Add Text To An Image Inside A Video

Adding photos to video opens a whole new range of visual options. Adding text to the photos helps you convey information and ideas, such as “Dad.” And with Descript, it’s easy.

Edit images inside a video, fast and easy

Whether it’s a photo slideshow for social media or a still image in a video, Descript is the one-stop editing tool to handle it all. Add images or titles with background colors that will be easy to read, visually interesting, and done in no time.

Download the app →

How to Add Text to an Image in Descript

Step 1

Drag and drop your photo into a Descript project. Add text to the image using the Fancy Captions feature.

Step 2

Use the text tool to change the color or font, resize the text box, and update the text alignment or line height.

Step 3

Add shadow effects, animate your text, or add other visual elements, including waveforms or progress bars.

Edit images inside a video, fast and easy

Whether it’s a photo slideshow for social media or a still image in a video, Descript is the one-stop editing tool to handle it all. Add images or titles with background colors that will be easy to read, visually interesting, and done in no time.

Download the app →

Get inspired and edit with Descript

Descript gives you tons of customization for your project’s text styling. Add text color, change the font, add opacity, change background colors, and more.You can also add music, sound effects, and other audio to create a project that says exactly what you want to say.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I add text to a picture inside a video?

Adding text to a picture inside of Descript is easy. Just follow the steps above — use the Fancy Captions feature to create your text in a few clicks.

What image file types are supported in Descript?

Descript can handle JPEG, PNG, and most other image file types. And Descript lets you create videos, GIFs, short clips for social media — whatever you need to bring your ideas to life.

Do videos created in Descript carry a watermark?

Projects created in Descript with Pro and Creator-level subscriptions all publish and export watermark-free.

Videos created in Descript’s Free plan will carry a watermark with the Descript logo.

Download the app for free

Create a podcast, a video, and all your social assets using Descript. It’s as easy as editing a doc.