Adding the titles/text to video is a great way to explain the people about a certain clip in the video. With the Windows 10 being used mostly by the users, let’s know how to add titles/text to video on Photos in Windows 10. It is not a difficult task to add text to the video if you can find the right app. And yes, you can add titles/text to video on Photos in windows 10 with a few easy steps that you might not have known but after reading out here, you definitely can.
Part 1: How to Add Titles/Text to Video on Photos in Windows 10
Do you wish to add titles/text to video on Photos in Windows 10 for your video projects? You may not get several options for video editing in spite of some powerful addition of application in Microsoft Store. But, the Windows 10 Photos app feature offers an add-on for creating video from your phone’s media. Let’s learn how to add titles/text to video on Photos in Windows 10.
Firstly, divide your videos into sections. Add section titles to the background video or image. Use relevant image for each section and add a section header. If you do not have any relevant image, search from the web by clicking on add Photos/videos.
Select licensed images from the preset categories and always use it by adding credits to the image and click Insert to add it to the video project
You may also add the image from the project library to the storyboard if you cannot find the image in the preset categories
Resize the image if black parts appear by clicking on resize and then, remove black parts
To add titles/text to video on Photos in Windows 10 that perfectly match the background, type out the title in the text box at the top right corner
Select the best-animated text fonts to suit the background. There are different layouts for each of the font style. Preview the animation by using Playback Control. If the text is not animating, you may try to increase the duration to 3-4 seconds that works well
For addition of credits, try to use the Classic text style. Put each of the credits in a new line and do give credits to yourself as well
Part 2: How to Make Text Move in Windows 10 Photos App
The Photos app in Windows 10 is even easier than the old Windows Movie Maker. You do not need a sharp learning curve for using this app and any beginner can use it with ease and comfort. The Photos app has an anchoring system along with the text tool that makes the text move with the video images. Here’s how you can make the text move in Windows 10 Photos app-
Open the Photos app
At the top, you can find “Create” option in blue color and choose it. From the drop-down menu, select the custom video with the music option. At the top right corner of the video, check the box you wish to edit
Click on Add and drag the video to the timeline below. Go to the effects menu and click 3D effects
On the right, find the effects sidebar and select any effect that you find suitable for your video text
Some of the effects might not have the option to move or anchor but if you choose the one that does allow moving of texts, you get an option to attach once you select it
Pin the slider in Attach to a point at the On position
To add the 3D moving image, drag the blue anchor to the object you’d like to attach and wait as it process
To increase or decrease the length of animation time, adjust the slider
Start experiment by rotating the wheels, dragging the handles to resize, and anchoring for linking up the animation at different points within the video
To add titles/text to video on Photos in Windows 10 and to make the text move with the Windows 10 Photos app, follow the above steps and get going easily. The steps are really simple and you just need to understand and apply the steps for successfully adding texts to your videos.
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