User Guide

How to use Wondershare DemoCreator? Learn the step by step guide below

Caption (Text Overlay)

Here are four types of Captions available in DemoCreator version 5.0 -- Opener, EndCredit, Subtitle, Lower third.

Opener: A short intro, which can be a brief introduction to your video.

EndCredit: Text, displayed at the end of the video, gives credits to all the people who’ve worked on your video content.

Subtitle: Text, displayed at the bottom of the scene, to translate the dialogue or narrative.

Lowerthird: Graphic overlay, displayed at the lower section of the scene, to provide additional info.

In this section, you’ll learn to:

  • Add/Remove the caption
  • Modify the caption
  • Get more caption templates

caption types

1. Add/Remove the Caption

In the toolbar, switch to the Caption tab and select one category that you want to add to your video. Then drag it to the timeline.

(Note: If you find some openers are helpful and want to access them soon, click the heart icon to mark it as the favorite. It will appear in the first category of “Favorite”.

add captions

Remove the Caption: Select the caption on your timeline or in the Preview Panel and press Delete on your keyboard. Alternatively, you can right-click on the Caption and choose Delete.

2. Modify the Caption

Customize the text:  Select the caption, then you can adjust its appearance in the Properties panel, such as color, font, or behaviors.

change the text

Transform - Resize/Rotate/Re-position: Go to the properties panel, then select transform. You can change the size of the caption, rotate it, or position it with parameters

position the caption

Compositing – Blending Mode/Opacity: You can adjust the settings under Transform > Compositing to change the blending mode or opacity for graphics.

change blending mode

Change an Annotation's Duration: To adjust the duration of a caption, drag its left or right edge of it on your timeline.

3. Get more caption templates

If the default captions cannot meet your requirements for specific contexts, you can download more assets from Effect Store in the Tools Panel. Once the template is downloaded, the included caption will also appear in the caption library (Caption > More)

find more captions