3 Google Chrome Multiple Subtitles Extensions for YouTube

Written by Emilija Google Workplace

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As one of the largest video hosting platforms globally, YouTube is a source for useful and high-quality videos that are not always in a language that users understand.

It’s disappointing to come across a fun video or tutorial that you really need, but you can't grasp it well due to the language barrier.

YouTube offers English subtitles for all users who speak or understand English, so they may more easily understand videos that are not in English.

But what if you want to watch a video with subtitles in your native language?

Luckily, Google Chrome extensions for YouTube dual subtitles exist, so users can watch videos translated into many different languages.

In this blog, we will dive into the multiple Google Chrome subtitles extensions for translating YouTube videos.

1. Auto translate for Youtube captions

auto translate for youtube captions

Auto translate for Youtube captions is a free and easy-to-use Google Chrome extension that automatically translates YouTube videos into a language of your choosing.

All users have to do is click on the ‘Add to Chrome’ button to install the extension, play the YouTube video, and from the extension menu click on the app.

Next, from the drop-down menu, click on the language they prefer, and in the next couple of seconds, users will see captions in the language they have chosen being displayed on the video.

youtube captions extensions

The Auto translate for YouTube captions is great for anyone looking for a straightforward and easy-to-use translating tool.

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2. Dualsub

dualsub google chrome extension

With Dualsub, users can add more than one subtitle to the YouTube video they are viewing.

The extension is available for Netflix, Disney Plus, Hulu, and 20 more websites. In addition, users can choose between 18 world languages among which are Chinese and Japanese.

To install Dualsub, click on the Add to Chrome button, next open the YouTube video you want to translate, and from the extension menu click on the app.

Here you will see a few different options from which you can choose.

dualsub youtube extension video

Under the Subtitle Language section of the Standard mode, select the original language of the video. From the Machine Translation section, select the language in which you want the captions to display.

Keep in mind that for this extension to work you will need to have the YouTube captions on.

To do that just click on the CC button in the lower right corner of the video.

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3. Subtitles Player

subtitles player google extension

Subtitles Player is an effective Google Chrome extension for anyone looking to translate videos in their native language easily and quickly.

The feature that sets this extension apart from others is the audio option that reads back the translated written captions from the YouTube videos.

The feature is useful for users that want to learn a second language through YouTube videos, or who simply want to listen to videos in their native language while doing other stuff on their laptop.

To install Subtitles Player click on the ‘Add to Chrome’ button, next play the YouTube video, and from the extension menu click on the app.

subtitles player google chrome extension

Next, from Text Subtitles, select the language in which you want the video to be translated.

The Voice menu allows users to select the voice in which they wish to listen to videos, and adjust the volume and pitch by dragging sliders in the appropriate fields.

Wrapping Up

A variety of Google Chrome extensions are available for translating YouTube videos to help users better understand the videos they are watching.

Googling “multiple subtitles extensions youtube Google Chrome install” will give you a list of extensions that will help you translate videos into your native language.

In addition, check out the ones we have suggested above and see if some of them will meet your needs.

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