How to Sync Subtitles in VLC on Mac, PC, iPhone, and Android Mobiles
Watch comfortably with in-sync subtitles!
VLC is a highly popular media player. It has over 3 billion downloads since its launch, making it one of the most popular options of all time. The main reason behind its popularity is that it is open source and hence, available for free, and it is pretty sturdy. VLC has specific apps for Mac, iOS, Windows, Android, and more. The app is pretty intuitive and easy to use. In most cases, regardless of the file type, VLC is capable enough to play it for you. If you want subtitles, you would easily be able to find perfectly synced options out there. However, if you make adjustments and sync subtitles on VLC, it is an easy enough job.
How To Sync Subtitles In VLC On Windows PC
First, open the video that you want to see and click on ‘Subtitles’ and then ‘Sub Track’. This will let you know if the subtitles are enabled. Within Tools, click on ‘Track Synchronization’ Adjust subtitles under the Subtitle track synchronization option.
During playback, simply press G or H to adjust the subtitle. It would be adjusted by 50 milliseconds every time you press. If the subtitle is behind in sound, press the G key and if ahead, press the key H.
How To Sync Subtitles In VLC On Android Mobiles
Open the video you want and click on the balloon icon located near the play icon. Tap on ‘Subtitles’ track to see if the subtitles are turned on. Select the subtitle delay from the speech balloon menu. If it is ahead of the sound, tap on the plus sign (+) and if it is behind, click on the minus sign (-). Incidentally, if you want to use Spotify to listen to songs instead of VLC, here you go! Learn the latest.
How To Sync Subtitles On VLC On iPhone / iPad
Now that you know how to sync subtitles in Windows and Android phones, it is not really very different on iPhones and iPads. Open the video you want to watch and tap on the speech balloon icon located in the right bottom corner of the window. This will let you know if the subtitles are turned on or not. Tap on the clock symbol on the right bottom corner. You will see a menu come up. Within the ‘Subtitle delay’ option, use the icon and drag it to set the delay time. Pull it to the right to delay the subtitles. If the sound is ahead, pull the bar to the left.
How To Sync Subtitles In VLC On Mac
It is easy enough to sync subtitles in VLC on Mac. Open the video you want to see and click on ‘Subtitles’ and then on ‘Subtitle Track’. Now, you will be able to see if the subtitles are turned on. Within the ‘Track Synchronization’ option, you will be able to see the ‘Subtitle Track Synchronization’ option. Use this to adjust and sync the subtitles. If it is ahead of the sound, key in a positive number to delay the subtitles. For the opposite, enter a negative number if the subtitle is behind in sound.