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Overlay Video on Text or Logo in Adobe After Effects

Embark on a creative journey with Adobe After Effects as we explore the art of seamlessly blending videos with text or logos. This beginner-friendly tutorial offers a hassle-free and fully editable process, allowing you to effortlessly enhance your videos. Learn overlay techniques that will transform your videos into dynamic and engaging visual experiences. The simplicity of this guide ensures that you can easily modify text or logos as desired, giving you creative control throughout the editing process. Elevate your video editing skills with this essential skill set in Adobe After Effects and add a touch of magic to your videos!

Step-by-Step Guide to Overlay Video on Text or Logo:

Step 1: Getting Started in Adobe After Effects

  1. Open Adobe After Effects.
  2. Go to the Composition Menu and create a fresh composition.
  3. Rename the composition as “Overlay Video.”
  4. Set the resolution to 1920×1080 pixels, frame rate to 30 frames per second, and duration to 5 seconds, aligning with your video length.

Step 2: Adding Text Overlay

  1. Utilize the Horizontal Type tool from the toolbar.
  2. Insert your desired text.
  3. Increase the text size and align it to the center.

Step 3: Importing Your Video Footage

  1. Head to the File menu.
  2. Select “Import” and import your video footage.
  3. Drag the video layer just below the text layer.

Step 4: Applying Alpha Matte for Overlay Effect

  1. Access the Track Matte options.
  2. Choose “Alpha Matte” for “Overlay Video.”
  3. Optionally, enable motion blur for added visual effect.

Congratulations! Your captivating video inside the text animation is now complete

Project File Details:

UpdatedFebruary 14, 2024
CompatibilityAfter Effects CC
Required PluginNo
Size59.2 MB
CategoryAfter Effects Tutorials