How To Add Subtitles To Videos

What’s the best way of engaging audiences to your podcasts? Well, there are many different ways to do it. But, the one that we find most effective are subtitles.

By adding subtitles, your audience is engaged with you till the end.

There are some more reasons for adding subtitles.

  1. You make your video rank higher (because of better engagement)
  2. You allow your audience to consume it even when it is on mute
  3. Your audience that are hearing-impaired can consume it more easily
  4. Your non-native audience can understand it with more clarity

In this blog, you will learn how to add subtitles to your video using Recast Studio.

If you would like to watch the entire tutorial, check out this YouTube video below,

Add Subtitles To Videos

How to add subtitles to your video?

Step 1 – Login Or Sign Up For Free

If you already have an account then Login to Recast Studio. If you don’t have one then sign up for free.

Step 2 – Upload Or Select The Video

Once you login, go to templates on the left side of the dashboard. Select the option of meme videos. Then select the template in which you want to add subtitles. And click on the “Edit This Template” option.

Step 3 – Add And Edit The Subtitles

Once your template opens, you will see a timeline. First, replace the existing footage with your footage. If it is an audio, replace the existing audio track with your audio track. Adjust the start and end points of video on the timeline. After the template is set, click on ‘Add subtitles option’. Then click on ‘Auto Subtitle’. 

Under the auto subtitle option you’ll need to choose the language.

Once you choose a preferable language, click on ‘Start’. Then start writing the subtitles based on the length of the video. You can also add text, emojis, stickers, or shapes in the video. 

The subtitles on the screen will appear in the chosen language.

Step 4 – Arrange And Resize

Arrange the subtitle in the right position. And resize it according to your convenience. Further, if you want to style your caption, then go to style option. Click on the style that you want to use. You can also customize your caption style. You can align the caption, change the color or background.

Step 5 – Splitting The Subtitle (Optional)

You can split your text according to the length of your video. Go to the part where you want your subtitle to split. And click on the ‘Split’ option. This will divide your subtitle in two different parts.

Step 6 – Preview And Download 

Once you have arranged the subtitles, preview your whole video once again. If everything’s the way you want, then click on Download. Select the suitable option. Within a few minutes your video will be ready. 

If you want to try the subtitle feature, sign up to Recast Studio and do it for free.