Can Plex play MKV subtitles?
Plex desktop client does uphold such subtitles inside MKV containers, however. External subtitles like VOBSUB, PGS, SSAs, and SRTs are accepted by some Plex apps and Plex client, but not all. In most cases, they will need to be transcoded by Plex Media Server for Plex/Web and Plex iOS via “burn subtitles into video”.
How do I automatically add subtitles in Plex?
Step 1. At the Plex home page, click the Settings icon, then move to the Languages under SETTINGS. Step 2. Check the box of Automatically select audio and subtitle tracks, then choose the preferred audio language, set subtitle mode as Always enabled, and select the desired subtitle language, and click the SAVE CHANGES.
Do I need Plex pass for subtitles?
Plex supports the ability to search for (and use) subtitles from either the pre-play screen or during playback, for items in “movie” and “TV” libraries. This does require that the player app support the ability to do so. Subtitle search results currently use OpenSubtitles.org as the source.
How do I add OpenSubtitles to Plex?
Setting OpenSubtitles.org Source Preferences
- Launch the Plex Web App.
- Choose Settings from the top right of the Home screen.
- Select your Plex Media Server from the horizontal list.
- Choose Agents.
- Choose “Plex Movie” (for Movies) or “TheTVDB” (for TV Shows)
- Make sure the OpenSubtitles.org source is checked.
Why does Plex struggle with MKV?
Because of codec and format incompatibility, some MKV files won’t play in Plex. To solve that, the only solution is to convert your MKV codec to a more supported format that Plex accepts like H. 264, hevc (H. 265), mpeg4, msmpeg4v2, msmpeg4v3, vc1, vp9, or wmv3 (audio: aac, ac3, alac, e-ac3,flac, mp2, mp3).
Where are the subtitles downloaded by Plex?
In the Server menu, select “Languages” in the left hand navigation column. Within the Languages menu, you’ll find a single checkbox for “Automatically select audio and subtitle tracks”. Check the box.
What does burn-in subtitles mean Plex?
If you have a video that direct plays everything (video and audio), but starts to transcode for sub burn-in when you select to use subs, then your client can’t handle those subs natively. There’s nothing you can do to make the client support those subs.
Why won’t Plex play MKV?