Navigating the world of video editing can often feel daunting.

But with Movavi Video Editor's text and title tools, creating professional-looking videos is within your grasp.

This comprehensive guide will walk you through the steps, offering insights and tips to maximize these tools’ potential.

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Getting Started with Text and Title Tools

To kick things off, ensure your Movavi Video Editor is up-to-date.

When you launch the application, explore the user-friendly interface.

Locate the 'Titles' tab.

This is the gateway to a world of text and title tools that add a polished touch to your videos.

Understanding the Basics

Before diving deeper, familiarize yourself with the basic text and title tools in Movavi Video Editor.

You can easily add text, choosing from a plethora of fonts and styles.

Adjust the size, color, and alignment to make your text stand out.

Learning the ropes of these basic features is the first step to mastery.

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How-To: Working with Titles in Movavi Video Editor

Add text to your video

  1. Click the Titles button on the left side of the window to view the titles collection.
  2. Click on a title style to preview it in the player and choose the titles you want to use. To add titles to your favorites, click the heart icon.
  3. Pick a title style and drag it onto the title track of the Timeline. Place it right above the video track, at the time where you want it to appear.
  4. You can link titles to the clips by clicking the link icon on the left side of the title track, ensuring that the titles move with the clip.

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Edit titles

  1. To change the titles' text and design, double-click the title's clip on the Timeline or in the player. A settings panel will appear.
  2. On the Text tab, edit your text, choose the title style, add the outline, and background by selecting these options.
  3. On the Clip tab, modify the duration of the clip and animation speed of a title.
  4. To change the color of the style, switch to the Color tab and select a non-text element of the title in the player.
  5. On the New Preset tab, save the title preset with the adjustments you made, allowing you to use it in other projects.
  6. Click Apply to save the changes.

To change a title's position on the screen, double-click a clip on the Timeline. In the player, a frame will appear around the object.

Drag the frame's corners to resize and drag the object to move it.

To rotate titles, click and drag the top white dot of the frame.

You can move multiple objects simultaneously by selecting them with the mouse cursor or by holding the Ctrl key and clicking the objects with the left mouse button.


Exploring Advanced Features


Movavi’s advanced text tools let you animate your text.

Experiment with different animations to see how they bring your text to life.

Movavi offers a range of presets, but don’t hesitate to customize them to suit your needs.

Backgrounds and Effects

Adding backgrounds and effects to your text and titles enhances your video’s aesthetic appeal.

Explore the rich library of effects in Movavi Video Editor, customizing them to fit your project.

Formatting and Alignment Options

Movavi's text tools offer extensive formatting and alignment options.

Right-align your titles for a modern look, or center-align for a traditional, balanced aesthetic.

Understanding these options will make your projects look even more professional.

Tips and Tricks for Effective Text and Titles

Here's where the fun begins. To truly leverage Movavi's text and title tools:

  • Keep your text concise and clear.
  • Use contrasting colors for text and backgrounds.
  • Experiment with different fonts, but avoid using too many in a single project.
  • Utilize the animation features, but don’t overdo it. Subtlety is key.

Troubleshooting Common Issues

Should you encounter issues, Movavi's robust support community is a click away. Whether it’s a formatting glitch or animation woes, solutions are readily available.

Movavi Text & Titles FAQ

How can I import custom fonts into Movavi Video Editor?

Yes, Movavi allows the import of custom fonts. Ensure they are in a supported format before importing.

How do I animate text in Movavi Video Editor?

Under the 'Titles' tab, select a title style with animation or add animation to static text. The intuitive interface will guide you through the process, allowing you to customize the animation to your liking.

Are there limitations to text length and formatting in Movavi?

While Movavi is flexible, excessively long text might not display correctly. For optimal display and readability, it's recommended to keep your text concise and clear.

Can I add background music to the text slides in Movavi Video Editor?

Absolutely! Movavi Video Editor allows you to seamlessly integrate background music. This feature ensures that your text slides aren't just visually captivating but also audibly engaging. Just make sure the music complements the overall mood and tone of your video.

About the Author

Joseph Nilo has been working professionally in all aspects of audio and video production for over twenty years. His day-to-day work finds him working as a video editor, 2D and 3D motion graphics designer, voiceover artist and audio engineer, and colorist for corporate projects and feature films.

Table of Contents
  1. Getting Started With Text And Title Tools
  2. Understanding The Basics
  3. How-To: Working With Titles In Movavi Video Editor
  4. Add Text To Your Video
  5. Edit Titles
  6. Exploring Advanced Features
  7. Animation
  8. Backgrounds And Effects
  9. Formatting And Alignment Options
  10. Tips And Tricks For Effective Text And Titles
  11. Troubleshooting Common Issues
  12. Movavi Text & Titles FAQ