How to Add Watermark to Video for Free [2023 Guide]

How to add watermark to video on Windows, Mac, or mobile devices? This post covers several simple methods to add watermark to video with EaseUS Video Editor, iMovie, and some video watermark software.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on May 24, 2024

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To prevent file theft, protect intellectual property rights, and promote your brand and company, we always add watermark to video or a branding watermark to video. Especially today, when the network is very developed and the speed of information dissemination is fast, we need to better protect personal privacy and make the video more personalized and special.

This post offers several easy and quick methods to help you add watermark in video on Windows, Mac, and mobile phone for free. Go on reading to find your desired solution.

How to Add Watermark to Video on Windows 10

When you are planning to share videos to social media, such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or YouTube, watermarking videos can prevent unauthorized usage. For adding watermark to video on Windows 10, you can use EaseUS Video Editor to get you through without effort.

It supports adding watermark to video in different formats, including mp4, avi, mpeg, vob, flv, m4a, mpg, and a lot more. And you can flexibly add a text or image watermark as you like. Moreover, whether you're an entry-level video editor or a professional, you can use this video editing software to watermark and edit your videos with ease.

Download this video watermark maker by clicking the button below.

How to add watermark in video on Windows 10:

Step 1. Import the source file

Launch EaseUS Video Editor. On the home screen, you can import the source video and logo/watermark file by either clicking the "Import" option or simply dragging the video to the appropriate area. 

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Step 2. Add to project

You need to add the imported video and logo/watermark image to the timeline by right-clicking and choosing the "Add to Project" option, or you can drag and place the video to the track as you want.

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Step 3. Add watermark to video

Double-click the watermark or logo file, to change its location and size. You can choose the dynamic effect of watermark appearance under the "Motion" tab. Then, adjust the length in the timeline to apply the watermark to the whole video.

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If you want to add some texts as a logo or watermark, you can click "Text" on the main interface, then choose one text template to add to the text track. Double-click the text file to customize the watermark content, and you can change its location, size, text style, fonts, and other options. Last, adjust the length in the timeline.

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Step 4Export watermarked video

After adding the logo/watermark, you can click "Export" on the toolbar to export the video. Under the "Video" tab, choose a file format for the edited video. You can also edit the file name, customize an output folder and settings, and then click "Export".

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How to Add Watermark to Video on Mac

Sometimes, you may need to watermark your video to make it professional or copyrighted. But how to put a watermark on video on Mac with iMovie? Here is the way out.

#1. Add Text Watermark to Video

iMovie allows you to add both text and image watermark to your video. It provides a variety of title templates for you to add titles to your video. You can choose a text template and input your watermark information, that's it.

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#2. Add Image Watermark to Video

You can add image watermark to video with iMovie easily. For better visual effects, make sure your watermark is saved to PNG with transparent background.

Step 1. Import your watermark image and video into iMovie.

Step 2. Drag the watermark above your video clip in the timeline. Next, choose the "Video Overlay" feature.

Step 3. Click the drop-down menu and choose "Picture in Picture". The watermark will appear in an inset window on top of the video.

Step 4. Now, you can change the settings of the watermark, including position, size, duration, border, shadow, etc. Then, click the "Apply" button to complete the task.

How to Add Watermark to Video Online

There are a number of free online video watermark software that can help you add watermark to video easily. In this part, we will show you one of the most popular video editing programs. Let's take a look.

Kapwing is an incredible online tool to assist you in adding watermark to your video or picture. It allows you to do the task with a few seconds without installing any software, besides, you also can choose a template for convenience. Next, let's check the tutorials to put a watermark into a video.

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Step 1. Upload the video or gif that you want to add watermark to Kapwing. You also can paste a URL from YouTube, Twitter, etc.

Step 2. Add text snippet or logo for the watermark that you want to apply to your video. Then you can drag the text or picture to your desired position on your video.

Step 3. Once done, click "Create" and your watermarked video will be completed, then you can save it to your computer.

How to Add Watermark to Video on Android and iPhone 

1. Video Watermark - Android

If you are ordinary users and want to add watermark to video on Android phones, you need to use an Android watermark making app. Watermark apps for Android can help you when you add text or image watermark to your videos and publish it on public platforms.

There are many video watermark apps for Android, here we only recommend one famous watermark adding software with high user ratings, that is Video Watermark.

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Steps to add watermark to video on Android:

Step 1. Install and open Video Watermark. Select and import the video you want to add a watermark.

Step 2. Tap "Add Logo" from the bottom of the screen. Select the logo file from, such as your gallery, google photos, etc.

Step 3. Choose the watermark file the logo you want to add, you can resize or flip the watermark as you need. 

Step 4. You can adjust your video settings, such as the speed of your video whether high or slow. Now you can save your video with a watermark/logo to the gallery or can share it directly to social media accounts.

2. eZy Watermark Videos Lite - iPhone

eZy Watermark Videos Lite offers you the optional solution of capturing, watermarking the videos, and sharing them swiftly. It's easy-to-use and free to download. You can use your name, signature, logo, copyright, and even trademark to add watermark to videos.

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Here's how to add watermark to video on iPhone:

Step 1. Download and open this app on your iPhone, then import the video that you want to add watermark to.

Step 2. You can choose to add a text or image watermark. After that, adjust the position of the watermark on your video.

Step 3. Once done, you can export the watermarked video and save it on your iPhone.

To Sum Up

This tutorial shows your different approaches to add watermark to video on Windows, Mac, iPhone, and Android phones. You can use iMovie to add text or image watermark in the video. If you need to put a watermark to video on iPhone and Android devices, the simplest way is to take reliable and professional video watermark applications from Google Play and App Store.

To have a versatile video watermark tool on Windows 10/8/7, EaseUS Video Editor is your best choice. It allows you to create and make text and image watermark or logo to your video in the quickest way. Now take a try, and it will never disappoint you!

Add Watermark to Video FAQs

Check the following topics that are highly relevant to how to add watermark to video.

1. How can I add a logo to my video?

You can add a logo to your video on Windows 10 with user-friendly video watermark software, which is EaseUS Video Editor. It enables you to add text and image watermark to your video with a few clicks. After watermarking, you can use it to edit your video with lots more functions, add filters, transitions, and so on.

2. How do I put a watermark on my iPhone videos?

To put a watermark on your iPhone video, you can choose one trustworthy video watermark application to help you out. Some of these programs are free and some are paid for. You can choose according to your actual needs.

3. How can I add a watermark to a video on Android?

Like adding watermark to video on iPhone, you can select a video watermark adding tool from Google Play to make it. In this article, we recommend you try Video Watermark, a very useful app for professionals who upload the video to Instagram, business and personal use. Using it to add your own text, logo, and watermark to your images and videos.

4. What is a watermark in video editing?

Watermarks are still images that overlap with the video. It can cover the entire dimension of the video, can be placed in the middle of the video, or can be placed neatly in a corner. It can be opaque. But in most videos, for better visual effect, the watermark is transparent so that it does not interfere with the video itself.

Adding a watermark in a video is a secure way to protect what is rightful yours and preventing your video from stealing. 

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