How to Add “Pop Up Text” to Your Videos

– In this video I show you how you can add Pop Up Text to your videos to emphasize those important moments of your recordings.

The app used in this video to record your screen is called ScreenFlow. It is a Mac only software, however there is an equivalent I like for PC that's virtually the same called Camtasia Studios.

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Rease Butler - May 18, 2013 Reply

Thanks! Let me know!

DrKevin Foley - June 3, 2013 Reply

Cool Pat! I was wondering how to add Pop up text to my videos and you showed an excellent tutorial. Thanks. You are a great teacher.

Mrk00k00dud3 - June 5, 2013 Reply

Is this program free for windows 8?

Alyssa Gooby - July 5, 2013 Reply

What did you use to make pop up texts I can really hear you

Alyssa Gooby - July 5, 2013 Reply

I mean i can’t hear you

Alyssa Gooby - July 5, 2013 Reply

Plz answer

CrafterBoy509 - July 25, 2013 Reply

What if, I’ve recorded my video, and want to add text to the beginning? I want a sort of black backdrop, and then words will apear. After that, the video will play.

John Baptist - August 24, 2013 Reply

your awesome please continue doing tutorials you’re great at it, it is obviously your talent

jonathanbigg7 - September 10, 2013 Reply

FREAKING FINALLY!!!! haha been searching for the
last hour to find this… thanks!!!!

easyexplainvideo - September 11, 2013 Reply

Pat you are awesome! I did not know that I can dod this so easily in screenflow! I was waiting to get some green screen stuff to implement this.

Wow this information is just golden! Thank you!

Brook Gardner - September 22, 2013 Reply

great job. im curious how to put pop up or text popups to someone elses videos the let others know its a lie and to expose the truth. I have seen someone take a heartfelt, video and some one else has put bogus pop up text on it to mock it, how is this done do I have to download their video and then make it mine to do that? is this legal? to edit someone else youtube video

TheNinjaHasMinecraft - September 29, 2013 Reply

Where do you download that program to edit your videos ?

TheNinjaHasMinecraft - September 29, 2013 Reply

by the way, Pat Flynn I Subbed you 😀

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Honcho - November 1, 2013 Reply

Hi Pat, I Just wanted to know. Is Camtasia Free?

Ardamus S - December 18, 2013 Reply

unfortunately.. I don’t use mac and can use this awesome screenflow 🙁

Lily - August 24, 2014 Reply

That is a very helpful illustration! Love it! Thank you for sharing Pat Flynn.

angentgdoubleo - January 14, 2015 Reply

How do i move text around
And do you block out the persons voice who’s reading the script to you

John McDowell - May 30, 2015 Reply

Terrific instructional video! Thank you, Pat!

NoWiredGaming - October 24, 2015 Reply

I know this is old and i might be little late
but how do i add sound effects to my text with camastia studios lol

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