Add Annotations

In this section you will learn how to add annotations to your videos with Filmora scrn for Mac.

1. How do I add annotations?

Import an image or video clip into the media library of Filmora scrn for Mac. Drag and drop the media into your timeline.

Go to the Annotations tab. There are several different types of annotations, including arrows, lines, shapes, text, and elements. Some shape effects allow you to add text, but for others you will need to add a separate text effect.

Select an annotation effect, and then click on the plus icon to add it to your video.

2. How can I customize annotation effects (resize, reposition, rotate, add texts, change color etc.)?

To resize or rotate an annotation effect, go to the video properties menu on the right of your screen. You can drag the scale slider bar to resize it, or change the rotation degree to rotate it.

To add text annotations, you can choose to add a Text effect, or select any annotation that includes text:

To adjust the color of an annotation, go to the video properties interface on the right of your screen and switch to the Annotations tab (the speech bubble icon).

Here you can adjust colors, fonts, font sizes, alignments etc.

3. Copying and pasting annotation effects

Right click on the annotation in the timeline and select Copy, and then paste it to where you want the effect to appear.

4. How to remove an annotation?

To remove an annotation select it on the timeline or in the preview window, right click on it, and choose Delete.

5. How to change the duration of an annotation?

To change the duration of an annotation, drag the left or right edge of the annotation on your timeline.