How to Burn a Movie & Subtitles for a DVD

By Jason Gordon

DVD burners are great for burning home movies or other digital video files onto DVD to play on a stand alone DVD player. Sometimes it gets complicated if you want to incorporate other files like audio, pictures, or subtitles in with the video file. Fortunately there are programs out there that make it easy. Follow the steps below for help burning a movie and subtitle for a DVD.

Things You'll Need

  • DVD Burner
  • Movie Video File
  • SRT Subtitle File

Step 1

Download and install ConvertXtoDVD (See Resources below).

Step 2

Open ConvertXtoDVD and click "File," "Add Video File" and browse for the video file you want to burn to DVD.

Step 3

Click on the "+" sign next to the video file. If there are no subtitles listed under "Subtitles," right-click on "Subtitle" and click "Add Subtitle." Browse for the subtitle file on your computer. If you don't have it, download it from a website like OpenSubtitles.org (See Resources below).

Step 4

Select the default subtitle if you have more than one by right-clicking on the subtitle file and selecting "Set as default subtitle."

Step 5

Click on "Convert" to turn your movie and subtitle files into a DVD compatible file.

Step 6

Burn the converted file onto a DVD with your preferred DVD burning software.

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