February 23, 2019

Post Text to Instagram

In this article, I’ll show you 3 methods to create an Instagram text post with standard, cool, and fancy text. Even though a picture is worth a thousand words, sometimes you want to write out exactly what you mean.

February 21, 2019

How To Resize Images For Pinterest

Kapwing’s Resizer is a free website to help you optimize images and graphics for Pinterest. It works on both mobile and desktop and allows you to take an existing graphic and make it work on Pinterest. In this article, I’ll show you how to use the Kapwing Resizer to resize images and video online.

February 20, 2019

How to Fit the Whole Picture on Instagram

Instagram has a maximum aspect ratio of 4:5 on portrait posts (four pixels wide for every five pixels tall). Instagram’s restriction reduces the number of very tall images that take up a lot of vertical space in the feed. Although it’s nice that Instagram keeps users from publishing massive, obtrusive posts, the 4:5 limit makes it difficult to post a whole vertical picture or video that you shot on your phone.

February 20, 2019

How to Add Permanent Subtitles

But what do you do if the platform you are posting to doesn’t support closed captions? Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and IGTV, for example, make it difficult to add and edit captions, even though many people browse their feeds with the sound off. Luckily, there’s free, simple software for “burning” subtitles directly into a video. In this article, I’ll describe how to add permanent subtitles to an MP4 using a free, online video editor called Kapwing.

February 19, 2019

How to Make a Baby’s First-Year Video Montage

Any mom, dad, or grandparent can create a first-year slideshow with pictures, video clips, and music to share with family and friends around the child’s first birthday. The digital montage is a great way to show everyone, local and remote, how the baby has developed. In the future, you can show your child the slideshow so they can see what they looked like as an infant. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to make a video montage of your baby’s first year with pictures and music.

February 18, 2019

How to Make Multimedia Flashcards

In this article, I’ll show how to make digital flashcards using a free online tool called Kapwing. Kapwing helps you put images, GIFs, and video clips together with text so that you have a visual, digital representation of the study topics. I’ll also describe some ways that students can use digital flashcards to study and reinforce classroom learning.

February 13, 2019

69 Funny Valentine’s Day Card Memes and How You Can Create Your Own

Valentine’s Day memes are hilarious ways to ask someone “be my valentine?” In this article, I’ll share with you 69 of our favorite, as well as a tutorial on how to create your own funny valentines for friends and lovers alike.

February 13, 2019

How Non-Profits Use Video: The Scratch Foundation

How did the Scratch Foundation get their community to submit #ScatchStories over Twitter? With videos, of course! In this article, I’ll tell the story of The Scratch Foundation’s first experience with sharing community-generated videos. The Foundation’s Communications team uses Kapwing to enable digital storytelling and engage their diverse audience. This is the first case study in a series to highlight how nonprofits are using Kapwing to support their work.

February 11, 2019

Resizing Photos and Videos for Facebook Cover

To resize an image or video for your Facebook cover, you will need to use a video or image editing tool. In this article, I’ll describe how to resize a photo or video for your Facebook Cover using a free, online tool.

February 10, 2019

How to Clip a YouTube Video

The highlight, buzzer beater, catchphrase, or memorable quote: there’s often moments in a video you want to save and savor forever. And now you can! With today’s free websites, you can clip a youtube video without downloading any professional video editing software or having prior expertise. In this article, I’ll show you how.

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