Adding text to your videos in Premiere Pro is very easy.
Use the Type Tool to add text
You can change the font and style of the text in the effect controls
You can adjust the position of the text by using the transform tool
There comes a moment in everyone's life wherein, a friend or a family member asks you whether you can help them edit a video. Mostly, they just need to add text to the video and spruce it up a bit. Adding text to Premiere Pro is quite simple, but how do you make it look attractive? We'll show you how you can do that in Adobe Premiere Pro.
How to add text in Adobe Premiere Pro
Start by importing the video you want to add text to the timeline. Now, follow these steps to create a text layer.
Select the Type Tool which uses the capital letter T on the timeline. And now, click the video in the program monitor to create a graphic layer.
A text box will be created on the video and a graphic layer will appear on the timeline. You can also use shortcut buttons to create a text layer. These are CTRL+T on Windows or CMD+T on Mac.
You can choose the duration of the text layer by just dragging it to the left or right.
How to change text properties in the effect controls
If you want to make your text bold, italicise it, or add other text properties, read on.
Robin John is a video editor at Gadgets 360, who also loves to write about tech and to express his opinion on various aspects of technology. At work Robin is trying his best not to crash Premiere Pro, and once he is done with work, you can find him playing video games, or sports such as football and cricket. He's a geek who still sometimes misses the headphone jack. According to him, physical fingerprint sensor > in-display sensor. Got any feedback/tips? Write to firstname.lastname@example.org