Text Editing Tips of FilmForth

In this guide, you can learn how to add text to a video as you want. Also, the way to split, set start and end, duplicate, and deleted the text from a video are also introduced.

Follow the steps below to add text to the video/photo you are editing.

Firstly, back to the main menu and click Text, and select the position you want to add text to the video. (Every time you click on the video timeline, the Edit toolbar will show up, no worries, just click on the white arrow to back to the main menu and click Text.)

Choose Add Text. You will see several editing options in the text toolbar. You can edit the text, move the Playhead to set Start/End of the text to the video, duplicate or delete the text.

Add Text to the Video

Add Text to the Video

Click the Edit Text button, a text-editing window will be popped up, in which you can set Preset, Font, Alignment. Meanwhile, click and hold the circles beside the text box to rotate the position or adjust the length of the text. Besides, you can drag the text box to the position you want.

Adjust the Text

Adjust the Text

Text Preset

Choose Preset on the left panel and click the style you prefer and apply to the text.

Choose Text Preset

Choose Text Preset

Set Text Font

Choose the Font on the left panel, then there will pop up Font, Color, Drop Shadow, Stroke, Background options listed on the right.

  1. The Bold, Italic, Underline, and Cross font can be applied to the text by clicking on the symbols.
  2. Enable the Emoji & Symbols feature and select your preferred one for the text.
  3. The text color and size can be set by choosing from the color and size box.
  4. To enable the Drop Shadow will add shadow to the text.
  5. Check the Stoke, the stoke color and size can be applied to the text.
  6. Enable the Background feature and choose your preferred color for the text.
Set Text Font

Set Text Font

Text Alignment

The Alignment of the text can be applied by clicking the Alignment button on the left panel.

There are 6 types you can choose from. Also, set Text Spacing and Line Spacing as you need by input the size you want.

Set Text Alignment

Set Text Alignment

Then, you can set the start and end of the text in the video either by drag the text process bar in the timeline or by the Set Start/End buttons in the navigation column below.

Set Text Start

Move the Playhead to the left timeline of the text. And then click the Set Start to set the text start on the video.

Set Text Start

Set Text Start

Set Text End

Move the Playhead at the text right timeline. And then click the Set End to set the text end on the video.

Set Text End

Set Text End

Split the Text

If you want more text while playing the video, you can also split the text and edit the text as you need.

Tap on the text you added and click the Split button. Then you will see the text was split separately. A new text was added to the below.

Split Text

Split Text

Split can also add new text as you click the Add Text again and edit the content. Then, set the start and end position of the text in the video as you want.

Text Animation

Clicking the Animation button will animate the text of the video.

You can set an entrance, exit, or emphasis to the text if you want to.

FilmForth Text Animation

FilmForth Text Animation

The duration of each text effect is set in one second by default. You can drag the duration bar to renew the duration which can be set from 0.2s to 2s.

Set Animation Duration on FilmForth

Set Animation Duration on FilmForth

Emphasis and Entrance(Exit) are not able to be used at the same time. You can only choose Emphasis or Entrance(Exit) at one text.

Video Tutorial about how to add text to a video with FilmForth

Lastly, click the back icon to save the text for the video.