How to add subtitles to your DVD?

How to add subtitles to your DVD? how to add .SRT or .SSA or .SUB / IDX subtitles to your divx, avi, xvid, mov, wav, mpg, etc file to then convert and burn to DVD.

First step is to go to and download and install the latest version of ConvertXtoDVD. Get your subtitles from known specialized web site such as

Once installed open ConvertXtoDVD.
First add the video file you could like to convert and burn onto DVD.  To do this either go to File/Add video file (1) or click on the green button “+” (2)

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Figure 1

Now click on the “+” sign next to your film, and you will see a sub-section titled ‘Subtitles’.  This sub-section indicates the number of subtitles streams associated with the video file added.   If there are any subtitles streams they will appear listed below.

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Figure 2

If you had “0” subtitle streams added, you can do either one of two things to add subtitles:

1) Right click on “Subtitle (0 stream)” and click on “Add Subtitle”
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Figure 3

  1. Remove the film you added to ConvertXtoDVD by clicking on the film and then on the red “-” button.  (Figure 4)

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Figure 4

Now find your subtitle file on your computer and put it in the same folder that your video file is in, and give it the exact same name keeping only the extension.


Folder name : Favorite film
          (with these files in it)
                     favorite film.avi
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Figure 5

Add the video file again to ConvertXtoDVD and you will now see your subtitle stream as done in Figure 1.

If you would like to select the subtitle you would like to show up by default when you play your DVD, simply right click on the subtitle file you have added and select “Set as default subtitle”. 
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Notice that now your subtitle file will have little * to next to it, signifying default subtitle.  If you do not want this subtitle to be the default subtitle right click again and uncheck “Set as default subtitle” by clicking on the check mark; notice the * disappear.


One last thing, if you would like to change edit the font or other characteristics of your subtitles simply right click on the subtitle stream and select “Change setting for this subtitle”

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Figure 6


Click here to add a personalized menu to your DVD

Check to see under the “Settings” tab that all is as you wish, and then hit convert.

A couple of minutes or hours later depending on the size of your video and Voila you are all done!