How to Rip DVD with Subtitles?

Q: ” How can I rip DVD subtittles to SRT format (or something else that iPads can understand)? I’ve used HandBrake, Subler, VideoMonkey, and RipIt. I’m familiar with mencoder. None of them seem to be able to rip the subtitles from a DVD and then get the soft subtitles to the iPad.”

Most of you have needs to rip DVD with preferred subtitles for playing on portable devices freely, but still many questions you’ll encouter. So I decide to share some hints to help you rip DVD with preferred internal/external/forced movie subtitles in this tutorial.

To rip DVD with preferred subtitles, Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Windows / Mac is the most used program with below good features.

* Rip any DVD with preferred internal/external/forced movie subtitles.
* Fast rip/convert any copy protected DVD to AVI, MP4, WMV, MOV, MPEG for playing on iPhone, iPad, Android, Xbox, PS3/4 etc.
* Backup DVD with 1:1 original structure or DVD main movie only.

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Guide: Rip DVD with Subtiles in three methods

Windows Version Brorsoft DVD Ripper taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps, just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load DVD movies

Install and run the best DVD ripper, click the “Load Disc” button to load your DVD movies to the program.

VIDEO_TS folder, DVD ISO files are supported here well.


Step 2. Select subtitles in three methods

* Rip DVD with internal desired DVD movie subtitle track

You can rip the DVD and keep subtitles on your own to meet your requirement. Just click the drop down menu after “Subtitles” to select your desired one.


* Rip DVD with external movie subtitles

If you DVD movies are not euppied with subtitles, you can download the subtitles online at Opensubtitles or Subscene as you like. This easy-to-use yet professional DVD Ripper supports you import external subtitles to the DVD movies. Click “Edit” > “Subtitle” button to enable load external subtitle you have downloaded.


* Rip DVD with forced subtitle

Check the chapters you want to rip, and set Forced subtitles for each chapter follow this way: specify English in “Subtitle” pull-down list, and then check “forced subtitles” before converting. When “forced subtitles” is checked, the subtitles appear on the screen only when foreign languages (i.e. Francais) other than English are spoken.


Step 3. Choose output format

Select an proper format like MP4, it is compatible with most portable devices and media players

Basically the “Common Video -> H.264 Video (*.mp4)” is just right.

Or you can choose other formats according to your devices.


Step 4. Start the conversion

After all settings, click the Convert button to start converting your DVD movies with the subtitles you like.

After the conversion finished, you can get the ripped video with the subtitles you wanted. Enjoy!

You may be interested in this program:

Video Ultimate Windows | Mac

Do it all – Convert, Edit Video and Rip, Backup Blu-ray and DVD movies, 250+ formats, Ultra-Fast encoding speed, ZERO quality loss!

And you can also use Video Ultimate to convert any videos or rip all Blu-ray/DVD or ISO with right subtitles.

More Guides:

How to Rip Blu-ray with the right Subtitle

How to Add Subtitles to Hollywood Blu-ray and DVD with your Mother Tongue

Guide to Ripping Blu-ray Discs with Forced Subtitles

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