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 is an easy online tool that allows you to add a dynamic progress bar to the bottom of your video or GIF. Simply upload your video, click on Elements, and select Add progress bar. You'll be able to easily adjust the shape, position, and color of your progress bar.
Upload a video directly to Kapwing from your computer or mobile device. You can also paste a link to a video. Your uploaded video will be used to generate the progress bar. When you're ready, go to the Elements tab in the side bar, and find the button to 'Add a progress bar'.
The progress bar will automatically take the full duration of the video, meaning that it will be empty when the video starts and be 100% full when the video is complete. Once you've added a progress bar, You can then change up the color, opacity and position of your progress bar, and even add unique styles.
Once you're satisfied with your creation, hit Export and your final video containing a progress bar will be generated. Get ready, because now you're going to get higher engagement on your content!
If you want viewers to get a visual sense of how long your video content is going to be without having to watch the entire video, a progress bar is a great element to add to keep viewers engaged through the entire duration of your video.
A progress bar that is burned directly into your video can also give viewers a sense of where they are in the total time of the video. This will encourage viewers to stick around until the end of the video if they see that they've already made a decent amount of progress while watching.
Kapwing is an easy, online video editor that allows you to add a progress bar to your videos, but also so much more. After you add a progress bar, you can also resize your video to the right dimensions, add text, subtitle your content, and a whole lot more.