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How to add motion titles

Liza Brown
Liza Brown Originally published Aug 11, 22, updated Nov 27, 23

Do you want to make your videos eye-catching instantly? Looking for some cool title animations to make your texts stand out? You should definitely opt for motion title templates that are widely available in popular video editors. Motion title templates come preloaded with animated texts, engaging graphic elements, and even background effects.

You can add them directly to your video and customize them as per you requirements so that your video looks exactly the way you desire. Different video editors have different motion titles, and therefore, you should check them out one by one to find out the templates you are looking for. We will illustrate title motion graphics in all the leading video editors.

In this article
  1. Part 1. Add Motion Title with Filmora
  2. Part 2. Add Motion Title with Premiere Pro
  3. Part 3. Make motion title with Studio
  4. Part 4. Add Motion Title with WeVideo

Part 1. Add Motion Title with Filmora

The easiest way to add motion title to your video on your computer is through Wondershare Filmora. Filmora is a professional video editor that is available for Windows and Mac users. Filmora has the best collection of motion title templates, and the user interface is super intuitive and anyone can use without any prior experience. Here are the steps to add motion title with Filmora.

Step1Install and launch Wondershare Filmora on your computer. Click on New Project option on the welcome screen or go to File menu and click on New Project option.

install and launch filmora

Step2Go to File menu and Import Media option to import your video file. Otherwise, you can simply drop the video file into Project Media folder.

Step3Drag the video file from Project Media folder and drop it into the Timeline.

drop video file into timeline

Step4Go to Titles at the top and go to the left panel. You can different categories of motion title templates. Select any desired text effect and drop into the Timeline above the video layer wherever you want.

select motion template filmora

Step5Double clicking on the text layer on Timeline to edit the text and change the styles. Under Preset tab, you can change font, size, and color. Finally, click on OK button to save the edits done.

edit motion title filmora

Part 2. Add Motion Title with Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro is a renowned video editor that is mostly used by professionals to edit videos and add effects and animations. Even though Premiere Pro has a steep learning curve, you can create motion title in simple steps. You can write any text on the video and select from different effects and animations to create motion title graphics. Here are the steps to add title motion graphics Premiere Pro free.

Step1Launch Premiere Pro and go to New> Project option. Import the video file and drop it into Timeline.

new project premiere pro

Step2Go to Title> New Title> Default Still option and follow the on-screen instructions.

default still new title

Step3You will see different types of title styles and designs to choose from as you feel.

choose title assets premiere

Step4Click on Type Tool option and click on the area on the video where you want the text to appear. You can customize them from the right panel from Title Styles, Title Properties, Tools and Title Actions.

apply motion title premiere

Step5To add motion to the title, click on Effects Control window. Click on any desired animation and turn to Stopwatch icon to apply the effect to the text. There is a dedicated Motion option available.

edit motion title premiere

Part 3. Make motion title with Studio

Studio is a popular video editing software where you can not only apply motion title presets but also create motion title presets from scratch. The reason why video editors choose Studio is because it allows users to customize everything and create different templates and animations for personalization. Here are the steps to create title motion graphics in Studio as per your requirements.

Step1Launch Studio. Import your video file, and you can import single frames such as images from a live video for stop motion titles. Once you have imported, go to the header bar above the Timeline. Click on Create Title option to open Title Editor to create title motion.

create title pinnacle studio

Step2Add your preferred text under Title Editor and adjust font, size, and style as you feel. Go to the right side to make changes to Look, Background, and Stereoscopic Settings to get the perfect text style from the wide range of choices available.

add text title pinnacle studio

Step3Click on Motion option at the top to add motion to the text. Choose from the different motion title templates as per your preference.

motion title pinnacle studio

Step4You can adjust the duration of the motion effect from the right panel and click on Ok button.

adjust motion duration pinnacle studio

Part 4. Add Motion Title with WeVideo

WeVideo is a popular online video editor that you can use to add title motion graphics Premiere Pro free. You can find many motion titles on WeVideo for free like you get in Premiere Pro and there are many exclusive motion text templates available. You need to create a free account with WeVideo to get started. You can create your video from scratch by selecting from the available video templates. You can even import your recorded video and add motion texts and animations as per your preference. Here are the steps to add motion title with WeVideo.

Step1Open your web browser and visit “”. Click on Try For Free button. Sign up for free and go to WeVideo video editor.

try wevideo free

Step2Click on Create New button and select Video option. Click on Full-featured editor option.

full featured editor wevideo

Step3Drag and drop your video file into My Media folder and bring it to Timeline.

drop video timeline wevideo

Step4Go to Text tab and you will see all the motion animated titles under Titles section. Click on them to check out their previews in Viewer. If you have selected anyone, drag and drop it into Timeline.

choose text wevideo

Step5Adjust the position where you want the title to appear on the video and stretch the duration as required. Double-click on the title to edit and customize it as per your preference. Finally, click on Save Changes button.

properties in wevideo

The Bottom Line

Motion titles are extremely important for any video because they bring in a variety to your video. They make the video eye-catching and help in getting the message across by grabbing the attention of the viewers. We have illustrated how to add motion titles Premiere Pro and Studio. You can also use WeVideo online video editor. We recommend Wondershare Filmora for its extensive collection of motion title templates to choose from and apply to your text.

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Liza Brown
Liza Brown Nov 27, 23
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