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Add Image To Video

Combine video with an image easily online

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Easily merge images and videos

Take a second to think: when was the last time you watched a YouTube video without a subscribe button image layered on top? Or a TikTok without a layer of a sound or music? It’s evident that adding images to your video immediately catches your viewer’s eye.

When you layer an image to a video, you’re combining multiple content mediums into one. This compels your viewers to be engaged with your video. Not only are your followers compelled, but you also attract new viewers. As more content is reposted across the web, adding an image like your brand logo raises more awareness as to who you are and what you do. When you add a picture to your videos, you’re giving your viewers a way to better visualize the message behind your content. You’re giving them a reason to come back and keep watching your content.

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How to Add Image to Video

  1. Upload a video

    Upload the video or videos that you want to add images on. You can also paste a link to various file sources from across the web.

  2. Add your image

    Search for an image to add, or upload your own image to add to the video. Using Kapwing's easy drag and drop editor, you can reposition your image on the editor as you feel best.

  3. Export and Share

    Once your video looks right, click 'Export' to create the new video. Now all you have to do is save and share the new video with your image on it!

Combine Images and Videos Online

Today, adding layers to your video is a must. Most creators are adding pictures to videos to give more context, or adding images that direct their viewers from their YouTube channel to their Instagram or other social media platforms.

Using Kapwing, you can add an image on top of your video, in the corner, or as another scene that appears before your video. Kapwing works completely online, so you can use the video editor on any device. We support most major image file formats like PNGs, JPEGs, HEICs, and You can also import an image from a URL. This tool will help you enhance your content, entertain your audience, and enhance your brand.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How can I insert a picture into a video?
Today, most creators use a browser based software tool to join photos and videos online. Photos are positioned on top of the video layer, then scaled down to avoid obstructing subjects in the video. Photos are also timed to appear then disappear at the appropriate moments. This process allows creators to elevate storytelling, improve the visual appeal, and create branded content. A good online video editor to do this is Kapwing, since you don’t have to download any software. They provide every tool needed to append multiple photos to videos online.
How do you add pictures to a video for free?
The best tool to add pictures to a video for free is by using a free online video editor. An efficient tool that lets you overlay pictures on video is Kapwing. Kapwing is an online video editor that you can use directly in your web browser, add your video and images, and do all the editing you need to do. No need to download or pay for any heavy-duty video-editing softwares.
How do you add a picture to a video on your phone?
To add a picture to a video on your phone, you should use a mobile video-editing app or an online video editor. A good tool to use would be Kapwing, an online video editor. With Kapwing, you’re able to add any pictures to any videos directly from your phone’s browser. This is available on all devices such as an iPhone, Android, Samsung, and more.

What's different about Kapwing?

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