Adding Lower Thirds In Kdenlive


Adding Lower Thirds In Kdenlive

Now in this post let’s see two different ways to add Lower thirds in Kdenlive. Lower thirds are those pieces which appear on lower third part of the video. Here you can add your social media names or likes and subscribe buttons. Lower thirds always grab the viewers attention so let’s see how to make those.

Different ways to add lower thirds

Animated Lower thirds template

Custom Lower Thirds


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Animated Lower Thirds

First import the video in which you want to add lower third in Kdenlive video editor. Now right click inside project bin and click add template title. Click on template drop down and click on lower third options. Once you like the lower third template click on Ok button.

It will add template clip in project bin. Drag and drop this lower third clip above the video track. Click on the play button to check it. Now to edit this lower third in project bin double click on the template. Now add text which you want to add.

Add shapes/images. Give color to text. Once everything is done click on ok button. Click on save to title file so you can use this same lower third later in other projects. Now click on the play button to check it.

If you want to edit the template double click on the template in project bin to edit. Once done click on ok button.

For some cool effect add wipe transition at the beginning and at the end of lower third for end transition add revert style.

Again click on the play button to check it.

Custom Lower Third-

Import the video on which you want to add your own custom lower third. Drag and drop the video on timeline.

Right click inside proejct bin and click on add title clip. Here we will create our custom lower third.

Add Image –

To add image click on add image icon go to the folder where you have save the image. Click on the one which you want to use and click on open. Check the checkbox show background and drag the image where you want it to appear. Change the height and width to make it small. Once done click on ok button. Drag and drop this clip above video track.

Add Shape –

Add one more title clip. Ad a rectangle give it a color. Add text once done click on ok button. Drag and drop this clip above previous clip on timeline.

Add effect-

Drag and drop the colorize effect on image clip. Drag the sliders to add colorize effect.

Apply Transition

Simply Add dissolve transition at beginning & before end of image clip.

and add wipe transition to text clip. Add revert for the end wipe transition.

Once everything is done click on the play button to check it.

Watch Video Tutorials Here

Animated Lower Thirds

Custom Lower Thirds
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