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How To Add Text to a GIF
You can add a layer of text to your image if you use an online tool.If you want, you can always use an online tool to go back and modify your finished video, and this wikiHow will show you how to do that.Since they work the same, they are included in one method.While the methods in these articles were written for using a computer, you can also use a phone or tablet to add text.
Step 1: There is a way to add text to a web browser.
This method works on both computers and mobile devices.If you use this method, you may lose the quality of the GIF.The method breaks the animated GIFs into frames.The easiest and most prominent solution is using EzGif.com.
Step 2: You can choose a file.
This can be seen in the middle of the browser window.There are file types that can be supported up to 35MB.You can paste the URL into the image.If you paste the URL, skip the next step.
Step 3: Click on your file to navigate.
Step 4: Click the button.
If it's an animated GIF, you'll see an overview of the original one, as well as individual frames.
Step 5: You can type the text on the Gif.
If your GIF is animated, you'll be able to create text that appears in two frames instead of the whole thing.You can change the style, alignment, border, and color of each text box.
Step 6: Click it to set it.
You will see a blue button after each frame.This will show up in the final project if you do this for each frame.
Step 7: Click to create a Gif.
This is at the bottom of the project.This could take a few minutes depending on the size of your video.
Step 8: You can save it by clicking the save icon.
The image looks like a floppy disk.Under the preview, you'll find this.Click again if you want to give the edited Gif a name.
Step 9: You can open your image in a program.
You can get a free 7-day trial of Adobe's photoshop if you don't have Photoshop.You can download GIMP for free if you don't have it.The method is recommended because it keeps the quality.Since online tools compress the files as they use them, the quality of your images may be reduced.You can open your file by clicking from the File tab or right-clicking the file in your browser.Make sure the timelines are visible.You can see it if you go to the Window tab.
Step 10: Select the layers you want the text to appear on.
You can do this by clicking to select one layer in the layer panel.As you click layers, you can manually add to the selection.
Step 11: You can use the text tool.
You can find this icon in the tools menu.
Step 12: Click anywhere on the canvas to type.
Since you have the chance to move your text later, placement isn't a big deal.
Step 13: You can add text to the Gif.
The Character panel can be used to change the style, size, and color of the characters.The first icon in the tool menu is the Move tool, which can be used to move text.
Step 14: If you want to add text, repeat selecting layers and adding it.
You can add different text to each frame of the timeline if you want to display animated text.
Step 15: Take the edited file and save it.
You can save the file as a Gif by clicking on the File tab.
Step 16: You can open your picture in a program.
You can get a free trial of Adobe's photoshop if you don't have Photoshop.You can get GIMP for free if you don't have it.There is an app version of GIMP, but it is not available on the App Store.It is recommended that you use this method.There are online tools that may affect the quality of your images.You can open your file by clicking on it.
Step 17: There is a new layer.
You can either click in the Layer tab or press it.
Step 18: You can use the text tool.
There is a capital "T" in the tool menu.The text tool can be found in the tool menu or on your keyboard.
Step 19: To start typing, click the canvas anywhere.
Your text will be blinked where you are.
Step 20: You can type your text.
Step 21: Save the animation.
You can either click or press on the file tab.