Learn How to Download Subtitles in the VLC Media Player?

The VLC media player is commonly known as VLC. It is free and open-source, remarkable, and portable. It is a cross-platform media player and streaming media server. The VideoLAN project manufactures it. The VLC media player is used for computer systems and mobile devices for example- Android, iOS, Tizen, Windows 10 Mobile and Windows Phone. It also works for digital distribution programs like- Apple’s App Store, Google Play, and Microsoft Store.

VLC also supports several video and audio compression methods. It offers a file format, including DVD-Video, video CD, and streaming protocols. It can stream media over computer networks and transcode multimedia files. 

What is VLC media player?

The VLC media player is a famous and supported media players, and it provides the best services on multiple platforms without any cost. It is the best option to watch movies offline. You can play almost all the standard media files in VLC media player.

If you want to see foreign language movies and you want to watch that with the subtitles then the VLC media player has multiple resources to provide you the subtitles in your chosen language, you can also download subtitles in VLC – and that means you do not need to search for a subtitle for your movies.

Know how to download subtitles in the VLC media player:

You can do it quickly with the help of an extension of VLC media player, which is called VLsub. It is free of cost extension to get the latest version of the VLC media player as well. You need to download the extension then add the extension to the VLC media player. This extension will help you to search and download subtitles from opensubtitles.org by selecting the hash of the video playing or its title which is playing currently.

  • First, open a movie in VLC media player.
  • Then go to the “View > VLsub’ option.
  • You will find here two different options:-
  1. Search by hash.
  2. Search by name.
  • Also, if you want to add a TV series, you can include the search and episode name or number.
  • After using any one option, you will be able to see subtitles like this-
  • Select one of the most suitable languages for the subtitle and click on the “Download selection” button.
  • After that, the subtitle will be added automatically to your VLC media player.

Hope that the given instructions will help you to download subtitles in the VLC media player.

Author of this articles loves to research and write on Microsoft and its related products like Norton.com/setup, Windows OS etc. His articles are published in various e-magazines and also received awards and rewards for the important contribution.

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