Thursday, May 19, 2016

Play video with subtitles from My Cloud on Samsung TV

My Cloud is a private personal storage unit that plugs into your home network. It automatically backs up and centralizes all your content like videos in one safe place no one can see but you. And with Internet connectivity, you can quickly access your My Cloud unit and share whatever you want, from wherever you are. Of course, you can transfer My Cloud videos to Samsung TV for freely watching. More surprises, you can play video with subtitles from My Cloud on Samsung TV easily. Don’t believe? Here will let it come true. 


First, you shoud understand that there are two ways to play video with subtitles from My Cloud on Samsung TV: 

1. Download a movie with subtitle to My Cloud for watching on Samsung TV 

If you My Cloud source videos are in .mp4 or .avi format, try .mkv format for your movies. It has subtitles' file as well as various audio files (Dual or triple audio) embedded into it. No need for external file linkage. Just download the movie of your choice and start watching. Only drawback is the memory size becomes larger. Besides, it is so sad that you have downloaded a movie with subtitle, but only find your Samsung TV is not playing subtitles. In this case, you have another choice- find a subtitle in .srt and then add subtitles to movies for Samsung TV. 

2. Download a .srt subtitle and embed subtitles to My Cloud video files for Samsung TV playback 

a. Find the subtitle for the movie 

Here are top 5 reputable sites to download subtitles for free: SubsceneOpenSubtitlesAddic7edMoviesubtitlesSubsMax. All of them include subtitles for popular TV shows and movies in multiple languages. Now enter the movie title in the Search field, choose subtitle in the desired language and then get subtitles in SRT format. 

b. Select best subtitle merger 

Method 1. Load Subtitles with VLC 

Play your video file with VLC. 
Press "Subtitle" on the menu bar and choose "Add Subtitle File". 
Load subtitle file you've downloaded. 

But for some special video formats, VLC might not work very well. Besides, it is only limited on desktop computers since it's unavailable or not convenient for streaming to Samsung TV. 

Method 2. Insert Subtitles to My Cloud videos Permanently with Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate 

In order to let you add subtitles to My Cloud videos for playing on Samsung TV, you may fall back on this third-party tool - Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate. Compare with VLC or some top video tools, it is a powerful all-in-all video converting tool and subtitle merger, which can both convert videos in all popular formats (My Cloud, MKV, AVI, MOV, FLV, etc) to Samsung TV supported format and attach external subtitles(*.srt and *.ass, *.ssa) for your movies for Samsung TV playing effortlessly. Besides, , it is also equipped with many other functions, which enables you to split/merge/trim/crop video, add watermark and apply effects easily and quickly. (read review

Now follow me to get the steps below for playing movies with .srt subtitle on Samsung TV. 

Firstly download this best video converter for Samsung TV and best adding subtitles Tool: 


Other Download: 
- Pavtube old official address: 
- Cnet Download: 

4 Steps to Add preferred subtitles to movies for Samsung TV playback 

1. Import My Cloud video files 

After installing and running the program, you can import the My Cloud video files to the program by directly dragging or clicking "Add video" to add the video files. 


2. Embed subtitles into My Cloud video 

Click on "Edit the select task" button, the video editor will pop up. Tap "Subtitle" option and check the "Enable" icon. Then, by clicking on "Browse" to import your *.srt, *.ass, *.ssa subtitle file you've downloaded. After that, you can have a preview of the subtitle effect to make sure all goes OK. 


3. Decide output format 

Before conversion, you can click the "Format" bar and choose Samsung TV playable format- "TVS > "Samsung TV (*.My Cloud)". And here you can select other TV formats according to your TV model and brands. 


Tip: You can also add watermark, apply effects, and crop, trim your video files in the above video editing window. 

4. Start adding subtitles for Samsung TV playback 

And then click the "Convert" button and now you have finished all steps of attaching subtitle to videos for Samsung TV. When the conversion done, click “Open” to find the converted video files. Then you can effortless transfer the video files to Samsung TV for freely playback with subtitles. 

How to Stream My Cloud videos to Samsung TV via USB, Wireless or DLNA? 

Method 1: How to Play My Cloud Movies on Samsung TV via USB 

Find the USB port on your Samsung TV, then insert the USB in the right port and then play the My Cloud format video on your Samsung TV. 

Method 2: How to Stream My Cloud Movies to Samsung TV through Wireless 

Connect your WiFi to your PC and then with the Samsung TV without the use of cables. A wireless PC to Samsung TV conversion box would be needed to do that. It will help the content from the internet to the PC. 

Method 3: How to Play My Cloud Files on Samsung TV over DLNA 

First, please check whether your Samsung TV is DLNA certified and supported or not .If you have DLNA server like Plex, Serviio, Twonky, and etc, lunch Windows Media Player on Windows PC and click the icon "Stream" and then point to "Turn on home media streaming". you'll find the "Media streaming options" page, go for "Turn on media streaming" button. Type the administrator password or provide the confirmation if necessary. Then Click the video you want to stream to the DLNA-compatible TV, and right-click the selected video to point to "Play to" option for streaming. 

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