How To Download Subtitle In VLC Media Player Using VLSub

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Here’s in this article, you will learn how to Download Subtitle for English movies in VLC Media Player using VLSub plugin? Using this method, you will be able to add a subtitle file to a video in VLC Media Player. It downloads the subtitle file in the same folder/directory in which the video is stored in.

More than thousands of people prefer VLC Media Player to watch movies on their laptops and computers. VLC’s easy to use and simple interface allows you to enjoy your favourite movie with your friends. VLC media player can play almost every Video Format from Mp4 , FLV , AVI , MKV, AAC, HEVC to almost every video format.

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VLC is the one of those media players that has the feature of downloading subtitle files of your favourite movie and tv series with the help of an inbuilt plugin – VLSub Extension. This extension allows users to download subtitles from “” for free.

What is VLSub Extension in VLC Media Player?

VLSub is an extension of VLC Media Player that searches and download subtitles automatically from , right from the VLCapp itself.You don’t have to download subtitles manually but VLSubExtension can do the job for you.Related:

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Video Tutorial – How to Download Subtitle using VLC Player

Please follow the step by step guide written below on how to Download Subtitle in VLC Player using VLSub plugin or Extension .

Note : Before applying below Tips you need to make sure you are using latest Updated VLC Media Player . If not Update it  By Open  VLC and click on View —> Check for updates or you can download latest version of VLC Media Player from

Step 1 – Open VLC media player . Go to Tools and then click on  Plugins and Extensions.
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Step 2 – Click on Find more Addon button.

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Step 3 – Type VLSub on Search bar to look for VLSub extension and then click on Install . VLSub extension will be installed on you “VLC media player”.

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Now its time to add subtitle for your movie File.

Step 4 -Run VLC Media Player and play a movie for which you want to download subtitle.

Step 5 -While Playing movie Go to View and click on Download Subtitles.

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Step 6 – Now Click on either [Search by hash] or [Search by name] and list of subtitles available on will appear.

Step 7 – Select the subtitle file you want to download and click Download selection button . Now subtitles will automatically appear on your video instantly.

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You can also see that in your movie folder .srt file for your movie is present there.

If you are having any problem in Downloading subtitles in VLC Media Player using VLSub , let me know in the comments below.

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