How To Add Subtitle to a Movie on MX Player

Recently we have written how to play dual audio movies on android using MX Player. There you can open any dual language movies from your smartphone and play it smoothly. This is the Top Video Player for Android that can play HD blue ray movies on your smartphone smoothly.You would just need is the sub file (SRT, SUB), android File Manager, and a MX video player. Here is the quick tips to add and play subtitle to any movies from your MX Player on Android.


How to Add Subtitle to a Movie on Android smartphones

Adding, playing, replacing subtitle on any movies you play on MX player is quite easy.When you play any movies on smartphone, just tap on menu option and you would see play , display, subtitle, tools and help options. You have to go for subtitle option.

How do you add subtitles in MX Player for AndroidAdding Adding Subtitles to any movies on MX player is quite easy. When you choose the option subtitles, you would see another option opened from where you can select the subtitles of your movies from your SD card.Choose the open option to open your SD card folders.

If you have already added sub file (SRT, SUB) for your movies on your playing movies folder, just navigate to that folder. Choose your relevant sub file from there and you would see subtitles added on your movies. If you don’t have any substitles for your movies, you can download subtitles online for free for your movies. Then add that downloaded subtitles on your movies folder of your smartphone SD card.

How to get subtitles to your tablet

The overall procedure is easier than adding subtitles on VLC media player. Here is quick summery on how to replace or change subtitles on playing movies on android MX video player. I love MX player because it’s the best Video Player for Android smartphones that can play dual audio as well as play subtitles according to we want.

Interesting thing is that, it can play most of the subtitles formats like DVD, DVB, SSA/ASS Subtitle tracks,SubStation Alpha(.ssa/.ass) with full styling. – SAMI(.smi) with ruby tag support,SubRip(.srt) – MicroDVD(.sub/.txt), SubViewer2.0(.sub) , MPL2(.mpl/.txt) – PowerDivX(.psb/.txt) – TMPlayer(.txt) etc.

  • Go to option while movie is playing.
  • Select subtitle option.
  • Choose subtitle of your movie from your SD card.
  • And you have done!!

See also : How To Enable or Disable Subtitles on MX Player

If you want to ask any query related to your android smartphone, feel free to comment below.

Last Updated On: October 18, 2014

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  1. Hi, i am downloading the subtittle ,which is in zip format, is not show from mx player. Help me how i use subtittle?

  2. hi,i got some problem ,pls help, when i open a subtitle in mx it says: Cannot read this file.make sure that the file is a valid format.
    and i’m sure that file is valid because i can play file in pc

  3. Though I add set to subtitle format mx player doesn’t support it

  4. hii , why my subtitle is not same as a audio ?
    my subtitle not going same as audio, slow ,show up after 30 second later

    • Hey Ainul Mashuda,
      Thank you for your query. It seems the movies and subtitles you have downloaded, it came by default to play 30 second later. You should try another movie. Subtitles plays along with the movie, not later or early.

  5. My subtitle file is not showing while I trying to add that in mx player

  6. Hi . I want to change my sbtitle s language. What should i do?

  7. Hi I’m using samsung galaxy s3 neo mx player doesn’t show with .smi subtitles how to do? Plz help me get out of it matter and need to know

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