How to Add SRT Subtitles to MP4 Videos on Mac?

How to Add SRT Subtitles to MP4 Videos on Mac? 

Whether you come across these situations: download many MP4 films and TV films on Mac but find there is no subtitle; or your MP4 movies contain subtitles in foreign languages? Both of these break your dream to enjoy the MP4 movies on your Mac. Don’t worry. You can add right and suitable SRT subtitles to your MP4 moves on Mac. SRT subtitle maybe is the most basic subtitle formats. SRT format is supported by most video players and subtitle creation programs. It is a text file not an image file that you can edit it and merge it with desired movie file so that you can display subtitles when you play video file on Mac. Add SRT subtitles to MP4 video on Mac is very easy. You even don’t need to re-encode the video if you don’t need to change MP4 to other video formats. 

When you add SRT subtitle to MP4 video on Mac, you should prepare:[/size] 

1: The right SRT subtitles matching up with your MP4 movies. 

You can download it from or create it on your own on Mac. If you decide to make SRT subtitle, here is the steps: 
a. Open Notepad, WordPad or other text editor. 
b. Edit subtitles shown as below: 


c. Save subtitles to SRT format. In Notepad, please click menu File->Save As, change file name to “”, set “Save as type” to “All Files”, and then set “Encoding” to "ANSI" or “UTF-8”.( "ANSI" means English subtitles while “UTF-8” stands for non-English ) 


Tip: SRT subtitle should contain four parts: 
a.A number indicating which subtitle it is in the sequence. 
b. The time that the subtitle should appear on the screen, and then disappear. 
c. The subtitle itself. 
d. A blank line indicating the start of a new subtitle. 

2. A SRT to MP4 merger for Mac 

Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac is recommended to you. This SRT to MP4 merger for Mac not only helps to merge SRT subtitle with MP4 file on Mac but also supports adding external subtitles (SRT/ASS/SSA) to h.265, M3U8, AVI, FLV, MKV, WMV, MOV, MP4 and any other mainstream video formats within a few clicks. (Read review

Free download and install 

Other Download: 
- Pavtube old official address: 
- Cnet Download: 

If you are a Windows user, you can read this: How to add SRT subtitles to video on Windows

How to add SRT subtitles to MP4 with SRT to MP4 merger on Mac?[/size] 

Step 1: Load video files to the software 

Click “File” menu, and select "Add Video/Audio" to import source MP4 videos. 


Step 2: Set video format 

If you don’t need to change your MP4 video to other video format, you can click “Format” > “Common Video” to choose MP4 format your films originally are. 

Step 3: Add SRT subtitle to MP4 video 

Click the “Edit” icon on the tool bar of main interface. On the “Video Editor” Window, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Click “Subtitle” icon. In this tab, you can add SRT subtitle files to the MP4 video as hard subtitles. Tick “Enable” and click “Browse”. Choose your SRT file on your Mac computer. 


Note: Please make sure that the names of the MP4 videos and the SRT file are matched. For instance, if the movie file is saved as "Jurassic World.mp4" , you must ensure the name of the subtitle file to be saved in "Jurassic". 

Step 4: Start converting 

Before start converting, you can preview the video on the preview window. Then click “Convert” to start merging SRT file with MP4 videos. 

Finally, you merged SRT subtitle to MP4 videos n Mac. Now you can enjoy your movie with subtitles. Please notice, adding external subtitles to video on Mac is just one function of iMedia Converter for Mac. 

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