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Any of the forthcoming methods should begin with these brief steps, since it is universal & will help to avoid typical errors.Bạn vẫn xem: download subtitles from youtube, facebook, viki, dailymotion & more

1. Check for subtitles in video. Before you try to download YouTube subtitles, make sure they are available. To vày this, check if the “CC” button is available at the bottom under a video. The absence of it means that it will be impossible to get subtitles.

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3. Select a method for captioning from our list. We have selected the best services, programs and tips to get subtitles.

Option 1. Web services.

Take DVDVideoSoft as an example. This is an easy-to-use service that only requires the YouTube link. It has two key advantages: compatibility with most popular browsers, và the ability khổng lồ select edit subtitles before downloading. Here is how to lớn use DVDVideoSoft to tải về YouTube subtitles:

1. Copy và paste (insert) a link to a đoạn clip from YouTube.




4. To change the language, click the corresponding box below. Next lớn it is the Interval section, allowing to get subtitles for a specific time frame in a video. Please chú ý that for one download you can only mix one interval.

5. Override timestamps settings, if necessary. There are 3 options available: Remove timestamps (without it), Original timestamps (displays all timestamps for all phrases), Custom timestamps only (displays timestamps only at a specified interval, for example, every 2 minutes).

6. Select a method for captioning. DVDVideoSoft has 3 ways khổng lồ get subtitles: copy formatted text to the clipboard, download in TXT format, and tải về in SRT format. To lớn select one of those, use the gray buttons at the end of the page.

Another online service for downloading subtitles is SaveSubs. Unfortunately, subtitle customization isn’t available, so timestamps will be present in a final file. The main advantage is the ability to download subtitle translation (Google Translate) in just a couple of clicks. Here is how SaveSubs works:

1. Insert a YouTube đoạn phim URL into the target field. Then click Extract & Download.

2. Scroll down and tải về the subtitles in a format of choice (SRT or TXT) using the download Now button.

3. If you also want khổng lồ receive subtitle translation, select the desired language and click Translate & tải về in the translation tool.

Option 2. Special software.

If you’d lượt thích to have a permanent tool on a desktop, VideoProc is one of the options. It is a potent video clip editing and converting application with lots of features, but let’s stay on topic. So, it can extract subtitle files (.srt or .ass) from videos that have it embedded. Chú ý that it can vì this only for videos on a hard drive, not YouTube/Vimeo/Facebook clips. Therefore, download a đoạn clip beforehand. The process takes a few steps:

1. Download VideoProc for Windows or Mac, install và activate it. Launch it.

2. Go to lớn the YouTube Downloader section and địa chỉ cửa hàng Video. VideoProc will analyze video clip info in a few seconds. Select subtitle language and click Done to download a video.

3. Choose the video tab, upload your video, then double-click Export Subtitle in the toolbox on the bottom (Rotate, Trim, GIF, etc.).

4. Select subtitle format & click Run (round xanh button in the bottom right corner). Now you see a file in a folder on your computer, which you may now use as you please. 

Google2SRT is an alternative, along with dozens of similar programs (VLC, SubDownloader, DVDVideoSoft, etc). It is a không tính tiền utility that is quite functional, despite the fact that it is still in beta testing. In addition lớn URLs, it also recognizes XML lists. It has 11 interface languages and an auto-translation feature. Unfortunately, the source file is available only in SRT format. So to tải về subtitles vày the following:

2. Launch Google2SRT, paste a URL in the Google Subtitles field and press Read.

3. Press Browse lớn select the thư mục to save the subs to. In the table with detected subtitles, toggle those subs you want to tải về and click Go.

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4. Mở cửa the selected folder to find a subtitle file.

Option 3. Tải về YouTube subtitles manually.

#1. Using YouTube feature (Transcript). In YouTube itself, there’s a way khổng lồ obtain text subtitles directly on the page of a certain video. It makes it easy to lớn get khổng lồ the subs source, but a bit difficult to lớn copy text. So here’s what you do.

1. On the page with video, click the button for advanced options. It is located in a row of additional buttons under the video and looks lượt thích three horizontal dots.

3. Click on the options button at the top to turn timestamps ON or OFF, and change the language (if necessary) in the lower left part of the window.

4. Select all text in the transcription window, as in a simple text document (left click).

5. Copy the text và paste it into any document khổng lồ save afterwards.

#2. Using Chrome Developer tools. This method should be used only if all the previous ones were unsuccessful. It allows you to get text subtitles, yet with more time và effort than with other methods. Also note that for correct results it is best to mở cửa a video in a new tab.

1. In Google Chrome, on the video clip page, press F12 to mở cửa the developer tools.

2. Select the Network tab và click to lớn enable subtitles (CC button).

3. In the table, find the line name beginning with “timedtext” and click on it khổng lồ display the hierarchy of subtitle elements.

4. Then in the elements hierarchy, xuất hiện the Events section và select the subsection “0” & there select “segs” where the “0” subsection must be clicked. This will be the first line of subtitles, copy it into a separate text document.

5. Khổng lồ get the next line, repeat step 4, changing only the subsection digit khổng lồ the next digit (0, 1, 2 …).


So, these were three basic ways to tải về subtitles from YouTube. None of them are, of course, ideal as they implement a work-around feature of sorts that isn’t provided by the YouTube creators. But they are definitely helpful to those users who want lớn save subtitles for offline use. Watch a movie without sound, read the translation directly from the screen & train your pronunciation of other languages ​​with subtitles – goals could be different. Also, don’t forget that commercial use and distribution of videos may be a violation in your country.

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Vitaliy Shychenko

A leading software analyst in security, PC optimization and utilities.

Vitaliy Shychenko is engaged in a fully-fledged software research, performance testing, market research, business R&D. He explores interfaces for convenience & practicality for end-customers. Vitaliy is actively developing modern testing methods for antiviruses, anti-malware, clip editors & converter apps, uninstallers, based on scientific analysis and the “level playing field” principle.

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