How To Disable Subtitles By Default In Vlc Media Player

If you are tired of manually disabling subtitles every time you play a video on VLC Media Player, you can change the settings to make it easier. Here’s how:

Step 1: Open VLC Media Player

First, open VLC Media Player on your computer. If you don’t have it installed, you can download it for free from the official website.

Step 2: Go to Preferences

Next, click on the “Tools” tab in the menu bar and select “Preferences.” Alternatively, you can press “Ctrl” + “P” on your keyboard to open the Preferences window.

Step 3: Select “Subtitles & OSD”

In the Preferences window, select “Subtitles & OSD” from the left-hand menu.

Step 4: Change Default Subtitle Track to “Disable”

Under the “Subtitles” section, select “Track Settings.” In the dropdown menu next to “Default Track,” select “Disable.” This will ensure that subtitles are turned off by default for all videos you play on VLC Media Player.

Step 5: Save Changes

Finally, click on the “Save” button at the bottom of the Preferences window to apply the changes.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I still enable subtitles for specific videos?

    Yes, you can still enable subtitles for specific videos by clicking on the “Subtitle” tab in the menu bar and selecting the desired subtitle track.

  • Will this setting apply to all videos I play on VLC Media Player?

    Yes, this setting will apply to all videos you play on VLC Media Player.

  • What if I want to change the default subtitle track to a specific language?

    You can select the desired language from the dropdown menu next to “Default Track” instead of selecting “Disable.”

  • Can I change the font and size of the subtitles?

    Yes, you can change the font, size, color, and background of the subtitles under the “Text Rendering” section in the Preferences window.

  • Is VLC Media Player available on all operating systems?

    Yes, VLC Media Player is available on Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems.

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