Capcut text to speech: How to Use and Its Alternatives

Need to add voiceover to your TikTok shorts? Use the Capcut text-to-speech feature to add lifelike narration. Learn How to Use It and Explore Alternatives from the below article.

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Updated on Nov 03, 2023

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Text-to-speech technology is now widely employed. It has emerged as a viable option for video creators on social media such as TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube. There are numerous apps accessible on Google Play and the App Store. But, before you place an order, if you make TikTok shorts and use CapCut, the following post can assist you in getting to the text-to-speech capability quickly and for free.

CapCut's easy-to-use interface and powerful creative functions make it a perfect tool for novice and seasoned content creators. It not only features online tools but also PC and mobile versions to accommodate more users' habits.

Use CapCut Text to Speech Online

Converting text to speech online is the fastest option because it requires no computer resources and avoids the trouble of downloading. So, if you want to use CapCut's online text-to-speech tool, just follow the instructions below.

Here are the steps to follow:

Step 1. Upload your media files from your computer, Google Drive, or Dropbox.

capcut online add text

Step 2. Next, choose a text style from the available text templates. Then, input your text content and select your preferred language. You can apply the "Text-to-Speech" feature on a single clip or on your entire video by using the option on the right side of the interface.

 capcut online apply text to speech

Step 3. Once you've configured the file name, resolution, and format, simply download the video by clicking the "Export" button located in the upper right corner of the screen.

capcut online export video

Use CapCut Text to Speech on PC

Because some content creators are already heavy CapCut users, they may opt to execute text-to-speech conversions on Windows or Mac. However, there is no need to be concerned because the procedure is straightforward. Please look into it.

Step 1. Import your video to Capcut and drag it onto the timeline.

Step 2. In the top left corner of the user interface, locate and select the "Text" menu. Drag the "Add Text" button onto the timeline. Then, in the upper right corner of the interface, input your text. You can also change the font, style, color, and other aspects of the text here.

capcut pc add text

Step 3. Click on the text on the timeline, then go to the top right of the interface and click "Text to Speech." After clicking this function, a variety of voice options will appear. Choose one according to your preference, then click "Start reading" in the bottom right corner to apply text to speech.

capcut pc apply text to speech

Use CapCut Text to Speech on Mobile

If you want to start making a video as soon as inspiration strikes and the above two methods don't meet your needs, it's equally important to know how to apply text to speech on your mobile phone. You can transform your text into lively speech with just these four steps.

Step 1. Import the video in which you want to add the text to the speech.

Step 2. Add text to the video.

capcut mobile add text

Step 3. Next, select the text layer, and you'll find the "Text-to-speech" button at the bottom. Click it, and you'll see various voice options.

capcut mobile choose text to speech

Step 4. Choose the voice you prefer and click the "Apply to all" button in the bottom left corner.

capcut mobile apply text to speech

We've also included a video tutorial to help you understand this procedure. Please watch the video below all the way through.

  • 0:30 Create a new project
  • 0:50 Add text
  • 1:50 Text to Speech

3 Alternatives to CapCut Text to Speech

Apart from CapCut, there are other applications that offer AI voice-over features.

No 1. EaseUS Text to Speech

EaseUS Online Text to Speech tool allows users to change the voice speed, emotion, and pitch. In total, it supports more than 467 voices, meeting all your language needs. This tool, also used for doing text-to-speech for YouTube, uses AI to generate voice quickly and effectively. If you are not satisfied with the results, it enables you to change your text freely and set different parameters for a different voice part.

No 2. Synthesia

Synthesia is an AI video generator. Its built-in text-to-speech feature allows you to generate natural-sounding voices to narrate your videos. This voice generator supports over 50 languages and can produce quite authentic narration. However, it is primarily used for video production and cannot create other content like podcasts.


No 3. Murf.AI

You can change the pitch, speed, and other factors after you've chosen a voice. While its features are not as stunning as those of other tools, it has a noticeable pricing benefit compared to commercial products. If you are looking for a deep voice changer, it is also a good choice.

murf ai

To Sum Up

In the above content, we have presented specific methods for using the CapCut text-to-speech feature on different devices. Additionally, we've selected three alternatives to CapCut that also use AI to convert text to speech but with simpler and more direct processes.

This brings us to the end of our study of CapCut text-to-speech and how to use it. Was this article useful to you? You can distribute it to others by using the methods listed below.


FAQs on Cap Cut Text to Speech

Now that you've learned how to add voiceovers to your videos in CapCut, for a deeper understanding, we've also listed some frequently asked questions that users often have.

1. Can Capcut use text to speech?

Yes, CapCut includes text-to-speech features that are available to all users for free.

2. How do I turn on text to speech in Capcut?

Enabling text-to-speech in CapCut is simple. Just add text to your video and select the "Text to speech" feature.

3. How do I convert text to speech?

You have a few options for converting text to speech. You can use CapCut's built-in feature, or you can explore online tools like EaseUS Text to Speech, Synthesia, or Murf.AI.

4. What is the TikTok text-to-speech voice?

The TikTok text-to-speech voice refers to the default voice that TikTok uses to read any text displayed on the screen audibly.

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