Add Text to GIF

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Add text to your GIFs online

Are you looking to make your GIFs stand out and more fun to watch? Adding text to GIFs is a simple way to do that. Your audience will be more engaged and your content will be shared more than before if you add words that grab your viewers’ attention. In Flixier you can write text for your GIFs quickly and easily. From adding meme text to GIF to creating GIF words, the possibilities are endless in Flixier. Make your GIFs more entertaining with text today.

Add Text to GIF

Add text to GIF fast

With Flixier, adding text to GIFs is as fast as it can get. Click the text element from the left vertical menu to add your text. From there select “Add simple text”. If you change your mind, you can always delete parts of your text or add new ones.

Add creative text to GIFs

To make your text more beautiful, click your text element in the canvas. The Inspector panel will open on the right side of your screen. There you can put text over GIF with various fonts and insert text over GIF in any color. You can make your text bold, italic or underlined and change the color of the stroke.

Edit text on GIF easily

Flixier also works as an online GIF editor that you can easily use to make any changes you want to your GIFs’ text. That means you can edit your text element making it as long or short as you want by trimming or cutting it. Click the text element in the timeline and drag the outer edges to trim it. To cut parts of it, move the playhead (left and right) with your mouse and use the Cut button.

Add text to GIF online

With Flixier, you don’t have to install anything since the whole creative process will happen in your browser. To add text to your GIFs, all you need is a stable internet connection. You can put texts on GIFs online anytime you want.

How to add text to your GIFs

How to add text to your GIFs
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Import your GIF

In Flixier you can choose if you want to import your own GIF or choose an existing one from Giphy. Giphy is already integrated in our app so all you have to do is use the search function to find the perfect GIF for you.

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Add text to your GIF

To add text to your GIFs, access the "Text" tab on the left side of the screen. Then select "Add simple text". You will see a placeholder text added on the video canvas and in the timeline. You can delete those words and add your own. Your text layer will be automatically added to the timeline so you don’t have to worry about losing it once you click out.

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Download your GIF with text

To download your GIF with text made in Flixier, click the export button and choose whether you want to download it to your computer or publish it directly on other platforms. Regardless of the video size, you’ll have your GIF exported in under 3 minutes. 


Why use Flixier to add text to GIF:

Put text over GIF with various fonts

When using Flixier, you have the possibility to choose from over 1000 fonts. To change the font you added to your GIF, click the text element in the canvas and select a font family. To make your text bolder or thinner, change its weight by selecting a font weight.

Put text on GIF of any size

In Flixier, you can also change the size of your text. To make your text larger or smaller, select the text element in the canvas and then select the Size box and insert the size number you want. You can also click the up and down arrows in the size box to make smaller adjustments or drag any of the corners of the text in the canvas.

Add text over GIF in any color

To change the color of your text, click the text element in the canvas. The Inspector panel will open on the right side of the screen. Under the Text style panel you will see the Text color option. Click and drag the circles on the color wheel you see until you’re happy with the color choice. You will see your text color changing on the canvas in real time. 


Put funny text over Giphy memes

Make your Giphy memes even funnier by adding text over them. To find a Giphy meme, choose “Stock” from the left vertical menu and then select “Giphy”. Type relevant words and drag your favorite meme to the timeline. Click the “Text” option and choose “Add simple text”. You’re ready to make your friends laugh.

You can create GIF words online

To create GIF words, write your text and click it on the canvas. Then you will see the Inspector panel on the right side. From there, go to the Text Properties. Click on Transition in and Transition out to add some animated effects to your text. Lastly, export it as a GIF.

Enjoy flexibility using GIFs

With Flixier, you’re not constrained by restrictions and you can add text to your GIF wherever it suits best. You can overlay text on GIF or place it nearby to point out important parts. As you can see, when it comes to adding text to your videos, your imagination is the only limit. You can also add as many GIFs as you want and place them wherever you consider best by dragging them around.

Steve

I’ve been looking for a solution like Flixier for years. Now that my virtual team and I can edit projects together on the cloud with Flixier, it tripled my company’s video output! Super easy to use and unbelievably quick exports.

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Evgeni

My main criteria for an editor was that the interface is familiar and most importantly that the renders were in the cloud and super fast. Flixier more than delivered in both. I've now been using it daily to edit Facebook videos for my 1M follower page.

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I'm so relieved I found Flixier. I have a YouTube channel with over 700k subscribers and Flixier allows me to collaborate seamlessly with my team, they can work from any device at any time plus, renders are cloud powered and super super fast on any computer.

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Frequently asked questions.

If you have any further questions, Get in touch with our friendly team

Can I add animated text to a GIF

Can I add animated text to a GIF

Yes, you can add moving text to a GIF. With Flixier, you have the possibility to make your text animated easily. All you have to do is click your text to open the Inspector panel on the right and then click text properties. Here you can add a transition (in and out).

Do I need to download an app to add text to a GIF?

Do I need to download an app to add text to a GIF?

No, you don’t need to download any app. With Flixier, we’ve made it super-simple. You can add the text you want to your GIF right in your browser.

Can I change the speed of a GIF?

Can I change the speed of a GIF?

Yes, you can. In Flixier you can make your GIFs slower or faster depending on your purpose. To change the speed, click the GIF you added to the timeline. Next, look at the Inspector panel on the right and click the Video speed dropdown menu. From there you can choose a video speed or drag the toggle left and right for more personalized options.

Can I change the speed of a GIF?

Can I change the speed of a GIF?

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