Putting a video inside texts is a professional way to touch up your video and emphasize the textual information. You can see videos playing inside texts in travel vlogs, movie trailers, ads, and more.
The technology behind the video in text effect is masking. The texts are transparent, but the areas out of the texts are usually solid background. When the video and the text are overlapped together, you can see the video playing inside the text.
In the following parts, we will show you how to add video inside text with three video editing tools. They are Adobe Premiere Pro, CapCut, and FlexClip respectively. Check them out!
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How to Put a Video Inside Texts with Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe Premiere Pro is one of the most professional video editors that enables you to achieve all sorts of effects, including adding a video to text. The results with Adobe Premiere Pro are always stunning.
Before getting started, here are a few things you need to know. First, don’t use Premiere Pro if you are totally new. Premiere Pro is a software for professionals, and it can be hard to use for video editing beginners. Secondly, Premiere Pro is costly. It won’t be a bargain if you are a one-time user.
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How to Put a Video Inside Texts with CapCut
CapCut is developed for BiteDance to encourage people to create more videos for TikTok. It first works on mobile devices, but now you can also use CapCut on your computer.
We recommend CapCut for two reasons. To begin with, CapCut is a totally free software that works on all platforms. You don’t need to pay to use any tools. Besides that, you can use lots of video-in-text templates directly. No need to do edits yourself. Just replace with your resources and make the template yours.
There is one shortcoming that might bother you. You need to create a transparent text overlay manually. That means extra operations. Yet, even beginners can catch up with those steps easily. Check the following steps below.
Launch CapCut, create a new project.
Create a New Project
Instead of uploading a video clip from a local folder, go to Library. Choose a white or black background. Apply to the timeline, and then adjust its length.
Click on Text in the Menu bar. Pick a style, font you like. Please don’t pick a text with animation. After adding the text, turn the text color to green. Export the text video.
Create a Text Video
Drag the text video and the a video clip to the timeline at the same time.
Select the text video. Go to Callout > Chroma Key. Tick the box in front of the Chroma Key, CapCut will ask you to pick a color. Pick the text color, which is green. Adjust Strength and Shadow to at least 50 so the video looks best. Now, the video is perfectly put below the text.
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How to Put a Video Inside Texts with FlexClip
FlexClip’s video editor enables you to put a video inside texts completely online. You don’t have to install or register to access all editing tools. Select the alphabet you need, change their size and position, and then add a video inside the text box. FlexClip also provides lots of elegant video templates. Take them away and start editing directly.
Every coin has two sides. The biggest shortcoming is that FlexClip doesn’t allow you to change the text font. Click on the Create a Video button now to get started. You can also browse more templates to get more inspiration.
By default, you will be greeted with a 3-second pure black video clip. Adjust its length. You can change the background color by clicking on the Background Color icon, or choose a background video from the stock library.
Add Background to Video
Go to Elements > Mask & Frame. Scroll all the way down and you will see the alphabet. Move any letter to the video.`
Add Alphabets to Video
Go to the Media section. Choose a photo from a local folder or cloud services and then upload. Drag the video to the letter and move to a desired position.
Drag a Video to the Alphabets
It is not that hard to put text above a video with Premiere Pro. You only need 4 steps to complete the whole process. Other tools like CapCut, FlexClip can also help you place a video inside texts. If you find this post helpful, please do share with others.
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