Why Should You Add Text to Video?

Adding text to a GIF can enhance its impact and convey a message more effectively. It can provide context, emphasize important aspects, add humor, and promote branding. Captions can make the GIF more accessible, while funny or witty text can turn it into a viral sensation. Overall, adding text to a GIF can make it more engaging, informative, and memorable.

Add Text to GIF with Ssemble

Ssemble is an online video editor that makes it simple to add text to GIFs. You can make your text stick out by using a variety of fonts, sizes, and colors in Ssemble. You can also change the position, timing, and duration of the text to mirror the motion of the GIF. The user-friendly interface of Ssemble, as well as its extensive collection of GIFs and images, make it simple to create professional-looking content that is sure to catch attention. Ssemble makes it simple to personalize your GIFs and take your content to the next level, whether you’re adding captions, emphasizing a point, or adding humor.

How to Add Text to GIF

Add Text to GIF Tutorial Step 1

Import videos to the timeline

To begin editing your videos, select the desired files in the “Upload” menu. Alternatively, you may use the Google Drive plugin, or any other cloud storage plugins you use, to access your files directly from your preferred storage location. This enables a seamless editing process.

Add Text to GIF Tutorial Step 2

Add Text
Click Text menu > Click Add Title (or Subtitle, Paragraph)

Add Text to GIF Tutorial Step 3

Edit Text
On the left panel, you can modify its position, size, width, rotation, font family, font size, colors, and much more.


Ssemble 1 minute Tutorial


To add text to your GIF, simply select the GIF in the editor and click on the "Text" tab. From there, you can choose your font, size, and color, and then type in your text. You can adjust the position and duration of the text by dragging it to the desired location and adjusting the timing in the timeline.

Yes, Ssemble is a non-destructive editor, which means that it does not modify the original file. When you export your edited GIF, Ssemble creates a new file with the changes you made.

Yes, you can add multiple text layers to a GIF in Ssemble. Each layer can have its own font, size, color, and animation.

To export your edited GIF from Ssemble, simply click on the "Export" button and choose the file format, resolution, and quality settings. You can also choose to save your file to your computer, Google Drive, or Dropbox.

Yes, you can edit the duration of your GIF in Ssemble by adjusting the timeline. Simply drag the start and end markers to adjust the duration of your GIF.

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