Subtitles are the very important part for the overall performance of the movies. If now you are playing the movies on VLC Media Player, do you know how to take subtitles off VLC? Now let’s focus on the following article to discuss more related to the topic.

Part 1: How to Take Subtitles off on VLC

As the media player that is capable of playing high quality and various format files, VLC Media Player is popular among Internet users. Without downloading and installing any codec files, VLC Media Player can allow you to open files of almost any specific format. At the same time, if the movies you are playing have contained the related subtitles, VLC Media Player can easily load them and show them immediately on the movie screen by default. At the same time, the subtitle is playing very important in presenting the complete movie content.

Not all the media players support the loading of all kinds of subtitle format. However, VLC Media Player can support them with accuracy. Therefore, if you have used VLC Media Player for a long time, then it is obvious to find out that VLC is not only capable of adding subtitles, but also it can allow you to take subtitles off or disable the subtitles as well. If you have never known the detailed steps on how to remove subtitles on VLC, then you should take some time by reading through the following tutorial.

Step 1. Download and install VLC Media Player on your computer. Check the VLC version and you had better update it to the latest version so that all the additional features can be presented and found.

Step 2. Open VLC Media Player and navigate to “Tools” menu on the top of the player panel. Then locate “Preferences” to enter the “Simple Preferences” dialog. If you are used to using the hotkeys, then you can simply press Ctrl+P to launch the dialog.

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Step 3. Enter the “Advanced Preferences” dialog where you can see a lot of sections including Interface, Audio, Video, Subtitles, Input/Codecs and Hotkeys. At the bottom of the left-pane, you should click “All” radio button instead of “Simple” button. Click “Save” button then.

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Step 4. Enter the “Input/Codecs” panel by clicking the option on the left pane of “Advanced Preferences”. Once you have entered the “Input/Codecs” panel, you can see the related input and codecs settings on the right hand.

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Step 5. Locate the “Subtitle track ID”. On the “Input/Codecs” setting panel, choose “Subtitle track ID” option where you can then be able to set the value of it. Here you should adjust the value to “0”. Then click “Save” button. The reason why we set “O” is to prevent VLC Media Player from loading subtitles automatically. Last of all, return the previous panel and click “Save” to activate all the changes and settings. Finally, restart VLC Media Player again to check whether the subtitles have been or not.

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Step 6. Enable the subtitle. As well, if you prefer to view the subtitles during the playback, you only need to right click on the VLC playback screen and choose “Subtitle” >> “Sub Track” to choose “Track 1” or “Track 2” to enable the subtitles for the video.

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Part 2: How to Remove Subtitles off with Leawo Video Converter

As a media player, VLC is able to remove subtitles with ease and accuracy. However, what I am going to introduce is another more powerful tool that can also remove subtitles off in a convenient way. That is Leawo Video Converter. Just refer to the following steps.

Step 1. Download Leawo Video Converter and install it on your computer.


Step 2. Load the video you would like to remove subtitles from. You can click on the “Add Video” icon to import the file or just drag the video file directly to the main menu.

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Step 3. Remove subtitles. Once the video file has been imported to the list, you can click on the “Subtitle” drop-down list to select “None” option. Then the subtitle will be disabled for the video.

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Step 4. Select the output format. You can open drop-down box beside the green icon “Convert” to choose “Change” to enter the “Profile” panel where you can set the output video format.

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Step 5. Start converting. Click the big green icon “Convert” on the main interface to start converting the video to another new video file without subtitles. Before it starts, you need to confirm the “Save to” route. Then just click “Convert” to start. Finally, you just need to wait and the conversion process will be completed in several minutes.

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Part 3: How to Turn off Subtitle Temporarily during Playback

As well, during the playback, if you would like to hide the subtitles temporarily, you can also disable the subtitles with ease. For your better references, here I will strongly recommend Leawo Blu-ray Player as your firm choice while selecting a proper media player to present the best movie effects. Apart from adding or turning off subtitles efficiently, Leawo Blu-ray Player can also provide the following features for your good viewing.

1. Support multiple formats with advanced features. Leawo Blu-ray Player is a 100% free and 6-in-1 media player program which is powerful in providing solutions for Blu-ray, DVD, CD, HD (4K), ISO file with AVI, MPEG, WMV, ASF, FLV, MKV/MKA and other popular formats supported. With such an advanced media player at hand, you can get access to all multimedia content with ease.

2. Advanced image and audio processing technology. One of the main purposes for most people in selecting a piece of media player software is to obtain the best viewing experience. As one of the best free 4K media player, Leawo Blu-ray Player can easily offer you the quality-lossless image for even 4K video, stereo audio enjoyment due to its advanced image and audio processing technology. Even you have bought a lot of commercial discs with protection codes, Leawo Blu-ray Player is also able to decrypt them very well.

3. Bonus practical bonus features. Besides the basic playing functions, Leawo Blu-ray Player can take you to a more customized viewing mode, which includes useful power manager, custom skin/language/background, snap screenshots and so on. What’s worth mentioning is the virtual remote controller which makes it a better choice for all playback choice.

4. Personalizing settings. During the playback, Leawo Blu-ray Player can allow users to set the related audio, video and subtitles parameters which may be beneficial for you to obtain more personalized viewing experience. All the settings could be done automatically.

Now, let’s focus on the subtitle part. If you have chosen Leawo Blu-ray Player to play movies for you, and now you prefer to remove subtitles on Leawo Blu-ray Player, just follow the steps below to achieve your goal.

Step 1. Download and install Leawo Blu-ray Player and install it on your computer.

Step 2. Enter the main interface and load the video on the computer by clicking the “Open File” button on the home interface. If you plan to play discs on Leawo Blu-ray Player, what you need to do is to insert the disc to your computer’s disc drive and then the player program will automatically detect it and you only need to click the video icon on the main panel to enter the playback panel.

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Step 3. Set subtitles. After loading the movie, it will be played automatically. During the playback, you can move mouse to the title area. Then you could see 4 icons. Then select the first icon and a pop-up window for subtitles setting will appear which includes “Enable subtitles”, “Subtitle offset”, “Subtitle selecting”, “Browse for subtitle”. If you prefer to remove the subtitles, just click the radio button to hide the subtitles then.

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Part 4: Conclusion

By referring to the above post, now you must have a clearer understanding of how to enable and disable the subtitles for the video. In order to make full use of the subtitles, before adding the subtitles to the video, you had better take some time in telling the differences among various subtitle formats. You can select Leawo Blu-ray Player or VLC Media Player to present the video playback as you like. But Leawo Blu-ray Player will be much easier in taking subtitle off than VLC. Also, it is totally free. If you would like to take a try, this will be your excellent choice.