EaseUS Video Editor

Versatile video editing software to turn clips or footage into marvelous videos.

  • Make videos easily via basic and advanced video editing features
  • Add texts, filters, overlays, transitions, and special effects freely
  • Selectively convert a video to MP3, GIF, MP4, AVI, WMV, MKV, MOV...
video editor

How to Extract Subtitle from MP4 on Windows 10/8.1/8/7

Jane Zhou updated on Mar 31, 2021 to Video Editing Tips | How-to Articles

When producing video clips, some people may want to extract subtitles from MP4 files and add them to their videos. In this way, they don't need to tape subtitles by themselves. However, this task requires a useful tool to offer help.

This post will introduce 3 competent subtitle extractors on Windows 10/8.1/8/7 and offer you the guide to use some of them. Follow those methods that can help you remove subtitles from MP4 successfully.

Best Ways to Extract Subtitle from MP4:

Related Article: >>How to Extract Subtitles from MKV

Extract Subtitle from MP4 with EaseUS Video Editor

This is a subtitle extractor compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7 system. It intends to help amateurs extract hardcoded subtitles from MP4 easily and quickly. Since its target users are beginners, it is unbelievably user-friendly.

Besides extracting subtitles, it can also help people crop, cut, rotate, merge videos, add special effects to a video, or even convert video formats. As a professional, free MP4 editor, it offers everything you may need to edit a video.

Don't hesitate to download and install it now.

How to Extract Subtitles from Video with EaseUS Video Editor:

To extract subtitles from MP4 with this subtitles extractor, you may need to follow the two steps below.

Step 1. Import a video file you want to extract subtitles from.

import a file

Step 2. Put the file on the timeline by dragging it or clicking the "Add to Project" button.

add file to timeline

Step 3. Right-click the file on the timeline and choose "Extract subtitle".

extract subtitle

Step 4. Then, all you have to do is waiting for the software extracting subtitles for you. When it is done, you will see the subtitle on the timeline named "text". You can apply the extracted subtitles to any video by importing the video to the timeline easily. 

Apply the extracted subtitles to  a new video

Once done, you can export a new video with the extracted subtitles.

 export the file

After that, all you have to do is waiting for the software to extract subtitles for you. When it is done, you will see the subtitle on the timeline named "text."

Extract Subtitles from MP4 with VideoProc

VideoProc is another useful tool for Windows users. As a professional video editor requiring professionalism, it is not very friendly to beginners. However, if you have correspondent skills, you are free to choose this application.

With the help of VideoProc, extracting subtitles from MP4 files is quite easy. Follow the tutorial below. Only three steps are needed for extracting subtitles from an MP4 video.

VideoProc video editor

How to Extract Subtitle from Video with VideoProc:

Step 1. Run VideoProc and click the "+Video" button to import a source video with subtitles.

Step 2. Double click "Export Subtitle" to select an output subtitle file format.

Step 3. Hit the "Run" button to start extracting subtitles from the MP4 file at ultra-fast speed.

When all the above is done, the subtitle is extracted from the original file.

Subtitle Extractor to Extract SRT from MP4

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is a subtitle extractor for professionals. If you want to edit a video with a relatively high standard, this one is your best option. However, it is not very easy to handle for amateurs. Same as VideoPro, this application requires a certain level of professionalism.

If you have mastered some video-editing skills, you may choose this tool to help you. Here we offer you tutorials of using this APP extracting subtitles. Do as follows, and you can remove subtitles from MP4 successfully.

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro

How to Extract Subtitles from MP4:

Step 1. Run WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro and click the "Subtitle Extractor" icon.

Step 2. Click the "Add Video" button to add an MP4 file and then select SRT (SubRip Text) as an output subtitle format.

Step 3. Select the output path and click the "Extract Subtitles" button to extract SRT from MP4.

After completing those steps above, the subtitle is extracted from the video.


To sum up, we introduced three ways of extracting subtitles from an MP4 file on Windows. They all have their advantages and disadvantages. Considering that not all users are expertise, it is safe for us to say that EaseUS Video Editor is the best subtitle-extractor for most Windows users.

We provided the detailed steps to extract subtitle from video with the tool in this post. Install this subtitle extractor and follow the guide now.

FAQs About Extract Subtitles from Video

Some frequently asked questions related to the question "how to extract subtitles from video" or "how to extract subtitles from mp4". Read through them and see whether they are helpful to you or not.

1. How do you separate subtitles from a video?

To solve this problem, you need to download Movavi Program first. After that, you can use Movavi Program to remove text from an MP4 video follow the steps below.

Step 1. Open the Movavi Program. Select the video tab and choose the Edit video feature.

Step 2. Import the video for editing. Select the Add media files button, choose the video you want to edit, and hit Open.

Step 3. Use the Crop feature.

2. How do I extract subtitles from VLC? 

With the help of VLC, it will be so easy to extract subtitles from MP4. But how does VLC extract subtitles from video files? Follow those steps to do that.

Step 1. Open VLC preferences and hit the All button at the bottom. Select Video > Subtitles/OSD and then uncheck the Autodetect subtitle files option.

Step 2. Right-click the video and move to Video> Subtitle Track> Disable.

3. How to remove hardcoded subtitles from MKV video files?

Follow the steps below, and you can remove hardcoded subtitles from MKV video files using MKVToolNix.

Step 1. Open MKVToolNix.

Step 2. Select the video file.

Step 3. Click on the Open button.

Step 4. In the Tracks, chapters, and tags section, you uncheck the subtitles checkboxes.

4. Which is the best subtitle extractor for MP4 files?

There are some powerful subtitle extractors you can use on Windows:

You May Be Also Interested in