How To Add Text/Title In Adobe Premiere Pro

By Apr 26,2017 10:03 am

There are so many interesting things to discuss about Adobe Premiere Pro but today we are going to talk about its ability to create titles. These titles generally include variety of text; for instance, it can be movie title, actor name, crew details or even the informative subtitles. Users can create these titles with different attractive font selections whereas it is also possible to add photos, logos or few other essential graphics as per required customization. If you are new to Adobe Premiere Pro platform then you may need to get some idea about how this text and title creation feature can be used. Don't worry! The article below can provide you complete information.

How to add Text/Titles to a Video in Adobe Premiere Pro:

Users find Premiere Pro as one of the most robust software platform with wide range of font selection options and text styles. You can also animate titles to create unique view. Below are few details about how to add titles and text into media files:

1. Add Titles and Text:

Step 1: First of all you have to drag your desired video file to Premiere Pro timeline.

Step 2: Now go to the title option from top most toolbar and select Titles, a drop down menu will appear from where you need to select Default Still. Users can execute this operation by simply pressing Ctrl + T from their keyboard.

Step 3: New title window will be displayed on your screen. Here you will find details about width, timebase, height, and aspect ratio of video; keep all these details as it is and simply enter name of your project. Finally hit OK.

Step 4: The title tool window will appear on screen with wide collection of title designs. This tools panel assists in easy selection of Type color properties, spatial transform properties, type alignment buttons, and type tool along with font size value, font style fields, font family and the selection tool.

You will also be able to find a miniature monitor on screen that assists to create a preview of all changes. It represents tow concentric rectangles showing action safe area as per the dimensions of outer rectangle and one title safe area as per area considered within inner rectangle. If you follow these dimension guidelines then it will help to keep your titles perfectly placed in final video.

2. Customize Text:

Step 1: Use type tool from software window and then click on the area in which you wish to add frame text. Enter your words into this specified region. In order to create a line break you can press enter.

Step 2: Make some basic adjustments for your added text like customize its size, color, font type and align your text properly on desired field.

Step 3: It is time to use selection tool for making all desired changes to type. Hit the close button that is available on top right corner of screen.

3. Apply Titles and Text:

Step 1: Titles that you have added recently to your video will appear in Project panel. You just need to drag them on video clip that is available on timeline.

Step 2: Preview all the changes and effects. Never forget to adjust text durations as it must create right impact as per your video clip.

Step 3: It is time to apply desired animation effects to your video clip. Note that, users can also prefer to add more than one text overlays on every video clip.

Here are video tutorials that can help you animate your title and text:

Video tutorial on adding an intro title in Premiere Pro

Video tutorial on making animated lower third titles in Premiere Pro

You may also like: Top 10 Free Adobe Premiere Title Templates >>

Adobe Premiere Alternative

In case if you are new to the editing world and find Premiere Pro platform little complicated then it is good to find some useful alternative for your details. Professionals recommend Wondershare Filmora as best user friendly software tool because of its interactive user interface. It allows processing over almost 150 media file formats so you can easily drag any video clip to enjoy customization as per your needs. There are wide range of titles and text options such as lower 3rds, subtitles, credits, ends and openers etc. Hence even beginners can develop impressive video titles or subtitles within seconds. You can also find so many video tutorials online to get started with editing process on Wondershare Filmora.

See how to add text and title to video with Wondershare Filmora:

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