How to Add Subtitles and Captions to Videos

on

After you have completed editing your video, it’s time to add some subtitles and captions to make it more appealing and accessible for all people. Permanent subtitles and captions make videos more attractive. It not only helps people to engage more with the videos but also helps people with low vision and hearing impairment to enjoy the video at full length.

As 85 per cent of the Facebook video is watched without sound and videos with subtitles perform an average of 12 per cent longer than un-captioned videos, it’s more required than never to makes some tweaks to your script and have your videos silent-proof.

You can add the following types of texts to make your video more compelling to view.

Emoji Embedded Subtitles

A video compilation of funny cat videos may not require full-length subtitles speaking for all its characters. While an emoji embedded subtitle that spans the entire video with a catchy caption is enough to catch people’s attention.

Highlighted Texts

Highlighted texts that easily summarize the content can make people more interested in the video you created. At regular instants of the video, makes some relevant and thought-provoking text to makes the viewers more interested in the video content. This makes people watch more. Moreover, highlighted texts with relevant content have more shares and this, in turn, helps you to diversify your video content to a more wider audience.

1111

Well, now let’s dive into how to add some subtitles to make your video speak for itself.

Since the subtitles and highlighted text can act as guides to make the viewer engage more, it increases the completion rates of the videos than videos that don’t come with subtitles or any highlighted texts.

For creating videos with catchy subtitles and highlighted texts, you can use Typito Online Video Editor. All you need to do is upload your video in our online video editor and click edit.

typito video editor

  • Click the edit button, a video editor will be loaded on to your browser with a bunch of video editing tools.
  • From the far left you can click “ TEXT” and under the “Simple” category you will get the “ Add the Subtitle” option.

3

  • Click the “ Add a Subtitle” option and you get a box with some tools in the video editor section.
  • Click the box named “ Add a Subtitle” and type in some relevant texts.

Typito video editor - yoga at beach

  • You can control the appearance, colour and text font of your subtitle and adjust the length up to which the subtitle should be visible in the video by using the timeline editor.

Choose from the Best Caption Templates

You can edit the time frame to adjust the extent up to which the subtitles are visible on the entire video. You can also browse through a plethora of captions.

captions

  • Select a caption style that could match with your video and click “Save”.

captionselected

  • The caption will appear in the “SAVED” section under the “TEXT” category at the far left of the video editor. You can easily use the caption into the current video you are editing.

Now, if you want to add text and highlight it, you can read – How to Highlight Text on Videos like a PRO. We have also put up a video tutorial for you that easily explains how to highlight text on video. Well, now, you have successfully learned how to add subtitles and captions to videos and make it more engaging and worth sharing in social media and other popular platforms to amass likes and followers. Happy Creating!!!

You might also find these articles useful:

Why We Are Building Typito
Monthly Pricing Plans on Typito
How Typito Helped a DIY Video Creator to Boost Engagement by 5X
Why and How to add Emojis on Videos - 3 Step Guide