MKV Subtitle Extractor - How to Extract Subtitle from MKV
MKV is a multimedia container format that can include video, audio, subtitles and other metadata. If your MKV videos already contain subtitle track, you can always switch it on/off in the compatible media player KMPlayer or VLC Media Player. But how to extract subtitles from MKV so that you can use in other video editing applications? Note that in some cases, the subtitles are burned on MKV video, it's not covered on this page.
There are usually two options. One is to download subtitles from other website. The other is to extract subtitles from MKV, DVD, Blu-ray, AVI or other files that contain subtitle data. This tutorial will show you how to extract subtitles from MKV video with MKVExtractGUI-2 and mkvtoolnix. Both is fully functional and free to use.
MKVExtractGUI-2 could be used as an MKV subtitle extractor to extract subtitle from MKV to ASS, SRT or SUB file. It requires mkvtoolnix. Besides extracting subtitle, you can extract mkv streams, split video and audio to separate files from an MKV file. Now walk through easy steps to extract subtitles from MKV videos with free MKV subtitles extractor.
Step 1: Install and run MKV Subtitle Extractor
Both MKVExtractGUI-2 and mkvtoolnix are freeware. Download it respectively to your computer. First install mkvtoolnix and then extract MKVExtractGUI-2.exe to the mkvtoolnix installation folder. You can finally double click MKVExtractGUI-2 to run it.
Step 2: Select MKV Subtitle Track
Click the "..." button to open your MKV video with subtitle. You'll see something as above, with several tracks of video, audio and subtitles. Select the subtitle you want to extract from MKV video.
Step 3: Extract Subtitle from MKV to ASS, SRT, SUB, etc.
At last, click "Extract" button to save subtitle from MKV to your computer. The subtitle will be extracted to ASS, SRT or SUB file format, depending on the original format of subtitle in MKV file.
MKV Subtitles Tips:
1. No need to extract subtitle from MKV file. Download subtitles online.
2. If you want to convert MKV to AVI or other format with subtitle, you can use Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate.
3. Check out how to add subtitles to your existing movies without any hassle if needed.