Use Texts and Intro/Credit

Wondershare Filmora for Mac lets you easily and quickly create beautiful-looking titles, complete with special effects. You can add captions as well as Intro and credit.

Add text

There are various text presets in the Text Library for you to add animated titles. You can also save custom presets.

To add a preset text to your project

Go to the Text Library, choose an effect, and drag and drop your effect into the Timeline. You could also right click on the text effect and choose "Apply".

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You can have up to 5 text tracks. To add text tracks, click the Track Manager icon in the upper left corner of your timeline and then enter how many tracks you want.

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To save your text to Favorite

Right click a title clip in the Library and click "Add to Favorites". You can access later in the Library by choosing Favorites category.

To delete text

Right click on the clip on the Text Track in the timeline and choose "Delete".

Personalize Text and Add Animation

You can format your text by changing the font, color, or placing it to a new position on Wondershare Filmora for Mac . Superimpose your text on a solid or gradient shape to make it stand out. You can also define how long a title clip appears by adjusting the title clip duration.

To enter text

Double click the clip on the Text Track to activate Title Inspector and enter the text in the blank area. Then modify the properties of the title clip by using the different options such as font, typeface, size, style, alignment, color and more.

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To apply preset

Go to the Preset tab of inspector dialog box and click a thumbnail to apply the effect.

To customize text

The Customize tab contains four options: Fill, Border, Shadow and Background.

Fill: You can tick the Fill option and you can choose from "Color Fill", "Image Fill" and "Gradient".

  • "Color Fill": Pick the color swatch to set the background color.
  • "Image Fill": Choose from the built-in images or clickimage fill to load your own image.
  • "Gradient Fill": Set the start and end color and click an arrow button to set the direction.

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Tip: You can drag the slide below to set the Blur and Opacity value.

Border/Shadow/Background:

Choose the respective options and change the attributes using the dialog box.

To apply animation

Go to the Animation tab. Browse and double click a specific preset animation to apply.

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Tip: To reset the settings, click the Reset button.

To change text position in the Preview Window

In the Preview Window, a blue frame appears around the text. You can click and drag it to the position you want.

To adjust the duration of text clips

On the Timeline, drag the edges of the clip.

Save custom text as preset

To save your customized text as presets, please follow below steps.

1.After you apply the text to the timeline, double click it.

2.Press Save as Preset at the bottom after you finish the customization, give it a name, press Save button.

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3.The template will be saved in the folder named CUSTOM under Text tap. You can drag it to all the projects for direct use.

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