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How to Add Text in Filmora

Add text in filmora
Published 22 March 2021

Last updated on 5 April 2021

Filmora is made by Wondershare and it is one of the 5 best video editing software of 2021. Wandershare themselves target Filmora at the entry-level video editor market. Making this software ideal for people who just started to learn the craft of video editing. This tool simplifies the video editing techniques, with the push of a few buttons and with the help of FIlmora anyone can easily become a video editor. Inside this software, there are many easy-to-use presets and templates, for example, if you want to add text in Filmora, there are so many presets and animated templates you can use!

In this article, I will talk about all the different types of animated Titles, how to use them, and most importantly, how to modify them in order to fit your needs!

Filmora Titles

Oppener titles in filmora

There is an entire section dedicated to Titles inside Filmora, there are so many different types and styles of text animations, it is almost impossible to not find what you need, fast and easy.

You can find presets for openers, titles, lower 3rds, subtitles, end credits, plain text, callout animations, and many more! You just have to use your imaginations and creativity, FIlmora will not disappoint!

Ok, we saw that there is a lot of fun stuff here, but how do we use them? It is very simple, you just have to follow these simple steps:

Step 1 – Decide on your style of text

Your first step will be to decide what type of text do you want to insert, it may be a subtitle or an opener title.

Step 2 – Add text layer to timeline

After you decided on the type of text, choose one from the Filmora Library and drag it over your timeline. By doing this you will create a layer inside your timeline with that type of title.

Add text in filmora

Step 3 – Customize your titles

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Double click the newly created layer and the top left corner window will change. Here you will be able to change the text, the font, or the size of the font, the alignment of the text, you can rotate your text, scale it, or reposition it.

Filmora is also offering you some letter presets so you can easily customize the look of your titles. You can access these presets on the left side of the screen, just double-click on any of them and it will automatically update in your video.

Here you can also find some really nice animation presets, just press on the animation tab and discover them! Just like the presets, you can access the animations by double-clicking them and they will apply automatically.

Animation presets in filmora

Cool, now you know how to add text over your video in Filmora! Use this information to create wonderful videos with help from Wondershare Filmora! Of course, this is a basic tutorial on how to add text to your video, but you can also check out more tutorials on Filmora, and learn everything there is to know about it!

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After spending 6 years in the post-production studio, Mihai decided to share his insights on video editing and computers.