How to Add Subtitles on TikTok [An 2024 Easy Guide🎖️]

Want to enhance your storytelling and reach a wider audience by adding captivating captions on TikTok? Learn how to add subtitles on TikTok from the post below.



Atualizou em 07/01/2024

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TikTok has evolved into one of the mainstream social media platforms. This also means that your videos may be viewed by users from diverse language backgrounds. To overcome language barriers, enhance engagement, and facilitate better audience comprehension, adding subtitles on TikTok becomes essential. The following article will give you four simple methods of how to add subtitles on TikTok.

After evaluating ten tools, we have compiled the following test data. We hope the information in the table below is helpful to you.

Methods Effectiveness Difficulty
EaseUS VideoKit Achieve high-quality subtitles with 90% accuracy Super easy
TikTok's Built-in Feature The accuracy may vary but generally performs well Super easy
CapCut Utilize AI technology for auto-captioning, ensuring good accuracy Easy
Clideo Provide reliable results with decent accuracy Easy

Why Don't I Have Captions on TikTok 2023

If there are no captions on your TikTok videos, please make sure your auto-caption feature is turned on. Check your account settings under "Accessibility" to ensure that the "Auto-Generate Captions" option is turned on. If this button is on, the auto-generated captions may also be limited to specific video formats or lengths.

Way 1. Use EaseUS VideoKit

The latest feature of EaseUS VideoKit is "Speech to Text," which utilizes AI technology to automatically recognize speech in audio and generate or extract subtitles from MP4. As of now, this tool supports over 100 languages, achieving an impressive accuracy rate of 90% for mainstream languages. Additionally, it allows users to export subtitles to SRT or TXT files.

Features of EaseUS VideoKit

  • Offer both basic and advanced features for video editing
  • Add filter to video to make your video special
  • Easy to extract audio from YouTube
  • Over 50 visual and transition effects are available

Steps to use it to generate and add subtitles are as follows:

Step 1. Open EaseUS VideoKit and find the "Subtitle Generator" panel.

open easeus videokit

Step 2. Click "Choose File" or drag the YouTube video file to the interface.

Choose File

Step 3. Wait for the AI analyzing.

ai analysis

Step 4. Click the "Text" button to change the text, or customize font, background, and position under "Style" menu.

set up subtitles

Step 5. Click "Export Subtitle" to select exported subtitle format, "Save to" to change location, and press "Export" to export the video with subtitles.


📺Below is a one-minute video tutorial.

  • 0:00 - Intro
  • 0:08 - How to add subtitles on TikTok
  • 0:51 - How to add subtitles on TikTok using VEED (link on screen)
  • 1:07 - Outro

Way 2. With TikTok's Built-in Feature

TikTok itself comes with an automatic subtitle-generation feature for videos. If you don't want to download any subtitle editor, you can use it to save time on manually creating subtitles. Moreover, this subtitle generator also allows you to edit SRT files such as customizing the font, color, size, and more of the subtitles.

To use TikTok's built-in automatic subtitle feature, follow the instructions below.

Step 1. Choose your video and tap the "Next" icon located at the bottom right corner to access the editing mode.

Step 2. Once in the editing mode, click on the "Captions" icon found in the right-hand menu. TikTok will instantly generate subtitles automatically. You can review and edit the captions as desired.

tiktok auto caption feature

Step 3. Preview and make any necessary adjustments to ensure the accuracy of the subtitles. Afterward, click the "Save" button located at the top right corner to save your changes.

Way 3. Use CapCut

CapCut and TikTok both belong to ByteDance company. Therefore, using CapCut to create subtitles for videos ensures the accuracy of the captions. It is compatible with both Android and iOS devices. In addition to auto-generating subtitles, CapCut allows users to add text effects and filters to videos, edit audio, and export and share files to platforms like TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, and more.

To use CapCut to create subtitles, follow the below steps:

Step 1. Launch and Import

Open CapCut and select "New Project." Import your video by tapping "Add," which will take you to CapCut's editing mode.

capcut launch and import

Step 2. Choose "Auto Caption"

Within the editing mode, select the "Text" option and then click on "Auto Captions." This will transcribe the voice in your video and generate subtitles automatically.

capcut choose auto caption

Step 3. Start and Export

Press the "Start" button, and CapCut will efficiently create the captions. Once done, click the arrow icon to export the video with the newly added subtitles.

capcut start export

Way 4. With Online Editor

Clideo is an online video subtitle generator that offers both manual and automatic subtitle addition options. Users can edit various subtitle settings, including font, size, alignment, color, and background. The platform is compatible with Mac, Windows, iPhone, and Android devices, and importantly, it also supports integration with cloud storage services.

The process of using it to add subtitles to TikTok is as follows:

Step 1. Upload a video to the subtitle from your computer.

Step 2. Choose the " Auto subtitles" option. You need to choose the language.

clideo choose auto subtitles

Step 3. You can preview the video and then save it to your device.

clideo export subtitled video

The Final Words

This article provides a detailed explanation of four methods to add subtitles to your TikTok videos, all of which allow users to edit and adjust the captions as needed. If you're looking for a reliable and long-term subtitle generator, EaseUS VideoKit is the best choice, guaranteeing both speed and accuracy.

To try out EaseUS VideoKit, click the button below to download.

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FAQs About How to Add Subtitles on TikTok

To help you better understand this article, we've also listed some frequently asked questions from users.

1. Can you turn on subtitles on TikTok?

Yes, if you need to put subtitles on, go to the "Me" tab, and tap the three dots in the top right cooner to access your account settings. Then choose "Accessibility" and toggle on "Auto-Generate Captions."

2. How do I put subtitles on TikTok automatically?

After uploading your video, tap the "Text" icon to add text to your video, and type out the captions you want to include. Adjust text size, font, color, and placement on the video, then preview and save it.

3. Can you add subtitles to TikTok after posting?

Up to now, TikTok does not allow you to edit a video's caption after posting.

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