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How to Free Extract Subtitle from MKV

by Kayla Morrison • 2022-03-10 21:09:36 • Proven solutions

MKV is a multimedia container format that includes video, audio, subtitles, and other metadata. If your MKV videos contain subtitles tracks, you can freely switch it on or off according to the media player, such as KMPlayer and VLC Media Player. But do you know how to extract subtitles from MKV? Below will introduce a free subtitle extractor for you.

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Note: The situation that subtitles are burned on the MKV video is not covered here. If you want to convert MKV to AVI or other formats with subtitles, please directly skip to Part 2.

Part 1. How to extract subtitles from MKV with MKVExtractGUI-2

MKVExtractGUI-2 could be used as an MKV subtitle extractor to extract subtitles from MKV to ASS, SRT or SUB file. It requires MKVToolNix. Apart from extracting subtitles, you can also extract MKV streams, split video and audio to separate files from an MKV file. Now let's walk through easy steps to extract subtitles from MKV videos with a free MKV subtitles extractor.

Step 1: Install and run the MKV subtitle extractor.

Both MKVExtractGUI-2 and MKVToolNix are freeware, download it respectively to your computer. First, install MKVToolNix and then put MKVExtractGUI-2.exe to the MKVToolNix folder, after that, double-click MKVExtractGUI-2 to run it.

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Step 2: Select MKV subtitle track.

Click the button to open your MKV video with subtitles. You'll see something as above, with several tracks of video, audio, and captions. Select the subtitle you want to extract from the MKV video.

mkv subtitle extractor

Step 3: Extract subtitles from MKV to ASS, SRT, SUB, etc.

At last, click the Extract button to save subtitles from MKV to your computer. The subtitle will be extracted to ASS, SRT or SUB file format, depending on the original format of the caption in the MKV file.

Part 2. All-in-one Wondershare MKV Subtitle Editor (optional).

Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) is an all-in-one subtitle editor that works as the best alternative of DVD Subextractor. You can not only edit or add subtitles to your video/DVD but also convert DVD to videos in 1000+ formats. Multiple functions like video editing, DVD burning, video compressing, and video converting can all be done here. Free download and try this super fast converter without losing quality.

Below lists three major features of Wondershare UniConverter that worth downloading.

1. Convert any file with subtitles.

Wondershare UniConverter supports various video formats, import your files to the software, and convert it to other formats without any quality loss.

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2. Add subtitle.

You can easily add the downloaded subtitle to your video, as the screenshot shows. By adding subtitles, it would be much easier for you to watch foreign movies.

extract subtitles from mkv - Add Subtitle

3. Personalize your subtitle.

It also enables you to customize the imported subtitle, including the font, color, size, position, and transparency.

extract subtitles from mkv - personalize subtitles

Note: Wondershare UniConverter supports multiple subtitles that lets you attach subtitle in the format of SRT, ASS, SSA.

The subtitles in the tracks enable the user to manage the files in the play mode. You can extract the subtitles from Wondershare Uniconverter and customize your imported videos in the finest way.

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Steps to extract subtitles from MKV files:

Step 1 Add the MKV files.

Include the MKV video files into the Wondershare Uniconverter platform. To achieve this task, you have to tap the Document icon to add files from the Converter section.

add mkv into uniconveter

Step 2 Extract subtitle from MKV.

1. To extract the subtitle from MKV, you have to click the dropdown icon of the No subtitle menu.

2. It is found below the Target tab. This action triggers a list containing many options. Select the checkbox near the Export subtitle(s) option.

3. At last, click the Add button to save the changes with the subtitle.

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Step 3 Convert MKV to MOV.

For this conversion, you have to press the down arrow icon beside the Output Format and proceed with the following selection the video, choose MOV, and Same as a source option. Click the Start All button to carry out the batch conversion of MKV files to MOV. View the converted file by selecting the Finished menu.

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If you want to know how to MOV to MKV in batch, move to How to Convert MOV to MKV with Best Video Converter >>.

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