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Merge subtitle tracks into QuickTime movies Apps
I am Swedish and sometimes I want subtitles when I watch a movie, and I often use separate sub-tracks like .srt or .sub to get these for the movie. However, to merge the subtitles and the movie together, I need a separate software like submerge.

But yesterday when I played around with QuickTime, I noticed that all I need to do is open the movie in QuickTime, and if the .srt/.sub file is located in the same folder as the movie, it opens as well (this is well known). However, after that, all you need to do is save (via File » Save As), and the subtitle track is merged directly into the movie file. No extra software is required.

[robg adds: I haven't tested this one, but I think QuickTime Pro would be required to save the movie.]
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Merge subtitle tracks into QuickTime movies
Authored by: fds on Oct 10, '07 07:36:19AM

This is only due to the Perian 1.0 component.



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Merge subtitle tracks into QuickTime movies
Authored by: marioestrada on Oct 10, '07 10:51:38AM

Yeah Quicktime doesn't load the subtitles, Perian does...

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Merge subtitle tracks into QuickTime movies
Authored by: hazkid on Oct 10, '07 06:53:49PM
While it's true you need Perian, people should be thrown in jail for not having it. It is simply the best QT component around. And for those people who are offended by the above remark, I am hyperbolizing. I think it's sickening that we need disclaimers like these nowadays.

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Merge subtitle tracks into QuickTime movies
Authored by: numerik2012 on Nov 05, '07 07:04:50PM

Perian saves lives.. and yes you do need Quicktime Pro to save the file.



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Merge subtitle tracks into QuickTime movies
Authored by: seanemason on Mar 03, '08 03:40:06AM

I downloaded Perian, and still am not able to open any ".srt" files in Quicktime. I tried highlighting both the movie file and the .srt file and Quicktime says the "file is not a movie file."

Any thoughts or ideas?

Also, I would like to merge 2 video files into one, is there a mac program for this? I have failed to find anything simple/easy.



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Merge subtitle tracks into QuickTime movies
Authored by: lolopb on Apr 10, '08 05:49:40PM

Have you tried giving the same name to both files (except for the extension of course), for example "myMovie.avi" and the sub file is called "myMovie.srt". Then, place both in the same folder, open the movie file with QuickTime Player, Perian plugin should load the srt file at the same time.



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Merge subtitle tracks into QuickTime movies
Authored by: ryan_wrh on Mar 15, '10 06:58:40AM

I download a movie in mp4 and sub is the same name as movie but .srt. QT wont show the sub in any ways. Do I have to use something else to play the sub?



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Merge subtitle tracks into QuickTime movies
Authored by: morespace54 on Apr 11, '08 10:42:13AM