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How to sync Subtitles in MX Player?

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With a streaming library of over 150,000 hours spread across multiple languages with availability on iOS, Android and the web, Mx Player is undoubtedly one of the leading video streaming players in the market,

Its friendly UI and ability to play almost every type of video file format, plus intriguing features like advanced hardware-accelerated decoders, aspect ratio selection, zoom in-out for easy changing of text size and scale, make it a go-to video player for many users. The 500 million-plus installs on Android Play Store are a testament to its success.

One such feature is the subtitles download option, which is available in several languages. Although this feature is becoming pretty standard nowadays, Mx Player has make the feature more customisable than any of its competitors.

If your downloaded subtitles on Mx Player are going haywire during streaming, then don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Here is an easy guide to help you sync subtitles in Mx Player.

Also read: How to add subtitles in Mx Player?


How to sync subtitles in MX Player?

Once you download the subtitle file, it will start showing up. However, if there is a synchronisation issue, follow the guide below.

Step 1: Click on the Subtitle button at the top right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Now go to the synchronisation option, and using plus and minus buttons, you can sync the subtitles by adjusting the speed (in seconds) using the plus or minus buttons subtitles.

Release the buttons when the subtitle matches the speed of the video and audio.

The Minus button is to slow down the subtitles when they appear ahead of the video. The Plus button speeds up the subtitles, which is useful when the subtitles run behind the video.

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How to fix MX Player subtitle error?

While searching for subtitles online through Mx Player, a “No subtitles found” error message might appear.

This can be due to the default search text that is mostly the video file installed in the device. To resolve this issue, follow the steps below.

Step 1: On reaching the fourth step mentioned in the first guide of the article, tick the Enter your search text.

Step 2: Here, delete the prefix and suffix text and only keep the name of the movie or series as search text.

This way Mx Player online search engine will show you all the results concerning the video.

Step 3: Now choose the subtitle file as per your needs and finally tap the Download button.

Also read: How to check if a video is copyrighted?

Vishal Chandel

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