.m2ts is used for the BDAV MPEG-2 container format, which stores high-definition videos on Blu-ray Disc and AVCHD. An M2TS file is a MPEG-2 Transport Stream video file. It’s actually a container file that stores other media data including video, audio, subtitles, etc. We have talked about how to convert M2TS and edit M2TS files before. This times, we will talk about how to extract subtitles from M2TS and add subtitles from M2TS. Keep reading if you’re interested.
Some people wonder if they can extract subtitles from M2TS videos. The answer is unfortunately No. As mentioned above, M2TS files are video files ripped from blu-ray discs, and subtitles in such files are image subtitles or burned into the video. They are not soft but hardcoded subtitles, which can be hardly extracted from the original video. If you really need to extract subs from M2TS, you can try the method in this post > How to Extract Hardcoded Subtitles from Videos?
Common digital video files such as MP4, MKV, MPG, AVI, MOV, VOB, WMV, etc. fully support soft subtitles, which can be easily turned on/off on the video. You can extract SRT, ASS, SSA, and TXT subtitle files from these videos using good subtitle extractors, like WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro, SubtitleExtractor, and other programs.
Step 2. Click Add Video to import a video with soft subtitles.
Step 3. Select a subtitle track and format from the drop-down list.
Step 4. Press Extract Subtitles to rip the subtitles at once.
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Click the format image on the right side of the interface. Go to Video and choose an output profile. For example, you can choose MP4 to convert M2TS to MP4 for smaller file size and better compatibility.
Click the first “+” icon below the imported video. Find the subtitle file you want to add and press Open.
Click the inverted triangle button to set an output folder. Finally, press Run to export videos with new subtitle tracks.
That’s all for how to extract soft subs from videos and how to add subtitles to M2TS and other video files. Hopefully, this article could be helpful to you. Thanks for reading!