It's a no-brainer that text plays a vital role in a video today, be it in the form of lower thirds, title cards, subtitles, etc. And sometimes, you may need to add some effects, like the highlighter, to the text to draw the audience's attention to a particular sentence or a word in the video.
Learn how to highlight texts or any other part of your screen and make them stand out in videos.
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How to Highlight Text or Any Object in a Video - Different Ways
The tool we use to highlight text or any other object in a video is FlexClip, a powerful online video editor that can help you highlight text or any other part of your screen in a video in different ways.
With FlexClip, you can use the built-in text highlight templates to quickly highlight a whole sentence in a video, or use some shape elements to highlight certain phrases or words in your text. If you want to highlight any other part of your screen, such as a person in a sports highlights video, here are also great options to go.
Using the Text Template with Highlighter Effect
One of the easy ways to highlight text in your video is by picking the text template with the highlight effect. FlexClip offers specific text templates that have in-built highlighters, and you can use them the way you want in your video.
How to Highlight Text Using Template
FlexClip packs various text effects for you to edit the text in your video. Besides the highlight effect, the brush effect can also work as a highlighter, giving an option for you to highlight your text in a video. No matter what type of brush title effect you use to highlight your text, you have full control over changing size, color, and adding motions.
How to Highlight Text with Brush Effect
To use the text template for a highlighted text in your video with FlexClip, simply go to FlexClip's editing page, upload your video footage from your computer, mobile, other third-party platforms and apply them to the Timeline, then switch to the Text tab on the sidebar to pick the text template you want to make highlight text, enter your words, and finally customize it on the color, size, location, motion, and duration, etc.
Using Shape, Circle, Arrow Elements to Highlight Certain Text or Object
Most times, you may need to highlight certain words or phrases in your text that demands more attention. Then, the most common way to highlight a particular word or certain text in a sentence is to add a background shape or use a circle or arrow to make the text stand out. Just try the ways below to highlight important terms in a line.
To add a shape to highlight a particular word in your video, go to the Elements tab, browse to find your desired shape or search with keywords, add it to the video, adjust the size, color, etc. Lose out the text content that's hidden behind the shape? Don't worry! Just feel free to add some transparency. One thing to be noticed is that you should never forget to adjust the duration of the shape on the timeline to make the shape highlight your text in certain time you need.
How to Highlight Certain Word
Circle and arrow element also is a great way to highlight text or any other project on your screen. If you want to highlight something in your video, such as a person in a sports highlights video, do try the circle and arrow to make it stand out and draw your audience's attention to exactly where you want it to go.
How to Highlight Any Object in a Video
Besides making highlight text in your video, FlexClip can help you add more effect to your text, including typewriter text, wavy text, 3d text, fade text, etc. What's more, it comes with various advanced editing tools helping you edit a video creatively and easily make a video for different social media, like YouTube, TikTok, Instagram, and more.
Have no ideas on how to make or edit a video? Don't worry! FlexClip offers thousands of pre-made templates for you to customize for free and easily make a stunning video in minutes. Then, what are you waiting for? Turn to FlexClip and try it free now!