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Design

Inspiration and guides for making beautiful, memorable media

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 2, 2019

Add Title to Video: How to Add a Title Card to your Movies

In this article, I’ll show you how to add a title to your video in less than 5 minutes.

January 25, 2019

How to Animate Text

Kapwing’s Studio helps creators animate text in with a fade, flicker, and original library of text transitions. In this article, I’ll describe how to animate text in the Studio for creators looking to add flair.

January 18, 2019

How to Make Pictures Move: Make Still Image Move Using Online Tools

Pictures are meant to capture a moment, but moments are more complex than a freeze frame of time. In this article I’ll show you 3 different and unique techniques for changing your still photo into an image that moves. These techniques are all doable for free online with no download required.

January 15, 2019

How to Make a Tutorial Video

If you have a skill you would love to share with and teach people, use this guide to create your own How To Video

January 9, 2019

YouTube Thumbnails: How to Make a Cover Image For Your Video

Gone are the days of obscure, grainy YouTube thumbnails. Viewers expect more than just a still from the video. To earn viewers (and subscribers), you want a trustworthy, attractive thumbnail that communicates the subject of your video. To nail the art of a great-looking YouTube channel, I’ll describe best practices on designing YouTube thumbnails and a tutorial for how to make and upload your own.

January 8, 2019

Best Free Video Slideshow Websites for 2019

You want to make a photo and video slideshow for your mom’s birthday — What software do you use? Surprisingly, even in 2019, there is no tech brand that immediately comes to mind for merge media together into a video…. Continue Reading →

December 25, 2018

How to Add Pictures to a Video

In this article, I’ll explain how to add pictures to a video using a free website called Kapwing. You don’t need any video expertise to use Kapwing; just follow this step by step tutorial to put images on top of your video.

December 19, 2018

Blank Memes

Memes are everywhere! They are fun images (and sometimes videos) often containing text captions that are passed around among friends, family, and on social media to amuse. This article will show you how to find and create blank memes.

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