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Add Audio to Image

Add music, sound effects, and other audios to pictures online

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Amplify your audio with images

Today, our social media feeds are filled with videos, moving pictures, and GIF reactions. People are scrolling mindlessly through TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter, not remembering the name of the content creator, how long the video was, or even how to get to their other ventures like podcasts, their second YouTube channel, and more.

Snap your followers out of their mindless scrolling and capture their attention when you add audio to pictures. This catches your viewers off-guard, as they’re used to watching moving content. But, there’s something refreshing about an image with audio. It’s a pause— a breath of fresh air so we can stop and read your post’s caption, any text on your image, or immerse ourselves in the picture you’re showing us.

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How to Add Audio to Pictures and Images Online

Add Audio to Image
  1. Upload picture or audio

    First, upload the media you currently have. If you have both an image and the audio, upload them to Kapwing directly from your device or by pasting their URL links.

  2. Add audio or picture

    Choose an audio track or a picture in Kapwing’s vast copyright-free media library or upload your own. Once you’ve uploaded an audio track, it will populate onto your canvas and create a timeline where you’ll have both your audio and image. Make any additional edits you’d like to your project.

  3. Export and share

    When you’re project’s ready, hit “Export” and Kapwing will process your project for you to share on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and more. You can also download it to your device or use the project’s link to share anywhere.

Composing Audio and Image Together

Capture your followers and viewers’ attention by adding audio to an image or adding an image to an audio. Creating an Instagram story or reel with a still image and a song has become so popular, since we all love to share our music taste with others. But, what if Instagram doesn’t have the song you want to use? What if you just had a podcast with a special guest and want to create a video podcast preview to share on Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn?

Kapwing’s online video editor provides you with a vast copyright-free library of music, sound effects, and other audio tracks for you to add to any picture. You can also upload your own audio and image, resize it perfectly for social media, and post directly to platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok all in one place. You can also add music to image by uploading your picture and loading the song into Kapwing. Kapwing is purely browser-based, so you don’t have to download an app or install hefty software. They support most media file types including MP3, MPEG, MP4, MOV, JPEG, PNG, and many more. Now, it’s time to turn your social media posts and videos into listening parties.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How can I add audio to a picture?
To add audio to a picture, you need an audio editor that supports images or an image editor that supports audio. Whichever editing software you use, add audio to a picture by creating an audio overlay. Most editors automatically create an audio overlay when you upload the audio to your project. Keep in mind that when you add audio to a picture, your picture will turn into a video given the audio has a duration on it.
What app lets you add audio to a picture?
Kapwing, the online video editor, has an app in the Google Play Store that lets you add audio to a picture to make photo slideshows, montages, and much more. Since they’re an all-in-one video editor, you can edit both audio tracks and pictures. When you add audio to a picture, your project will turn into a video—in which case, Kapwing converts your project into an MP4. You can also convert your audio files into MP3 if needed.
How do I add music to a photo slideshow?
Use a video editor to add music to a photo slideshow. With the right video editor, you can add multiple photos and your own music to create a memorable photo slideshow. Look for a video editor that supports both your audio and image file types so you can upload both and create your project. A good tool to do this is Kapwing, the online video editor with its own copyright-free library of music and audio tracks. They also have many slideshow templates you can use to combine music with multiple pictures.

What's different about Kapwing?

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