Add text to video
Add text to videos in seconds for free! Overlay text on your videos to describe, inform and engage. Use custom fonts, size, and colors to match your video and tone.
Add text to videos
Overlay videos with stylish and engaging text
Easily add text to your videos for free to help explain, draw attention and drive engagement. Enhance your video with text overlays at any section of your video, including video intro titles, text callouts, captions, ending credits, and more.
Enhance your video with text styles and animations.
Effortlessly personalize your video text to compliment your branding and creative styling. Adjust text style and background for visual appeal and use animations to help capture attention.
How to add text to a video
Type Your Text
From the video timeline, click Tools > Overlay > Text. Place your cursor in the text box and add your text.
Stylize & Customize
Choose your fonts, alignment, size, colors, and more. Select how your text transitions into and out of your video.
Create video titles
Create video titles with text overlays to capture attention and provide context to video content.
Utilize text overlays to help explain crucial information within your video, or provide context during transitions between sections.
Ramp up your video’s appeal with special effects for text. Use transitions to animate your text overlays, and create a creative, engaging story.
Match your video with stylized fonts and colors.
Make sure your video text conveys the right tone and style. Adjust text style, including color, size, font, bold, italics, underline, strikeout, and highlight to help capture attention. Set the background color, shape, and shadow behind for visual appeal or to match brand guidelines. Save time and reuse style settings for text overlays.
Capture attention with text animations.
Ramp up your video’s appeal with special effects for text. Choose from a wide variety of transition options to animate your text overlays and create a creative, engaging story.
Enhance your videos with text overlays
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