How To Add Subtitles in Windows Media Player

Matter of fact, there’s still a Windows Media Player in every Windows OS. I’m telling it because most users have forgotten to use it, because of the other media players. But still, there are some users who never want to use third-party software. Like the ones who enable S mode on Windows 10 for a better and secure environment.

But in my opinion, the official Windows products should be a lot easier as compared to others. It’s obvious that if you don’t want a user to access other products, you should focus on delivering convenient services. Though, if you are unable to put subtitles to your favorite videos in Windows Media Player, I’m here to help. I’ll tell you exactly what you need to do to Add Subtitles in Windows Media Player. This guide works for all the users of Windows 10/8/7 OS.


Windows 10 – Open Any Program Using Run Dialog Box


How Do I Add Subtitles in Windows Media Player?

To tell you the truth, you’ll be required to install third-party software to get the job done. Because the official Windows OS doesn’t allow you to Add Subtitles in Windows Media Player, so you’ve to another utility to complete the task. Head below to know the proper steps:

  • First of all, make sure that you downloaded the .srt file of your desires video and it’s named as same as of the media file.

Add Subtitles in Windows Media Player

  • Launch Windows Media Player. Click on Play>>Lycrics, captions, and subtitles>>”On if available”

Add Subtitles in Windows Media Player

  • Download “DirectVobSub (VSFilter)” from here.
  • After installing the codec, just open your movie and start enjoying it with subtitles.
  • In case it doesn’t work, right-click on the “DirectVobSub” and select “Run as Administrator”
  • Under “mpg/mp4”, check the “Disable Media Foundation for Mp4” checkbox and close the window.
  • Now recheck if the Windows Media Player is showing subtitles or not.

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