Subtitles and translation

How to add subtitles and translate them

Subtitles are only available with Makidoo premium subscription


To add subtitles, you first need to export your video. If you want to know more about how to configure and export a video go to this page.

Once your video is exported, you can add subtitles on it.

Follow those steps :

Generate subtitles (iOS)

  1. Click on the subtitles option in the menu
  2. Choose your language
  3. Click again on the upper right of the screen
  4. Click on « Generate subtitles »
  5. Confirm the language
  6. Confirm your that you understand waiting for a notification when it’s done

Notification if still running the app


Notification when coming back in the app


Generate subtitles (Android)

  1. Click on the subtitles option in the menu
  2. Click on « Generate subtitles »
  3. Choose your language
  4. A message lets you know that you'll receive a notification.



After receiving the notification, you’re almost there


  1. 1.Go back to the subtitles tool
  2. 2.Click again on the upper right corner of your screen
  3. 3.Click again on « Generate subtitles »


The subtitles will automatically appear


Edit subtitles

It is possible that some proper nouns aren’t correctly spelled. By clicking on the points in front of a block of text, you open a menu where it is possible to edit this bloc of text.

In the top panel of this edition zone, you can also set the time when the subtitles appears and disappears in your video.


Export subtitles

To export subtitles, click again on the button on the upper right corner of your screen, then click on « Export »

The exportation process will be the same as it was for the video without subtitles.



This element is only available on iOS

You can automatically translate your subtitles in about 50 languages.

  1. Open the contextual menu with the upper right button
  2. Click on « Translate »  
  3. Chose your language and confirm

The translation is almost instantly done.


The translation is proceeding block of text by block of text. Be careful if a sentence is cut between two blocks, the meaning of this sentence could be wrong when translated. Make sure to look for it !