As we know, the movie subtitles assist you to understand the movie plot better and faster while you watching movies, especially in plots that speak in their native language. Thus, it's very important to keep DVD subtitles when we convert a DVD into media files. At this time, a brilliant DVD ripper is becoming required for us.


For the sake of saving your time of searching, here we would like to share a powerful program to you, that's VideoSolo DVD Ripper. This program not only enables you to rip DVD with subtitles but also allows you to insert your own subtitles files to DVD. In addition, to help you make better use of subtitles, we prepare some knowledge about subtitles for you to learn in this post.


1. Guide for How to Rip DVD with The Desired Subtitles

First of all, as we said before, you know that VideoSolo DVD Ripper is a program which can rip DVD with subtitles. Besides this function, it can also support convert DVDs into over 300 types of output format for you to watch movies on any digital device.


In this section, we will mainly teach you how to use VideoSolo DVD Ripper to rip DVD with the desired subtitles. Following my steps to learn so as you can get the way with ease.

Note: The Windows version of VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper released a new version which has big changes compared with the old version. But the new version for Mac is still under the development. That means the interface and the operation of Windows and Mac will be different.

To know the details about the new version, you can read on the article: A New Version for BD-DVD Ripper (Windows) Released! See What Changes

Step 1. Load Your DVD

To begin with, you have to make sure the optical drive of your computer can work or the external optical drive connected. Then, you need to download the VideoSolo DVD Ripper. You can click the "Download" button below to get the free trial version for experiencing the program.

Launch the program after downloading and installation. And you will see the clear interface as below. Now, insert your DVD disc and then click the "Load DVD" button on the navigation bar.

Load Disc


Step 2. Choose Subtitles You Want

When the program finished loading, you'll see the main movie will be detected and listed on the main interface. And after clicking on the drop-down icon of the "Subtitle", you'll see all the subtitles are choosen by default.

If you don't want to keep so many subtitles, you can uncheck the checkbox.

Note: The Mac version only allows you to keep 1 subtitle when ripping DVD to digital formats. Moreover, please note that you must to click the checkbox in front of the subtitle on Mac. Otherwise, you cannot rip DVD with subtitles if you just choose the subtitle.

Select One Subtitle

Step 3. Rip DVD Disc

Click the "Rip All" button and the VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper will start the conversion quickly.

Select One Subtitle

The subtitles converted with VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper for Windows are the soft subtitle, which can be selected from the media player. However, the subtitles converted with VideoSolo BD-DVD Ripper for Mac is hardcode subtitle. That's why you can choose only one subtitle to rip on Mac. Next, we will show you what are the hardcode subtitle and soft subtitle.


2. What Difference Between Various of Subtitles?

In general, subtitle divided into hardcode subtitle and soft subtitle. Next, we will tell you what is the hardcode subtitle and what is the soft subtitle.


Hardcode Subtitle

● It also called embedded subtitle, which compresses subtitle files with video, like the watermark that cannot be separated.

● You can see the subtitles directly when you open the video on the video app or video player and web page of PC.

● Hardcode subtitle is the image instead of the text. You cannot modify the subtitles, including their typeface, color.


Soft Subtitles

Usually, people tend to think the soft subtitle is called external subtitles. Which saves the subtitle files as SRT, ASS, SSA or SUB format. In general, using the subtitle files have two way.

● One is you just need to drag the subtitle files to the player when you play the video, the subtitles will be called out automatically and then you can watch a video with subtitles.

● Another way is naming the subtitle file name as same as the video file name. After that, when you play the video on the video player, the subtitles will be displayed automatically.


If you use the external subtitle files, please note that the video player must support the external subtitle.


What's more, external subtitle has the other form that packs the subtitle, video, and audio together into a video container such as MKV. In that case, the video without subtitle file but you can see the subtitles when you play it by the specific video player. And please note, the video player must have the subtitle plugin for the soft subtitles.


With the soft subtitles, you can watch the video with English, Chinese, Japanese, French, German or Korean subtitles with ease. Besides, you can also adjust the subtitles, such as the font, size, position, even the content.


Tips: SRT is the most easily made of subtitle format because of the simple writing. The DVD ripper softwares on the market generally support SRT subtitles as well as some softwares support SSA and ASS subtitles.


That's all for the subtitle information we want to share with you today. If you want to rip DVD with subtitle, VideoSolo DVD Ripper can be a good helper. Once you have the desired subtitles, you can understand the movie plots and enjoy the fun that looking forward to how the plots going to develop.