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How to Download Subtitles In VLC Media Player In 5 Minutes

I understand how heartbreaking it is to realise the movie/video you downloaded has no subtitles on it , even after clicking on menu and on subtitles, yet its not showing.

Especially, when it’s a language you don’t understand, or perhaps, you’re a subtitle fan like me. Yack*

So today, I’ll make sure to guide you through the steps on how to enable/activate/download subtitles on VLC media player without hiccups.

To get started, you should make sure you’re watching the movie on the VLC Media Player.

Download Subtitles In VLC Media Player

Play the movie through VLC Media Player, and when the movie is still playing, please make sure your internet is on.

However, while the movie is still playing and you’ve checked to see if you can enable subtitles in VLC media player through the menu and it didn’t work.

Here are some accurate steps to follow :

Step 1 : Click on the “View” option at the top of the menu and locate the VLC Subtitles or VLCSub.

activate subtitles in vlc media player

Step 2 : When you click on the VLC Subtitles or VLCSub, the below image will come up, all you have to do is click on the Search by name as seen below.

Make sure your internet is connected.

activate subtitles in vlc media player

Step 3 : Within 5 seconds after clicking the “Search by name“, you will see some subtitles download in the empty box as seen below.

downlaod subtitles in vlc media player

Step 4 : All you have to do is select the one you want, but should have ENG on it, anyone you want at all. In case, you want a language other than English, you could change it from the subtitle language from the 2nd step.

As seen below, I selected one from the list, and clicked on “Download Selection“. You should do same.

downlaod subtitles in vlc media player

Step 5 : After downloading the subtitles, you will see a success message which reads “Subtitles Loaded“.

downlaod subtitles in vlc media player

Step 6 : Just after that, close the tab, and you will notice the subtitles has been enabled and you’re ready to watch a fun-filled movie.

activate subtitles in vlc media player

It was so easy, isn’t it? Absolutely!

This is exactly how you can activate subtitles on VLC media Player in seconds.

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    I have always had the problem of how to download subtitles on VLC player but truthfully, none of these websites on Google was able to give me a good review of what I was looking to see.

    Thanks for such an important piece, it was really worth my time.

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