How to Make a Watermark on CapCut App

If you want to add a touch of personalization or if you want to protect the video authority without copyright issues adding a watermark is a brilliant way. A watermark in your videos is just like a signature. This indeed is a handy and powerful tool you can use to make your video personalized and protected. Adding a watermark lets you promote your brand by displaying the brand logos or name. This also helps you to prevent copyright violations by avoiding any illegal distribution of your creations. CapCut video editor makes watermark addition a very simple and a relaxed process. Thus, this article aims to cover everything about making a watermark using the CapCut App.

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Mainly you can use two methods to add a watermark to your videos using the CapCut App. They are using text as a watermark or using an image or a logo as a watermark. You can choose one method as per your wish and the purpose.

Method 1: Using a Text as a Watermark

If you want to add text as a watermark to your videos then you can follow this simple guidance. You can add the name of the creator, brand name, date, or any other text to make your video unique and protected.

Adding Text

  1. First, you have to add text to your video. For that, open CapCut and create a new project. You can see the option bar below the editing timeline.
  2. Select the option ‘Text’ from the list.
  3. Then select the ‘Add text’ tool. You can see the added text layer.
  4. Type the text you want.

Customizing Your Text

  1. After that start with the text customization.
  2. CapCut offers various text customization features.
  3. You can change the font and text style, or you can add text effects, animations, and bubble
  4. If you like you can use text presets and also you can save the customized text as a preset for easy access.

Positioning and Fading

  1. After the customization process completes you can position the text as you want.
  2. This is also a very easy task as CapCut supports pinch gestures. This feature smooths the resizing and the text positioning.
  3. You can position your text to use as a watermark without hiding important contents included in the video.

Optional: Adjusting Opacity

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  1. You can try adjusting the opacity of the text to add a subtle effect.
  2. If you want to adjust the opacity just head to the ‘Style’ tool in the text editing options.
  3. There you can see a sliding bar to adjust the opacity of the text.
  4. Take the slide to the point you wish and adjust the opacity of the text.

Method 2: Using an Image or Logo as a Watermark

Adding an image or a logo as a watermark is a common way to make the video personalized and unique. This image or logo addition is a simpler and easier course with the CapCut app.

Adding an Image

  1. You have to start by adding an image. For this, you can get the use of the ‘Overlay’ tool of CapCut.
  2. You can find this feature on the option bar at the bottom of the screen next to the ‘Text’ tool.
  3. Tap on the ‘Overlay’ tool. Then select the option ‘Add Overlay’.
    After that go to the ‘Photos’ section.

Selecting Your Image

  1. In the ‘Photos’ section you can find images stored on your device.
  2. Select the image or the logo you want to use as the watermark. Tap on the ‘Add’ button.
  3. Your photo will be added to the editing timeline.

Resizing and Positioning

Using the pinch gestures and drag feature you can resize and position your image or the logo as you like.

Optional: Looping Animation (for Images)

  1. If you like you can add a looping animation for the images you selected as a watermark.
  2. Simply tap on the ‘Edit’ option and select the tool ‘Animation’.
  3. Then select the looping animation and apply it.
  4. However, it is important to keep in mind that applying a looping animation might reduce the capacity to adjust the opacity of the image.

Pro Tips for Effective Watermarks

Here are some of the pro tips that will guide you to create a perfect and effective watermark using the app CapCut.


The position of the text, image, or logo you are using as the watermark is important. Carefully place your watermark in a position where the important video content like text, images, graphs, etc are not covered by the watermark. However, be sure to make it noticeable. Usually, watermarks are placed at the corners or along the edges. You too can try these positions to place your watermark.

Clarity and Size

The clarity of your text watermark and the size of the image or logo watermark are also important factors when creating watermarks. Keep the watermark clear, concise, and appropriately sized to maintain good visibility without being distracting.

Opacity for Readability

If you are creating busy visuals adjusting the opacity of the watermark is the best solution for better readability. The balance between the visuality and the opacity is important to manage the readability of the watermark without distracting the other video content.

Conclusion: Watermark Your Way to Success

Adding a watermark is the best way to make your videos more personalized and also to protect your authority over video. For this, you can use the best video editing app CapCut. Using CapCut you can add text watermark or image or logo watermark. CapCut makes both courses simple and easy. You can try different customization tools of the app to make your watermark subtly visible and also creative. Watermark your way to success with CapCut.

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