Add External Subtitles to a Video in Windows 10 with Windows Movie Maker Alternative

As we all know Windows Movie Maker has another wonderful feature of adding subtitles to a video clip, but want to finish it, the process is very complicated, I found the guide even 8 steps, which makes me a bit difficult to accept. More than this, after a long reign as one of the best free video editors around, Windows Movie Maker has been discontinued. Microsoft removed the installer from its website earlier this year, and has deleted all references to a potential new version for Windows 10.

So, i need a shortcut. Well, it is indeed possible to add external subtitles to a movie without Windows Movie Maker. The process is even simpler than you might think. And, today, in this article, i would like to show you an alternative Way to Add Subtitles to Video.


Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate is a professional tool that enables you to embed subtitles to Video files without Movie Maker in an effective way.

As you know, not all file formats support subtitles like MKV, AVI, MP4 do. Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate can not only allow you to add subtitles to MKV, AVI, MP4, but also can convert other popular formats, including WMV, VOB, FLV, MPG, etc to a proper format and then add the subtitles(*.srt and *.ass, *.ssa) to videos with ease. It can satisfy all your needs. When you are making an educational video or adding subtitles to a multi-language movie, you will find this program extremely useful and convenient. Just download the program and follow the guide below. You’ll find it is very easy to add subtitles to video. If you are using a Mac, please turn to iMedia Converter for Mac, which has the same function as the Windows version.


Step 1. Load video/movie files

Run the program and load your source video files MKV, AVI… into it.

* Note that you can only add subtitles to videos in MKV, MP4, AVI or other video format which has the ability of adding subtitles. If your original movies are Blu-ray, DVD or other media files, you need to convert these files to a proper format e.g. .mp4. Then start the conversion to get the output files and reload the movies to the converter.

Step 2. Add subtitles to movie

Click on “Edit” button, the video editor will pop up. Tap “Subtitle” option and check the “Enable” icon. Then, by clicking on “Browse” to import your *.srt, *.ass, *.ssa subtitle file you’ve downloaded.

Step 3. Decide output format

After you have loaded the external subtitles, you need to figure out the output format. You can remain the original format or convert source video to other formats friendly with your devices by clicking Format bar, where you can select an output format.

Step 4. Start adding subtitles

Click the Convert and now you have finished all steps of attaching subtitle to movie videos.

The converting would add external subtitles to the output videos at your will. Then you can move the subtitles-included videos to your own portable devices for enjoying.

1 Response

  1. Cuvelier says:

    its actually good and easy to use it. And it also had many choices to users to choose base on users mind.. So it actually is a good apps for me

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