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Add subtitles to your mp4 video

Type Studio is an online editor that automatically adds subtitles to your videos. In fact, the easiest way to subtitle your mp4 videos.

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Subtitles to your mp4 videos

Do you have an mp4 file and want to know how you can add captions and subtitles to your video? Then you are in the right place!

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No matter what format mp4, mov, or webm

Upload any video file to Type Studio and we transcribe your speech to text which you then can apply as subtitles to your video. Customize and style them with our subtitle editor tool. In addition, you can also download the subtitle files.

Add Subtitles to mp4 video automatically

Video editing software at its best. Instead of writing subtitles yourself or dealing around with programs that you need to download first, you can now add subtitles to your mp4 video automatically with just one click online in your browser.

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Subtitle workflow

How does subtitling work?

Improve engagement with adding subtitles

Why do you need subtitles on your mp4 videos?

1. Most people don't or can't turn on audio

The best-known figure is that 85% of all Facebook videos are watched on mute. This is just one social media platform of the many distribution channels you can post to. No matter if people have your sound turned off, you can reach them better with subtitles!

2. Subtitles improve the comprehension

There are people with different types of learning. Those who can learn better while reading subtitles, now have an advantage. In fact, many people prefer watching videos with subtitles even if they don't have to.

3. More engagement from your audience

It is proven that the engagement rate is increased for videos with captions. Not only does the engagement rate increase, but also the research from Facebook claims that adding subtitles to your video can boost view time by 12%.

Automatic subtitles video tutorial

How to easily add captions to your mp4 video online

What our creators say

Over +80,000 creators and companies use Type Studio to edit and add subtitles to their videos.

Ryan Hoover


I'm into this



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Igor Zalutski


You guys are addressing a major pain point - there indeed is no easy way to do what these days most videos are recorded for. Very cool!

Carlo Thissen


To all video creators: check out @editwithtype - the UX is slick

Lidia Vijga


For our latest #startup review, we used Type Studio's tools to create a video review on Type Studio @editwithtype

Zara Nazim


This is so useful! Thanks for creating it!

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Richard Byrne


Trying out a new video editing tool right now and I just let out my first "whoa! that's awesome!" about any video editor in a very long time.

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Languages currently supported

Arabic (Saudi Arabia)

More than mp4 subtitling

Edit your video file with Type Studio.

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Edit your video text-based

With Type Studio you can edit your video file by editing the subtitles. Automatic subtitle generation is only one aspect of Type Studio. We built Type Studio so you can focus on creating amazing content with ease, without having to learn complex software. With Type Studio creating content is easy, so you can focus on growing your audience.

How do I add captions to MP4?

1. Upload your video to Type Studio where it gets automatically transcribed. 2. Activate subtitles with a single click and style and customize them the way you want them to look. The drag and drop editor makes it super easy. 3. Click on "export" and the rendering will start. You can also share the finished video directly to your social media channels.

How do I extract subtitle from a MP4 video?

Type Studio helps you to easily extract subtitles from your mp4 videos. Upload your video to Type Studio. We will generate an SRT file for you automactially. You can download the subtitle file with a single click.