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Motion Tracking Video Editor

Pin objects to video using Kapwing’s motion tracking editor

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Making your video more cinematic or animated is complicated with traditional video editors. They often require downloading heavy-duty software and learning a multi-step process. On the flip side, Kapwing’s pinning feature helps you make videos more dynamic and take advantage of motion tracking technology in just a few clicks. You can pin text and images onto an object in the video to create moving labels, censor parts of a video, or add entertainment value to your project.

While platforms like Snapchat or Instagram let you pin stickers to video in the app, you can only use them on mobile. Kapwing’s motion tracking video editor works online on any device – no software downloads required. Regardless of how much video editing experience you have, anyone can use this motion tracking technology to pin stickers to video within seconds.

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How to Pin Objects to Video

Motion Tracking Video Editor
  1. Upload your video

    Upload your video to Kapwing directly from your computer or paste a video URL link from an external source like YouTube, Twitter, etc.

  2. Add pinned layer to video

    Add an image or text box to the project, then click the video layer and choose Pin Layer in the Effects tab. Drag and drop the object onto the video layer to create a pinned layer.

  3. Download and share

    Export your video and you’ll have the choice to download a file, share across social media, or create a video URL link!

Free Motion Tracking Video Editor Online

With Kapwing’s motion tracking video editor, you can add movement to your video by pinning text, images, or shapes that follow the motion of objects in the video. Bringing motion tracking technology to the browser makes it more accessible to creators of all experience levels.

Pin an object to a moving subject in your video to protect people’s privacy in public, label people in a video, or add a spark to a moving object. When you’ve uploaded your video to Kapwing’s motion tracking video editor, add a text, image, or shape layer on top of your video. Then, select your video layer and hit the Pin Layer (beta) video effect in the right navigation bar. Click and drag the element to a moving object in the video and it will follow the motion of that object.

After you’ve pinned an object to your video, make more edits like adding subtitles, text-to-speech, or audio. When you’ve made your final edits, hit Export Project and Kapwing will have your video ready for you to download or share directly across platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Reels, or TikTok. Unlike Instagram and Snapchat, Kapwing’s motion tracking video lets you pin moving objects to a video for videos longer than the limited 60 seconds, 3 minutes, and even 10 minutes. This is ideal for longer videos like vlogs, video podcasts, prank videos, and much more.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How do you pin a sticker to a moving object in a video?
You can pin a sticker to a moving object in a video by using a video editor with motion tracking technology. Motion tracking lets you track the movement of objects in a video, and attach any static elements to move along with its motion. With Kapwing, you can pin stickers to a moving object online in a few clicks.
How do you stick text on moving objects online?
To stick text on moving objects online, you can use a browser-based video editor like Kapwing. With the pinning tool, you can stick text, images, or shapes on moving objects all online – no need for any software downloads. Simply add a text layer to your video, pin it, and it will follow the selected moving objects in your video.
Is there an app to track moving objects in a video?
Yes! Kapwing is an online video editor that allows you to track moving objects in videos. You can use it on any computer or phone browser for free without installing any software. You can also find their mobile app for Chromebook and Android devices to use their pinning feature and track moving objects in a video.

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