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Recently we received some letters from some YouTube users who asked us to write a post about how to download YouTube videos with subtitles. Most of these people are video editors, voice actors, or subtitle translators who need to download a subtitle file for study and translation. If you are one of these people, then you've come to the right place since this post is mainly written for you and those who want to get subtitles on YouTube. Read on to get the details.
To download videos from YouTube with subtitles, an easy-to-use video downloader like EaseUS MobiMover is indispensable. With this free program, you can easily save a YouTube video with its subtitles or closed captions (CC). Other than YouTube, Other websites like Vimeo, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more are also supported.
To download YouTube videos with subtitles:
Step 1. Run EaseUS MobiMover, go to "Video Downloader", and choose the device you want to save the downloaded YouTube videos. If you want to download YouTube videos to your mobile device, connect it to your PC first.
Step 2. Copy the URL of the YouTube video you want to download, paste it into the bar in MobiMover, then tap the "Download" button.
Step 3. After you click the "Download" button, MobiMover will quickly analyze the URL and download the YouTube video to your computer or iPhone/iPad/iPod touch.
Likewise, you can also use some online subtitle downloaders to save a YouTube video along with its subtitles. When it comes to choosing an available downloader, there are many options online. Here we will mainly introduce SaveSubs to you.
SaveSubs is an online subtitles downloader that allows you to download subtitles from dozens of websites like YouTube, Viki, Dailymotion, and Facebook. The process of using this online downloader is quite simple. All you have to do is copy the URL of the video you wish to download and paste it into the download box. If you wish to use this way, you can follow this address: https://savesubs.com/
If you wish to download YouTube Transcript only, you can apply this method to do it.
Step 1. Find a YouTube video with subtitles > Click the three dots below the video playback on the right.
Step 2. Then, you will be given three options: Report, Open transcript, Add translations > Just click "Open Transcript," which will open a transcript of the video in a window.
Step 3. Create a document on your computer for later use.
Step 4. Highlight the transcript text by dragging the slider bar to the right of the transcript box.
Step 5. Copy and paste the transcript to your document.
Tips: If you want to download subtitles from YouTube videos in Srt format, you can copy the transcript to Notepad or TextEdit and then press "Save" on your PC. In the dropdown list select "All Files," then you can type a name for your file and add .srt to the end.
Apart from downloading YouTube videos with subtitles, you can also get subtitles on YouTube by recording these videos with EaseUS RecExperts - a simple and intuitive Windows screen recorder. After recording, you can add texts, lines, arrows, and other marks on videos. This is helpful to students, translators, and others who need to take notes on subtitles.
Sounds great? Now, you can download EaseUS RexExperts on your computer and follow the steps to record YouTube video subtitles.
Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts. There are two different options for screen recording, i.e., "Full Screen" and "Region". If you select "Full Screen", you will capture the whole screen.
Step 2. If you select the "Region" option, this software will ask you to customize the recording area. Make sure that everything you want to capture is within the bounds of the select box.
Step 3. Tap on the microphone icon at the bottom left side of the main interface, and there will be four options you can select. This recorder supports recording microphone and system sound separately or simultaneously. The "Options" button is for you to adjust the volume and microphone device.
Step 4. If you want to record the webcam simultaneously, click on the "Webcam" button at the bottom left side. Tap on the button to enable the webcam recording, and there will be a drop-down menu to select the recording device.
Step 5. When you turn back to the main interface, click on the "REC" button to start recording. A floating toolbar offers you buttons to pause or stop the recording during the recording process. In addition, the camera icon can be used to take screenshots, and the timer icon can help you stop recording automatically.
Step 6. The recorded video clips will be saved on your computer. When the media player appears, you will see a set of tools you can use to trim the recordings, extract audio, and add opening title & closing credits to the recorded video.
By using the four basic tips offered in this guide, you can easily download YouTube videos with subtitles. Of the four tips, the first tip is the most recommended for its fast download speed, ease of use, and high success rate. And the next one is to use an online subtitle downloader, which is convenient but sometimes comes with bugs. If you wish to obtain text subtitles of a YouTube, you can directly download the transcript via YouTube.
If none of the former three methods meets your needs, you can consider using this screen recorder like EaseUS RecExperts to get the job done.
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