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  • Add subtitle to video permanently. with simple clicks.
  • Download/Edit video subtitle within simple clicks.
  • Convert video to MOV, MP4, AVI, WMV and over 1000 formats.
  • Download or record videos from 1000+ video sharing sites.
  • Edit, enhance & personalize your videos via trim, crop, add subtitle and more.
  • Burn and customize your DVD with free DVD menu templates.
  • Versatile toolbox combines screen recorder, GIF maker, fix video metadata, etc.


1. Play MKV on Device+
  1. 1.1 Top MKV Player
  2. 1.2 Play MKV on Mac
  3. 1.3 Play MKV on Apple TV
  4. 1.4 Play MKV on Samsung TV
  5. 1.5 Play MKV on Sony TV
  6. 1.6 Play MKV on LG TV
  7. 1.7 Play MKV on PS3
  8. 1.8 Play MKV on Xbox One
  9. 1.9 Play MKV on Xbox360
  10. 1.10 Play MKV to iPhone
  11. 1.11 Play MKV to iPad
  12. 1.12 Play MKV on iPod
  13. 1.13 Play MKV on Android Phone
  14. 1.14 Play MKV in VLC
  15. 1.15 Play MKV in Windows Media Player
  16. 1.16 MKV Playback Issues in VLC
2. Convert MKV to Other Format+
  1. 2.1 Convert MKV to MP4
  2. 2.2 Convert MKV to MP4 on Mac
  3. 2.3 Convert MKV to MP4 Online
  4. 2.4 Convert MKV to MP3
  5. 2.5 Convert MKV to Audio
  6. 2.6 Convert MKV to WMV
  7. 2.7 Convert MKV to M4V
  8. 2.8 Convert MKV to AVI
  9. 2.9 Convert MKV to AVI Online
  10. 2.10 Convert MKV to FLV
  11. 2.11 Convert MKV to DVD
  12. 2.12 Convert MKV to MOV
  13. 2.13 Convert MKV to iTunes
  14. 2.14 MKV to MOV Converter Online
  15. 2.15 Convert MKV to VOB
  16. 2.16 Convert MKV to DivX
  17. 2.17 Convert MKV to MPEG
  18. 2.18 Convert MKV to MPEG2
  19. 2.19 Convert MKV to MPEG4
  20. 2.20 Convert MKV to XviD
  21. 2.21 Convert MKV to 3GP
  22. 2.22 Convert MKV to M2TS
  23. 2.23 Convert MKV to AVCHD
  24. 2.24 Convert MKV to H264
  25. 2.25 Convert MKV to TS
  26. 2.26 Convert MKV to VCD
  27. 2.27 Convert MKV to AC3
  28. 2.28 Burn MKV to DVD
  29. 2.29 Burn MKV to Blu-ray
  30. 2.30 Convert MKV to SWF
3. Convert Other Format to MKV+
  1. 3.1 Convert MP4 to MKV
  2. 3.2 Convert MP4 to MKV on Mac
  3. 3.3 Convert MP4 to MKV Online
  4. 3.4 Convert M4V to MKV
  5. 3.5 Convert WMV to MKV
  6. 3.6 Convert MOV to MKV
  7. 3.7 Convert DVD to MKV
  8. 3.8 Convert M2TS to MKV
  9. 3.9 Convert AVI to MKV
  10. 3.10 Convert Bluray to MKV
  11. 3.11 Convert FLV to MKV
  12. 3.12 Convert AVCHD to MKV
  13. 3.13 Convert OGM to MKV
  14. 3.14 Convert MTS to MKV
  15. 3.15 Convert WTV to MKV
  16. 3.16 Convert VOB to MKV
  17. 3.17 Convert RMVB to MKV
  18. 3.18 YouTube to MKV
4. Edit MKV & Other Tips+
  1. 4.1 Extract Subtitles from MKV
  2. 4.2 Add Substitles to MKV
  3. 4.3 Add SRT to MKV
  4. 4.4 Compress MKV Video
  5. 4.5 Reduce MKV File Size
  6. 4.6 Cut MKV Files
  7. 4.7 Edit MKV Metadata
  8. 4.8 MKV No Sound
  9. 4.9 MKV Video Player for Android
  10. 4.10 MKV Converter for Mac
  11. 4.11 Free MKV Converter
  12. 4.12 MKV Player Mac
  13. 4.13 2D to 3D MKV Converter
  14. 4.14 Remux MKV
  15. 4.15 MKV Encoder
  16. 4.16 Convert MKV to FCP Mac
  17. 4.17 Stream MKV to TV with Chromecast
  18. 4.18 Import MKV to iMovie
  19. 4.19 Windows DVD Maker MKV
  20. 4.20 Convert MKV to MP4 with HandBrake Alternative

How to Free Extract Subtitle from MKV

by Christine Smith • Aug 12,2019 • Proven solutions

MKV is a multimedia container format that includes video, audio, subtitles and other metadata. If your MKV videos contain subtitle track, you can freely switch it on or off accordingly 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.

Note: The situation that subtitles are burned on MKV video is not covered here. If you want to convert MKV to AVI or other formats with subtitle, please directly skip to Part 2. As an alternative, you can also watch the step-by-step video tutorial for Part 2.

Part 1. How to Extract Subtitle from MKV with MKVExtractGUI-2

MKVExtractGUI-2 could be used as an MKV subtitle extractor to extract subtitle from MKV to ASS, SRT or SUB file. It requires mkvtoolnix. Apart from extracting subtitle, 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 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 put MKVExtractGUI-2.exe to the mkvtoolnix folder, after that, double-click MKVExtractGUI-2 to run it.

mkv subtitle extractor

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.

mkv subtitle extractor

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.

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

Why Wondershare MKV Subtitle Editor Recommended Here

Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) is an all-in-one subtitle editor which works as the best alternative of DVD Subextractor. You can not only edit or add subtitle 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 3 major features of Wondershare UniConverter that worth downloading.

1. Convert Any File with Subtitle

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

extract subtitles from mkv - Convert Any File with Subtitle

2. Add Subtitle

You can easily add the downloaded subtitle to your video as the screenshot shows. By adding subtitle, 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 various subtitles that lets you attach subtitle in the format of SRT, ASS, SSA.

Step-by-step Guide on How to Add Subtitle to MKV Video

Step 1 Import Videos to Wondershare MKV Subtitle Editor

Launch Wondershare MKV subtitle editor and click the + Add Files button to import MKV video to the program. Then click the middle or the right icon beside the MKV video thumbnail to get the editing window.

how to edit video

Step 2 Edit Subtitle

Select Subtitle in the top, then follow the hints to add, edit subtitle (font/outline width/transparency/position) in turns just as the screenshot shows and click OK to save changes.

how to edit video

Step 3 Select Output Format

Now you'll return to primary interface, click Inverted triangle icon beside Convert all files to: to choose an output format. After that, hit Convert All to start convert MKV with the added subtitle.

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