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Creating Dutch Subtitles: A Comprehensive Guide


Dutch is a language in the Indo-European language family spoken by about 23 million people worldwide. It is the official language of the Netherlands, Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, and Suriname, and is also spoken in Belgium, France, Germany, South Africa, and Canada.

If you’re looking to create subtitles in Dutch, you’re in the right place. In this guide, we’ll explain what subtitles are, how they differ from captions, and the benefits of transcription and creating subtitles in the Dutch language. We’ll also discuss the advantages of using Speak AI’s speech recognition and natural language platform to create Dutch subtitles quickly and easily.

What Are Subtitles?

Subtitles are lines of text that appear at the bottom of a video or movie screen, usually in the same language as the spoken dialogue. They provide a written version of the speech, making it easier for viewers to follow the dialogue and context of the video.

Subtitles are different from captions, which provide both the dialogue and a description of other sounds such as music, laughter, or background noise. Captions are usually used for movies and television programs that are designed to be viewed by people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and are typically displayed in a different color than the subtitle text.

The Benefits of Transcription and Creating Subtitles in Dutch

Creating subtitles in Dutch has many benefits. Transcription and subtitles can help you reach a wider audience, make your videos more accessible, and improve the overall viewing experience. Here are a few of the advantages of creating Dutch subtitles:

Reach a Wider Audience

Creating subtitles in Dutch can help you reach a wider global audience. Dutch is spoken in several countries, including the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, South Africa, and Canada. By creating subtitles in Dutch, you can make your videos accessible to the millions of Dutch speakers around the world.

Improve Accessibility

Subtitles can help make your videos more accessible to viewers who are deaf or hard of hearing. By providing a written version of the dialogue, subtitles can help ensure that everyone can enjoy your videos, regardless of their hearing ability.

Enhance the Viewing Experience

Subtitles can also help improve the overall viewing experience. They can make it easier for viewers to follow the dialogue and context of the video, and can help keep viewers engaged.

Using Speak AI to Create Dutch Subtitles

Speak AI is a powerful speech recognition and natural language platform that makes it easy to create Dutch subtitles. With Speak AI, you can quickly and easily transcribe audio and video files and generate accurate Dutch subtitles.

Speak AI’s speech recognition technology is powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, making it highly accurate and reliable. The platform also features a range of advanced features, such as automatic language detection, customizable timecodes, and support for multiple languages.

Speak AI is trusted by over 70,000 users, including researchers, marketers, and businesses. With Speak AI, you can quickly and easily create Dutch subtitles for your videos, making them accessible to a wider global audience.


Creating subtitles in Dutch can help you reach a wider global audience, make your videos more accessible, and improve the overall viewing experience. Speak AI’s speech recognition and natural language platform makes it easy to generate accurate Dutch subtitles quickly and easily. With over 70,000 users, Speak AI is the perfect solution for researchers, marketers, and businesses looking to create Dutch subtitles.

Step 1: Create a Speak Account

To start your Dutch subtitling, you first need to create a Speak account. No worries, this is super easy to do!

Our team is happy to give you a 7-day trial with 30 minutes of free Dutch audio and video subtitling included.

To sign up for Speak and start your Dutch subtitling, visit the Speak app register page here.

Step 2: Upload your Dutch file(s) for subtitling

We typically recommend MP4s for video or MP3s for audio.

However, we accept a range of audio and video file types. Once you upload your file all you have to do is select "Dutch" from the language dropdown menu to automatically subtitle in Dutch.

You can upload your Dutch file for subtitling in several ways using Speak:

Accepted Dutch Audio File Types

  • Dutch MP3
  • Dutch M4A
  • Dutch WAV
  • Dutch OGG
  • Dutch WEBM
  • Dutch M4P

Accepted Dutch Video File Types

  • Dutch MP4
  • Dutch M4V
  • Dutch WMV
  • Dutch AVI
  • Dutch MOV
  • Dutch FLV

Publicly Available Dutch URLs

You can also upload media to Speak through a publicly available URL.

As long as the file type extension is available at the end of the URL you will have no problem importing your recording for automatic Dutch subtitling and analysis.

Dutch YouTube URLs

Speak is compatible with YouTube videos. All you have to do is copy the URL of the YouTube video (for example,

Speak will automatically find the file, calculate the length, and import the video.

Please make sure you use the full link and not the shortened YouTube snippet. Additionally, make sure you remove the channel name from the URL.

Speak Integrations

As mentioned, Speak also contains a range of integrations for Zoom, Zapier, Vimeo and more that will help you automatically subtitle your media.

This library of integrations continues to grow! Have a request? Feel encouraged to send us a message.

Step 3: Calculate and pay the total automatically

Once you have your Dutch audio or video file ready and load it into Speak, it will automatically calculate the total cost (you get 30 minutes free in the trial - take advantage of it!).

You can pay by subscribing to a personalized plan using our real-time calculator with included minutes.

You can also add a balance or pay for uploads without a plan using your credit card.

Step 4: Wait for Speak to subtitle your Dutch audio or Dutch video

Our automated subtitling software will prepare your Dutch subtitles in as little as a few minutes. Generally, Speak takes about half the audio or video length to produce the subtitles and insights.

Once completed, you will get an email notification that your Dutch subtitles is complete. That email will contain a link back to the file so you can access the interactive media player with the Dutch subtitles, analysis, and export formats ready for you.

Step 5: View and edit your automated Dutch subtitles​

Want to tackle the subtitles edits yourself? All good! Once you receive your automated subtitles you have the option to edit your subtitles at any time.

Easily update speaker names, find and replace, and get your automatic Dutch subtitles up to full accuracy with our intuitive subtitles editing system.

Step 6: Export your Dutch subtitles and share interactive media players

With Speak, you can easily export Dutch subtitles to many formats.

Below is a list of options for exporting your Dutch subtitles in Speak:

  • Export Dutch subtitles to SRTs
  • Export Dutch subtitles to VTTs

A more effective way of sharing subtitles is through a shareable media library that includes the media file, AI insights and interactive subtitles.

There is so much more that you can do with Speak to enrich the value of your media and subtitles.

Never hesitate to send us a message on live chat - we are always here to help!

We talked about Dutch subtitling here, but you may be interested in how to subtitle in other languages instantly and easily with Speak's intuitive subtitling and natural language processing software.

We’ve shared resources below on all the languages Speak can help you subtitle!

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How Much Does It Cost To Subtitle Dutch?

Speak offers highly competitive pricing for Dutch subtitling compared to other subtitling solutions. For a starting user, Speak offers automated Dutch subtitling for only $0.06 USD per minute. That is only $3.6 USD per hour!

We also scale our pricing based on media volume and can offer even bigger discounts to large customers.

So, if you have over 100 hours of Dutch subtitling per month please contact us through live chat and we will set you up with a customized price per minute to make Dutch subtitling even more affordable!

You can learn more about how to subtitle Dutch with Speak and the relevant pricing on the website pricing page and the in-app pricing page.

What Can You Subtitle In Dutch?

  • Subtitle Dutch interviews
  • Subtitle Dutch videos
  • Subtitle Dutch audio
  • Subtitle Dutch earnings calls
  • Subtitle Dutch focus groups
  • Subtitle Dutch meetings
  • Subtitle Dutch phone calls
  • Subtitle Dutch YouTube videos
  • Subtitle Dutch Vimeo videos
  • Subtitle Dutch Zoom recordings
  • Subtitle Dutch Google Meet recordings
  • Subtitle Microsoft Teams recordings
  • Subtitle Dutch podcasts

And so much more!

What Other Languages Can Speak Subtitle?

Speak already has users from over 90 countries and we continuously get requests to subtitle and analyze in different languages.

So, we continuously add more languages to Speak! Here are just some of the growing list of languages that Speak offers:

There are now many more added!

You can see the entire list of languages Speak supports through both the software and APIs.

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