Video Watermark - How to Watermark a Video with Video or Photo

Nowadays, videos are more and more used on company websites like demos, tutorials, samples, and event introductions. Adding a logo as watermark can protect the copyright and help promote your brand as well.

Wondershare Filmora (originally Wondershare Video Editor) is not only an ideal tool to edit your videos, but also one of the best video watermark software tools available today. Apart from using a static image such as logo or watermark, it allows users to create video watermarks simly by adding a video using Filmora's Picture-in-Picture function. This article will show you the easy way to add a video or image as a video watermark in Windows. If you're a Mac user, just use the Mac video editor to achieve the same.

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Step 1: Add video and watermark files to the program

You can either click the "Import" button on the primary window and select files from your computer, or just capture videos directly to the in-program User's Album with your webcam or other video-capture device. This video watermark software supports almost all regular video and image file formats, such as MP4, WMV, AVI, JPG, JPEG, BMP, PNG, JPG, etc.


Step 2: Add video and watermark files to the Timeline

The background video should be on the video track (the first track on timeline), while the video/picture clip which is working as a watermark should be dragged and drooped onto the PIP track. Then you can extend the duration of the watermark clip the same as the background video’s . To do that , you need to hang your mouse at the ending edge of the watermark clip until the icon “double arrow” cursor shows up ,then drag it to the same duration as the background video .


Step 3: Adjust watermark

By double click on the watermark clip, you can customize it with its motion, position, size, shape as well as adding a border/shadow ,etc to it .

Motion: Choose from more than 30 kinds of motion effects to make watermark animated. There will be a sign when motion is added to a watermark.

Position: Put your mouse on the watermark clip and drag it anywhere in the preview window.

Size: Drag the handles around the watermark clip to resize it.


By left clicking the “Advanced” tab, you can edit the mask and effects of the watermark clips.

Mask: Shape your watermark with double left click on one of the shapes. Adjust the image width or height.

Effect: This tab allows you to add a border, shadow, rotate, flip and add alpha effects to your watermark.


Step 4: Save watermarked videos

When you have finished the customization of video watermark, click "Create". You can save watermarked videos in almost any format you want by clicking "Format". If you want to share your videos on YouTube, go directly to the YouTube tab and upload watermarked videos there. You can also create videos for mobile devices and burn to DVD for backup purposes.

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Also view a step by step video tutorial below:

Tips: Besides video watermarks, Filmora also provides other video editing functions like adding background music, photos, special effects, etc.

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Nov 10,2015 19:36 pm / Posted by Liza Brown to Video

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I''m currently playing around with watermarks a bit in the trial version, but have trouble getting it right. I want to use a picture, without any animation, just have it in one corner, 50x50 pixel wide. It doesn''t matter if I take the original size (400x400 pixel) or adjust the size to 50x50 pixel, every time I import and use it, it will show me the whole picture, stretched to fit the top and bottom of the screen. When I then change the size manually it will always come out really pixelated. Is there any way to scale the watermark down to 50x50 pixel while keeping the picture quality? Also, similar to mrsilverblade, I wonder if you can make your watermark transparent/opaque. Not the wondershare trial version watermark, mind you, but the watermark you yourself apply to videos. I''ve only found the green screen solution and this obviously doesn''t work. If it is only possible to use those features in the full version, please let me know. I looked everywhere in the faq but I wasn''t able to find anything.
Once you buy to get the license, it''ll disappear, clearly.
How do you blur your watermark? The intensity of my watermark is loud. I would like to make it soft and transluscent. Thanks!
You mean the watermark on the output video?
how to remove watermark
You can click the "Text" button in the toolbar, choose a style and enter the text.
all i want to do is put a company name at the bottom of my video. so where do i get a watermark text file?
I just figured it out with this, thanks!
Shuhaib Mohammed
I have been searching a long time for such a perfect Tool. This is indeed one of the Best !. Simple & Fast . Thanks a LoT !
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