How to insert or add text and text to TikTok videos while recording

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How to insert or add text and text to TikTok videos while recording

This option of inserting texts allows the person being recorded not to speak, but to write the text for them. Therefore, adding other elements like music makes these videos with subtitles very popular and hilarious too.

To become pro when it comes to editing our TikTok videos, we can use the same app or other tools. As for doing it from TikTok's features, this option is called "Temporary text" and then we will explain how to use it:



Enter temporary text on TikTok

The first thing you need to do is download TikTok and once done, open the app and click on the plus symbol (+). Then you will have to press the red button located at the bottom of the screen to start a video, whatever you want.

The next thing is that at the end of the video you will see some options to edit it and the one that we are interested in the one symbolized by “Aa”. This is the one for the text and where you can choose a font and size, as well as its color.

You also have at your disposal to place the text in video in the middle, left or right screen. After making sure it has been corrected where and how you like it, click where it says "Done". And if you want the text to appear at a certain time or at the beginning and end of the video, you can too.

Once done, you can press the text for a few seconds and you will get the option "Set duration". And then choose the times via a bar that will appear on the screen and when you are done, click on the white check mark.



And if when it comes to making videos on TikTok you have a problem trying to record, you can easily fix it and keep making your fabulous videos.

Use of other tools

If you prefer to use other applications for edit your videos and add more varied elements, use external programs.

Many contain free basic elements and those that serve to make a very funny video at no additional cost. Among the external tools to add texts are Video Star, KineMaster and Fuminate, are the best known apps.

You just have to record a video on TikTok and save it in your gallery, then open it from one of these applications for create a great video. On the other hand, if you don't want to install any other applications, you can also use some websites for editing purposes.


Among those quantities of websites, it is worth mentioning TikTok Fonts Generator and Fontalic, with these you can integrate emojis and various descriptions into your videos.

Learn about adding text to TikTok videos

Surely you have noticed that many members gain tremendous popularity with their videos posted on TikTok. These have their own secrets or tricks when it comes to adding elements to your featured creations for grab the attention of many followers.


For example, a fact about the amount of text is that it shouldn't be more than three lines as it can be tiring. And if there are three, place them on the left side of the screen, since it is the side from which the brain gets used to reading.

Learning these tricks and others to get more followers is very helpful in becoming very famous and professional on tiktok.

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