Add Text/Titles to Video - How to Do it Easily and Quickly

Add Text/Titles to Video - How to Do it Easily and Quickly

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By Elva | Jan 26,2018 16:42 pm

Why Add Text/Titles to Videos?

Adding titles to videos is a great way to help people know the story of the scene. Everybody thinks differently. If you want people to undertand you fully, you should explain it yourself. Actually, adding text/titles to videos is just as easy as you're typing on a doc if you find a right video editing tool for help. I'm going to tells you how to add titles and text to videos via the following 3 ways.

Part 1. Add Text to Video Using Filmora Video Editor

Filmora Video Editor is quite a great tool to add titles and text to videos. First, it is very easy to learn and easy to use. Only in 5 minutes or less, you'll know how to do it by yourself via this software. Second, there are more than 130 types of texts and titles available for you to choose from. You can adjust the font and color. Besides, it offers you all the tools you need to create a nice video: trimming, cropping, splitting, merging and a variety of effects: filters, overlays, transtions, motion graphics, split screen, and so on.

  • Various special effects including split screen, green screen, and face-off features are also available.
  • It has over 300 video effects that allows you to be more creative using themes on love, the internet and pets
  • Great-looking animated titles can make your video stunning and special.
  • It includes advanced editing power to Mac users with reverse playback, video stabilizer and pan and zoom features.

How to Add Text to Video with Filmora Video Editor

Step 1.

This will be your first step once you have launched the program. If the program is not pre-installed, install it first. Then click "Import Media" or even drag and drop the files to add.

Step 2.

After importing your videos to this program, you can drag and drop them to the timeline for editing.

Step 3.

In this step, click the "T" icon to select one and add it to the timeline.

Step 4.

Double -click on the text file on the timeline, it will pop up window for you to choose the font and color for the text. After that, you can hit "OK".

Step 5.

At last, please click the "Export" button to save your video after adding texts.

Part 2. How to Add Title to Video with Avidemux

You can enjoy using Avidemux for any free editing tasks. It has support for a variety of file formats like MP4, AVI and ASF thus you have nothing to worry about compatibility. It allows for the automation of projects and you can use it on different platforms like Mac OS X and Linux.

Step 1: Begin by coming up with a text file that has all the titles you want to add to your video.

Step 2: Proceed to the menu bar of your video and choose "filters".

Step 3: The filter manager will open then you choose "subtitles" before clicking on "subtitler" filter.

Step 4: Locate the "add" icon to click and add the subtitle before configuring.

Step 5: The last step will be saving all changes made to the file.

Part 3. Add Text to a Video in Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker is one of the best and highly effective software programs that you can come across to help edit your files with ease. You can add as well as edit audio files, share your videos online, add themes for your edited videos on top of importing and editing videos and slide shows.

Step 1: Click the precise section of the video where to add text.

Step 2: Then click "tools" followed by "titles and credits".

Step 3: You will see a box named "enter text for title" where you should type the entire text to add to your video.

Step 4: It is possible to change animation, color and font of your text before applying.

Step 5: Finally, click on the "add title" icon to complete the process.

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