A file with the .SRT file extension is a SubRip Subtitle file. These types of files hold video subtitle information like the start and end timecodes of the text and the sequential number of subtitles. It's important to note that SRT files themselves are just text files that are used along with video data. This means the SRT file itself does not contain any video or audio data. Sometimes, you may have the need to extract subtitle from DVD to SRT format with preferred language so that you can add them later on a Blu-ray authoring program or put the subtitles in a separate .srt file so that they can show up when when viewing on media players with has the subtitle functions.

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Best Program to Extract/Rip Subtitles from DVD to SRT with Desired Language

Although there are many DVD ripping programs on the market, very few of them can do the subtitle extracting job for you. Fortunately, there is an program entitled EaseFab LosslessCopy (available for Windows and Mac users) that supports directly extract SRT files with one desired language or multiple languages from any commercial DVD disc, DVD folder and ISO image file.

Moreover, the program also enables you to rip DVD with desired internal subtitles and audio tracks, enable forced subtitles if you don't want the whole movie to have subtitles, , but just portions that require translation or add online downloaded external srt/ass/ssa subtitles to DVD movies if the foreign language DVD movie do not contain any language subtitles you understand.

Besides handling subtitles in different ways, EaseFab LosslessCopy has top performance when it comes to ripping and copying DVDs, such as:

▶ It can rip DVDs protected by DVD CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney X-project DRM and more independently. 99-title DVDs and workout DVDs are fully supported. It automatically ticks the right title and delivers high-quality output in order. No crashes. It can also deal with Blu-ray files, including UHD 4K discs.
▶ It provides 320+ different output formats. LosslessCopy is able to convert Blu-ray/DVD to MP4, AVI, MKV, MOV, FLV, MPEG MP3, AAC, M4A and other mainstream video/audio formats.
▶ It offers a library of preprogrammed optimization profiles for specific devices such as smartphones, tablets, gaming systems, smart TVs and more.
1:1 Disc Backup: Directly Copy main movie from BD/DVD discs and leave out extras; 1:1 Backup original Blu-ray and DVD to computer hard drive with all languages, subtitle tracks and chapter info; Lossless rip DVD/Blu-ray to MKV with full video, audios, subtitles, menus and chapters.
Advanced Customization tools: LosslessCopy allows you to manually adjust codecs, aspect ratios, bit-rates, frame rates and more before you rip a DVD or Blu-ray. Also, it includes a basic video editor you can use to trim away unwanted footage, crop video, add watermarks and edit subtitles.
▶ With the Intel QSV and NVIDIA CUDA powered hardware acceleration, the conversion is processed on GPU instead of your computer's CPU and you can convert a full DVD disc to H.264 MP4 as short as 10 minutes.

Simple Steps to Extract Subtitles from DVD to SRT Files with Preferred Language

Step 1. Load DVD movies

After you open EaseFab LosslessCopy, click Load disc button to add the DVD files you want to rip. On the software main interface, there is a viewing window provided for you to preview the DVD files to ensure the files are what you want to rip. You can also take snapshots of the DVD movies when previewing them. You can also import DVD folder and ISO image files into the program.

load DVD disc

Step 2. Select output file format.

From the Format drop-down list, select Subtitle File > SRT Subtitle(*.srt) as the desired output file format.

Select SRT option

Step 3. Select subtitles by languages.

Click Settings to open Multi-task Settings window to select subtitles by language. Check any language you'd like to keep. You can either keep native-language subtitles only or multiple subtitles in different languages.

DVD SRT Settings

Step 4. Start extracting SRT files from DVD

Press the right-bottom blue Convert and start ripping DVD subtitles to SRT file.

When the SRT extracting process is finished, click Open output folder to locate the generated files, you will get all the subtitles in English, Italian, Spanish... Which is exactly the same as in your original disc. For this situation, you need choose the English subtitle for study.

Output SRT files

Sometimes, the extracted SRT subtitles may not what you desire to get, you can still use our program to add additional SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles to movie files. Just open the Edit window, switch to Subtitles, check Enable, you will be able to add your desired subtitles to your converted files.

Add subtitles to your movie