DeviceOnline is a free Windows app that uses DLNA protocol for media streaming to UPnP devices such as: TV, phone, tablet and more. Most smart TVs (such as LG) allow you to cast films with external subtitles.
Time needed: 1 minute
- Make sure the caption file is with the same name as the movie
To cast video with captions, first make sure that both the movie and the subtitle file have the same name.
- Subtitles file encoding
- Changing srt file encoding using text editor
In case your Smart TV system does not provide settings for subtitles language, you need to change the file encoding to Unicode. To achieve this you can use popular text editor such as Visual Studio Code or Notepad++.
- Add a movie with captions to your playlist
Drag and Drop the movie file/s along with corresponding subtitles (.srt) into the playlist.
- Play the video on your Smart TV
Double click the video file in the playlist to cast it to your TV.