Remove subtitles from MKV free and fast in batches. What if an MKV movie is playing with your mother tongue or the language you don't like? How to remove subtitles from MKV, including hard coded subtitles and soft subtitles? Luckily, that are some MKV subtitle editors helping you remove unwanted subtitles from any type of media content. So let's have a look at such software.

Table of Contents
1.Soft Subtitles and Hard Subtitles
2.Remove Soft Subtitles from MKV with DVDFab Video Converter
3 .  Remove Hard Subtitles from MKV with DVDFab Video Converter
4 . Conclusion

1. Soft Subtitles and Hard Subtitles

Before you learn how to remove subtitles from MKV, be clear about what kind of MKV subtitles you are facing. There are only two types of subtitles, namely soft subtitles and hard subtitles. Soft subtitles are comon to see and they sometimes are encoded into MKV, MP4 or other videos. Soft subtitles is easy to be removed. When there are multiple language, you can remove subtitles from MKV.

However, the situation is a bit different when it comes to hard subtitles. This type of subtitles are embedded into a video itself. So it is not that easy to removie subtitles from MKV in this situation. But everything is possible. For example, a tool like DVDFab Video Converter can be used to remove both soft and hard subtitles from MKV files. Let’s take a look at how it works.

2. Remove Soft Subtitles from MKV with DVDFab Video Converter

(1) Download and install DVDFab Video Converter

Start DVDFab 11 and select the "Converter" module on the top. DVDFab Video Converter is just one of the modules of DVDFab 11. Load an MKV with soft subtitles by clicking the "+" icon or the option of "Add from Local".

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(2) Remove sutbtiels from MKV

After importing MKV file with soft subtitles, there is an option of "Subtitle" on the main interface of this MKV subtitle editor. Open the menu located under "Subtitles". Then remove all soft subtitles from MKV files by simply selecting the “None” option. This is how to remove sybtitles. Meanwhile, you are also allowed to choose an available subtitle tracks you want to appear in the output, or add external subtitles to MKV.

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(3) Try the MKV editor (optional)

Before starting to remove subtitles from MKV, you can make a few other adjustments to the file. For example, the "Profile Switcher" located in the upper left corner will let you convert the file to a different format while the "Advanced Settings" and Video Edit menus will allow you to edit and customize the output. They are two powerful MKV eiditors in DVDFab Video Converter. You can try them to add more video effects to MKV. Or just skip this step and go ahead to remove subtitles immediately.

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(4) Set an output directory and click "Start"

Use the bottom menu to pick a suitable location for the output file. In order to permanently remove soft subtitles from your MKV video simply press the Start button and wait until the software finishes processing your file.

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3. Remove Hard Subtitles from MKV with DVDFab Video Converter

Similar to "remove soft subtitles from MKV", you need to download and install this MKV subtitle editor first in order to remove hard coded subtitles from MKV premanently

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Remove hard subtitles from MKV 

Click the option of "Video Edit" on the main interface of DVDFab Video Converter after importing your MKV video. Then crop MKV file until the hard subtitles disappear. Different from removing soft subtitles, clicking "None" under "Subtitle" doesn't work to remove subtitles permanently. 

How to Remove Subtitles


After clicking the "Video Edit" option, pay attention the button of "Crop Video". Click it and you will navigated to remove subtitles from MKV. You can crop MKV video until the hard subtitles disappear.

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You can also remove hard subtitles from MKV videos by using the “Distance to Edge” set of options found underneath. Here, simply insert a value in the box labeled “Bottom” to get started and then modify it further if needed by using the little arrow keys. A value of around 70-80 should work well for most movies but

feel free to experiment to see what works best for you.

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The final step is again identical to the one described in the first example. Set your destination folder and then click the “”Start“” button when you’re ready to remove subtitles from MKV file. For more ways to edit MKV, you can read another article.

How to Remove Subtitles


DVDFab Video Converter allows anyone to quickly remove subtitles from MKV files. The process works a bit differently depending on whether you have soft or hard subtitles but with the help of this article, you should be able to easily get rid of both. In addition to its ability to remove subtitles from MKV files, the software is also a great video converter that supports all major formats and can be used to edit videos in a variety of other ways. DVDFab Video Converter has a free trial so don’t hesitate to download it and see for yourself how it works.