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How to Add Text to a Photo

Need to add text to photo? Try Movavi Photo Editor!

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How to Add Text to a Photo

Sometimes, when you’re dealing with images, you need to overlay text onto them, so here we’re answering that very question – how to add text to a picture. Of course, you can write text using the built-in graphics software, but it won’t produce the best-looking inscription. Instead, we suggest you use Movavi Photo Editor – a handy and multi-talented program that lets you add writing to photos in no time.

To learn how to overlay text on pictures, just download our Photo Editor using the appropriate link below – Windows or Mac version – and follow these simple instructions.

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Step 1: Launch the Program and Add Your Photo

Step 1 - Select a photo you want to put text on

Launch the program and click Browse for Images to open the pic you want to put text on. You can simply drag and drop it into the program’s editing area.

Step 2: Insert Your Text

Step 2 - Add text to your picture with Movavi

To start adding text to a photo, open the Text panel and click the Add Text button. Then type the characters inside the frame of broken white lines that appears over the image. Remember that you can add several blocks of text.

Step 3: Edit the Text

Step 3 - Edit added text

You can easily edit your text using the different toolbar controls. Adjust the characters’ color, size, justification, transparency degree, and more until you’re satisfied with the results. You can even change the color and width of a character’s outline.

Step 4: Save the Result

Step 4 - Save the picture

To save the finished picture, click the Export button in the lower right corner and choose the destination folder, file name and format. Keep in mind that you can save your picture in JPG, PNG, TIFF, BMP, or any other popular image format.

Movavi Photo Editor is a handy and powerful tool for putting text on images that anyone can use. Make funny and cool, useful and explanatory text additions right now! Discover all the great things you can do with Photo Editor – you’ll feel like a true creative idea generator with our program!

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