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How to Add text
credit and subtitle in Window Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker 's Text can be divided into Simple Text ,Bubbles,Intros,Creative,Vlog and the custom.

  • Simple Text  can add begin and the end can act as the beginning and the end of the video,credit ,main title,subtitle and watermaker simple text.

  • Bubbles is a text  bubbles with animated effects.

  • Intros can also be placed at the beginning and the end of the video in order to show the division of labour among panel members and to express gratitude to members.

Step1:select text type


Click  "+" In the dashed wire frame to import your videos.

In the column with text instructions in the middle of the window, click TEXT/CREDIT to find the text type.

  1. Find the text type in the top left column.

  2. Double Click the thumbnail of the text type and previe the text performance.


Step2:Apply to timeline

To put the footage in the video, freeze the screen in the player to the place where the text needs to be inserted. It is worth noting that the blue line on the timeline will be fixed.

Drag and drop the selected caption to the front of the blue line.

You can drag to any position to start your text


Step3:Edit texts

When you place selected on the timeline, change the custom text and edit the text motion and text style with double click the text at the preview windows zone.

 At the top menu bar with eight buttons to take the editing.

  • change the text content.

  • change the text rotation.

  • change the text style, size, and font.

  • change the text color and opacity.

  • change the text border color and width.

  • change text animation.

  • Save the text as the template.

  • Preview the text.


Text editing element:

  1. On the left side of the window is the text motion which contains the move, the zoom, the rotation, the stretch, the fading and the marquee.

  2. The range of Animation Duration could be adjusted in 0.00s ~ 10.00s.

  3. Tips: Select the motion and its animation duration, click “Save as preset “ and name your own text preset, it will be saved in the Custom category in Text/Credit.

  4. The text style comes with the text size, font, angle, color, border, shadow, opacity and so on.


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