Here is a free website on the top for download the subtitles: It will provide you subtitles in multiple languages for the most popular movies and TV films. Here the subtitles are packed with Winzip, unzip it you will get subtitles in SRT format. Enter the movie title in the Search field and choose subtitle in the desired language.

Also, there are many other websites for you to choose. See below top websites: Top 5 Subtitle Sites to Download Subtitles

Just go to download the desired subtitle you want for the MP4 movie. Then let’s go to get Video Converter for Mac to add it to MP4 movies. Free Download Pavtube Video Converter for Mac and install it.

How to attach srt, ass, ssa subtitles to MP4 files on Mac?

Step 1. Load original MP4 video file.

pavtube imedia converter for mac

Step 2. Add subtitle to MP4 video.

Click “Edit” button on the interface to find “Subtitle” option, check “Enable” then go to “Browse” to find your download subtitles in srt format.


Click “OK” button to load the subtitles. Please note that subtitle in SRT/ASS/SSA format can be supported.

Tips: You are also allowed to convert MP4 to many video formats you need, just click “Format” to find the one you want.

Step 3. Output MP4 with subtitle.

Click “Convert” to start the video conversion. After conversion, you can click “Open” to locate the video and you’ll get the output files with subtitles added.

Now the subtitle has become a part of MP4 movies, you can totally enjoy the movies. Just download the program to have a try. You will love it.

Further Reading:

Subtitles FAQs: How to free permanently add/embed/insert subtitles to a video/movie on Windows or Mac.
Convert multi channels MXF to ProRes MOV: This guide shows you how to preserve multiple audio channels during Canon XF MXF to ProRes 422 MOV conversion; and how to add soft subtitles such as .srt and .ass in converting MXF to ProRes 422, MKV and other formats. 

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