Adding subtitles to a video can be a lot more useful than most people realize. Not only will it help to provide an alternative to the voiceover in the video, but it will also make it look more professional.
In fact, considering that many people watch online videos on mute nowadays, it is more important than ever to add subtitles to videos that you want to publish on your website or social media.
While there are many ways that you can go about adding subtitles to a video, none are as easy or versatile as if you use Movavi Video Editor. Not only will it let you add subtitles quickly and easily, but it will give you full control over their position, how long they appear, style, and so on.
In short, using Movavi Video Editor will let you not just add subtitles – but make them look impressive too.
How to Add Subtitles to a Video
If you’d like to learn exactly how to add subtitles to a video, go ahead and launch Movavi Video Editor and select the ‘Create a project in full feature mode’ option. Next click on the ‘Add Media Files’ button and select the video that you want to edit, or drag and drop the file into the ‘Timeline’.
To start adding subtitles, open up the ‘Titles’ tab on the left and browse through the various types of styles that are available. If you’d like to preview one of the styles you can just click on it and it will appear in Movavi Video Editor’s ‘Preview’ window.
After you decide on a style, drag it down to the ‘Timeline’ and position it at the point where you’d like the subtitles to appear. Next, double-click the title in the ‘Timeline’ and double-click the sample text in the ‘Preview’ window to type in the text for the subtitle itself. If you want you can reposition the frame in the ‘Preview’ window as well so that it is suitable.
To control the appearance of the subtitle and its style, you can click on the ‘Clip Properties’, ‘Font Properties’ or ‘Color Properties’ icons that are located above Movavi Video Editor’s ‘Preview’ window. Each will let you adjust the appearance of your subtitles according to your needs, and when you’re satisfied you can click ‘Apply’ to finalize the changes.
All you need to do to add the rest of the subtitles to your video is to repeat the steps listed above. Keep in mind you can also use Movavi Video Editor’s other features to cut and join video segments, apply special effects and filters, add audio tracks, enhance the video quality, and improve your video in other ways.
Because of how versatile Movavi Video Editor is, you can get creative and come up with subtitles that truly stand out and accentuate your video. That, coupled with its other features, will let you create truly impressive video content that is able to capture the attention of viewers much more effectively.