Sunday, March 31, 2013

Save your videos from getting steal (How to add a Watermark in a Video.)


Are you going to upload a video on YouTube and you don’t want anyone to steal your video. Then you should add a Watermark in your video. In this post, I’m going to describe that how you can add a Watermark in a video using “VideoPad Video Editor”.

About “VideoPad Video Editor”: VideoPad is very easy to use and fully featured. This software is good for making high quality professional videos. You can load a wide variety of video formats like MP4, AVI, MOV and WMV. There are over 50 transitions and effects to use. You can save the file in your computer, you can burn it to a DVD or you can even upload your video directly to YouTube.

Steps to add Watermark in a video using “VideoPad Video Editor”:
Before I start, download the “VideoPad Video Editor” from the link below and install it.

http://videopad-video-editor.en.softonic.com

  1. Launch the “VideoPad Video Editor”. Click on “Add File” and select the video in which you want to add a Watermark, and then click on “Open”.
  2. Now click and hold the video (added in Step 1) and drag it in the Timeline of “Sequence 01”. (You can also add your video in Timeline by first selecting the video and then clicking on Green down Arrow button in the clip preview which is in middle.)

  3. Again click on “Add File” and select the Watermark (any image file) which you want to add in your video, and then click on “Open”.

  4. Now click and hold the Watermark and drag it just above the video in the Timeline of the “Sequence 01”.



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    You can also add your Watermark image in Timeline by first selecting the Watermark and then clicking on Green down Arrow button in the clip preview which is in middle. (After clicking on Green down Arrow, select “Overlay on Sequence at Cursor” and the click on “Add”.)]

  5. Now hold the edges of the Watermark (added in Step 4) in the timeline and extend it over the whole timeline.

  6. Now right click on the Watermark and click on “Current Effect Properties”.

  7. A “Video Effects” Window will appear. Change the Opacity, Position, Rotation and Size (Scale) according to requirements.

  8. You can also add the effects to your watermark. Select the effect from the Drop down Menu at the top left and then click on “Add”. At the end, click on “Close”.

  9. That’s it. Your Watermark is added. Now you can save your video by clicking on “Save Video” Button. You can save your video in any format, resolution and frame rate or you can upload your video directly to YouTube.




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3 comments:

  1. Thanks A LOT!!!!!!! I've been searching for ways to add watermark with videopad video editor but all the posts are outdated as older version of videopad is being used as examples. Now I know how to add watermark already!!! THANKSS!

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  2. Thanks A LOT!!!!!!! I've been searching for ways to add watermark with videopad video editor but all the posts are outdated as older version of videopad is being used as examples. Now I know how to add watermark already!!! THANKSS!

    ReplyDelete