Adding Subtitles to Video Files for playing on TV

Not all videos have subtitles of course. I bet you wouldn’t enjoy the movie if you don’t understand the language of it. The best way to solve this problem is to simply add a piece of subtitle into the movie. This tutorial will lead you through a few very simple steps of adding subtitles to videos for watching on Samsung/Song/Panasonic/LG TV with large screen. Keep on reading, you can master this trick and use it for the rest of your life.

1. How to prepare playable videos for Samsung/Song/Panasonic/LG TV

To move or transfer movies to TV for playback via USB, you may constantly confront incompatible problem due to TV format limitation. Therefore, if you want to watch all kinds of videos including MKV, FLV, 3GP, VOB, MPG, MTS, TiVo, etc, convert them to TV-friendly format first. To do this, a reliable and easy-to-use video converter is a great help.

2. How to Add/Attach downloaded subtitles to videos

After getting subtitle files from internet (most of subtitle files are with .srt, .ass and .ssa file extension.), we need a tool to add subtitle to videos. What you need is a subtitle merger to allow you adding subtitle to video with external .srt, .ssa, .ass subtitle files to videos easily.

Luckily, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate  is an ultimate solution which can realize both the functions above with only a few steps. (Read review) The program support embeding subtitles to any video, or convert other video formats to TV supported formats with subtitles, even convert videos with subtitles for playing on your iPhoneiPadAndroidtablets etc. If you are running on Mac OS X like MacPro, Mac Mini, turn to Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac. All these tasks can be finished within 4 steps. Below is a step by step guide. 

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Load *.srt, *.ass, *.ssa subtitle subtitles to videos for TV playback

Step 1. Add videos to the program

Run the Video Converter for TV and click “Add video” to load the files you want. You can also drag and drop the files directly into the window of this program. This movie converter supports batch conversion, which lets you convert multiple files at a time. 

Step 2. Set TV supported format

In “Format” > “TVS” category of the format drop-down list, select a corresponding format for TV according to your Samsung/Song/Panasonic/LG TV models. Or choose from “Common Video” or “HD Video” if you can’t found your TV brand.

Tip: If need, you can also set video Resolution, Frame Rate, Bit Rate and Code etc. by hitting “Settings” option.

Step 3. Embed subtitles into video

Click on “Edit selected task” 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. After that, you can have a preview of the subtitle effect to make sure all goes OK . Make sure you have added the right subtitle that goes well with your video file.

Step 4. Start to convert videos to TV

Now, hit “Start conversion” to transcode video for moving to Samsung/Song/Panasonic/LG TV. When the conversion is done, you can get some TV-friendly files with subtitle. After that just transfer the converted subtitles-included videos to TV via USB or DLNA. Enjoy.

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