Add Progress Bar to Video

Add an Instagram-style progress bar to your video or GIF with Kapwing
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What is a progress bar and how do I add one?

Progress bars are perfect for giving your audience a preview of how long your video will be. Embedding a dynamic progress bar into your video increases engagement on social media sites like Instagram and Twitter.

Kapwing Studio is a simple tool that allows you to add a dynamic progress bar to the bottom of your video or GIF. Simply upload your video, click on Shapes, and select Add progress bar. You'll be able to easily adjust the shape, position, and color of your progress bar.

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Use Unique Styles

Add the progress bar style that matches your aesthetic. Choose between glowing, gradient, background and solid progress bars, or use them all!

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Share On Social Media

Keep your audience engaged in your post by showing how long your video is! Play with opacity for a modern twist. The progress bar feature is perfect for videos posted on social media.

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Add To Any Video

Use Kapwing’s progress bars for any video you have! Add a graphic element to your video with a full-screen progress bar.

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How it works

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  1. Click Shapes

    Upload a video that you want to add a progress bar to. You can also paste a link from Youtube, Twitter, etc. Then select the Shapes control at the top of the screen.

  2. Add your progress bar

    In the Shapes sidebar, click Add a progress bar. You can then change up the color, opacity and position of your progress bar, and even add unique styles.

  3. Download and share!

    Just hit "Create", and your final video with a progress bar will be produced. Kapwing is completely free to use and requires no downloads!

Add progress bars to your videos

The easiest way to add progress bars to your video

The progress bar tool is simple to understand and use. You can upload your own video to the Studio, then from the 'Shapes' menu, add one (or more!) progress bars to the screen. Move them around, resize them, change the color and play around with different styles to get them to look just the way you want them to. Then, click the 'Publish' button to save and share.

Kapwing lets you burn a dynamic progress bar directly into your video without any downloads or installations of complicated software. Create a Gary Vee style Instagram video in just a few clicks. We hope you enjoy making your videos with Kapwing!

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Add an Instagram-style progress bar to your video or GIF with Kapwing
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