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Text-based video editor

Incorporate dynamic captions and text elements into your videos with ease. 100% editable.

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Text-based video editing made easy.

Experience the flexibility and power of adding text to your videos with Chopcast's Text-Based Video Editor. Whether it's catchy captions, striking subtitles, or compelling call-to-actions, creating professional-grade text elements for your video content has never been simpler. Our intuitive interface and advanced toolset put you in control, transforming your videos from good to remarkable. Insights from your text not only enhance communication but also maximize the impact of your content, making your messaging more effective and engaging. Enjoy the potential that text brings to your videos and deliver your narrative in a captivating context with chopcast's text-based video editor.

“I've looked at several different solutions to use AI to generate shorts and derivative content from long-form videos and Chopcast has the most versatile and easy-to-use solution I've found.”

"chopcast helps us easily search our videos by topic and create social clips based on them. Saved us a lot of time to create engaging content versus trying to do everything manually."


How to add text to videos with chopcast? 

1. Upload your video

Start by importing your video content into our text-based video editor

2. Insert and customize text

Select where in your video you wish to add text or captions, and customize them to match your content's style and mood.

3. Export and share

Once satisfied with your edits, export your video with the newly added text and share it across any platform.

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Why add text to videos with chopcast?


Increase accessibility

Adding text to videos isn't just about style – it's about accessibility too. With our Text-Based Video Editor, you create content that is inclusive. Closed captions, for instance, make your videos accessible to deaf or hard-of-hearing viewers, while also aiding viewers watching in noisy or sound-sensitive environments.

Drive engagement 

Text elements – from captions to on-screen graphics – can significantly improve audience engagement. With Chopcast's Text-Based Video Editor, strategically insert text to emphasize key points, introduce new sections, or provide additional context. Ensure your audience not only watches but comprehends and interacts with your content.


Boost SEO potential

Embedded text in your video can be crawled by search engines, improving your potential for higher rankings. With Chopcast's Text-Based Video Editor, factor in SEO while creating eye-catching videos. This two-pronged benefit helps widen your reach while enhancing your video's aesthetics.


Versatility across platforms

Text-inserted videos perform well across diverse platforms, settings, and devices. Whether it's a marketing video on your website, a brief video on Instagram Stories, or a vlog entry on YouTube, text enhances the viewer experience. Refine your cross-platform strategy with chopcast's text-based video editor.

“When we uploaded a video to chopcast, it created auto-clips that overlapped 70-80% with ones we manually picked before, except this was done in minutes!"

"Before Chopcast, we had to take notes during our recordings of possible clips to extract. After the recording, we would sift through potential clips and crop them - entirely manual process. Chopcast took 99% of the manual labor out of extracting clips."

“I'm paying and love the tool. It has saved so much time editing shot clips from the High Tech Sales Podcast”

"I've tried a few different tools for video clips, but nothing has been as seamless as Chopcast. I use it to create short clips out of long form podcast videos for YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok."

"Chopcast helped me to identify tips I was sharing with clients anyway and to repurpose those on social media. I've had a couple of clients connect back in with me because I have been sharing videos."

"Awesome job! [The podcast shorts] are perfect. You guys are the best!! And you can take my statements here as testimony of how happy we are with your work at chopcast"

"It’s been hugely positive for the organization to continuously have pipeline coming into the system."

"Thanks to chopcast services, we've really gotten into a good rhythm of production and have lots of great content to use for our social channels!"

"The big unlock in working with chopcast was creating shorts at scale. The following on my personal channel is up 100% YoY. Reach is way up as well for our company channels."

"We do so many webinars. Before, we were taking our webinars and slicing them ourselves, and that wasn't efficient. I would say we get a better output faster and time back working with chopcast."

“Game changer. We just upload our longer videos and turn them into social media-savvy content in just a few clicks. Subtitles and all!”

"Working with chopcast we could post-produce microcontent of the highlights from sessions we've recorded. It saved us so much time. They can self-select the best highlights to be distributed on social. They'll see opportunities in what you're creating that you don't see. It's been a great partnership. For any marketing leaders considering it, I say go and do it!"


FAQs: adding text to videos

Can I add text anywhere in the video?

Absolutely! With chopcast's Text-Based Video Editor, you can place your text anywhere in the video—whether at the beginning, end, or sprinkled throughout. Our intuitive interface makes it easy to decide where and when your text pops up.

Can I alter text size, color, or font?

Yes, you certainly can. chopcast allows you to completely customize your text to fit the style and mood of your video. That includes altering the text's size, changing its color, and even picking from a wide choice of fonts to ensure your textual content resonates with your video theme.

Is there a character limit for the text I can add to my video?

There is no rigid character limit for the text you add. Our aim is to offer you as much creative freedom as possible. However, remember that lesser text tends to be more effective in a video. It's all about balance—the text should not overshadow your video content but complement it.

How does adding text to my video help with SEO?

Search engine bots crawl and index text, so the more relevant text you add (captions or descriptions), the better it is for your SEO rankings. This way, you're catering to both your audience's viewing experience and appealing to search engines.

Can you add subtitles to a video?

With chopcast's text-based video editor, you can easily add subtitles to your video. Our platform allows for precise timing and formatting, ensuring your subtitles sync perfectly with your content.

How can I put text over a video?

Adding text over a video is effortless with chopcast. Once you've uploaded your video, just click the "Add Text" button, type your desired wording, and position the text to your liking.

Can you animate text in chopcast?

Absolutely! Our text-based video editor allows you to animate your text, creating dynamic and engaging effects such as fade-in, slide, or bounce.

How can I add closed captions to my videos?

Adding closed captions can be done quickly on chopcast. You can manually write captions or upload a transcript file, and our editor will help you time the captions accurately.

Can I change the font and color of the text?

Yes, chopcast offers a range of customization options, including the ability to adjust the font style, size, and color, ensuring your text exactly matches your video’s aesthetic.

How do I add text to a video for social media?

Adding text to a social media video is simple with chopcast. Add the text, customize its style, position it as per your requirement, and export the video in a format optimized for your specific social platform.



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Insert text now with chopcast's text-based video editor.


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Why use  chopcast ?

Upload your videos to chopcast's video editor. It'll watch them, and create thoughtful clips based on the key moments using AI that you can edit and share that are sure to get you noticed.




Supported use cases

Podcasts and webinars

YouTube shorts

Zoom recordings

Linkedin videos

Twitter videos



Facebook videos

Instagram Reels


What you can do?

Create short-form video

Turn webinars, podcasts, and YouTube videos into great clips using AI in minutes.

Automatic video subtitling

Get 97% accuracy subtitles for your videos and clips. Edit anything on the fly.

Video, text, audio, and more

Video's only the start. Get instant transcripts, .SRT files, audiograms, and more.

Manage your clips in one place

No more hours lost searching long videos. Create and manage clips in one place.

Customize clips

Resize, change aspect ratio to suit all social platforms.

Remove Umms

Instantly remove audio imperfections with 1 click.

Trim video by text

Remove parts of your video by deleting/editing text.

+ More AI features

Designed to grow your reach and engagement.



Not sure where to start?

Add text to videos and more with chopcast.

Chopcast helps you turn videos into shorts. We offer a free-to-use AI platform, as well as done-for-you plans.