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How to download subtitles from YouTube online [Tip]

In YouTube, you can watch different kinds of videos. You can even watch foreign videos with subtitles. The thing is there are videos that only enable subtitles via the “CC” button. Simply put, you’ll need to download the video file (usually in MP4 or FLV format) together with a separate file that contains its subtitles. If not, then you won’t be able to display the subtitles to your video while playing it through your local media player.

To download the video’s subtitles as a separate file, here’s what you need to do…

How to download subtitles from YouTube online

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To avoid confusion, make sure that your SRT file has the exact file name as your video. The only difference would be the file extension. For example, if the original video has a filename of “videosample1.mp4” then you can save your subtitle file as “videosample1.srt”. It is also ideal to save both the video and SRT file in the same folder.