Change the audio language for iTunes Store videos

You can change the language of the audio track in many movies available from the iTunes Store.

Not all movies from the iTunes Store have more than one audio language track, but you can use the steps in this article to see if your movie has more than one audio track and change to a different one.

Store availability and features might vary by country or region.

iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and iPod nano

While watching a movie, tap the speech bubble icon  in the playback menu at the bottom of the screen to open the Audio and Subtitles menu. (If you don't see the menu, tap the screen.) If additional audio languages are available, you can choose a different one.

If you're using your device with AirPlay to stream your movie to an Apple TV, you can change the audio language from the device as you watch.

Mac or PC

While watching a movie, click the speech bubble icon  in the playback controls menu at the bottom of the iTunes window to open the Audio and Subtitles menu. (If you don't see the menu, move your cursor to the bottom of the window.) If additional audio languages are available, you can choose a different one.

If you're using your computer with AirPlay to stream your movie to an Apple TV, you can change the audio language from your computer as you watch.

Apple TV

On Apple TV (4th generation): While watching a movie, swipe down on the Apple TV Remote to open the Info menu, then swipe right and select Audio. If additional audio languages are available, you can choose a different one.

On Apple TV (3rd generation and earlier): While watching a movie, press and hold the Select button on the Apple TV Remote, then go to Audio. If additional audio languages are available, you can choose a different one.

Find audio languages in the iTunes Store

To find out if more than one audio language track is available for a movie in the iTunes Store, follow these steps:

  1. Search for a movie in the iTunes Store, then tap or click on it.
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the movie's product details page and look for the Languages section.

If more than one audio language track is available, you can find them next to Additional.

If a language lists only Subtitles or CC after it, the movie doesn't contain an audio track in that language, only subtitles or closed captioning.

Learn more

TV shows that you buy from the iTunes Store come with only one audio track. You'll see two versions of a TV show available for purchase if an alternate language is available.

Learn how to turn on subtitles or closed captioning on various devices using these steps:

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