How to Add Watermark to YouTube Video in 2020 [Ultimate Solutions]

Lisa Ou

April 14, 2020 17:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

I want to add a watermark to my YouTube videos, how can I do this? I want to make it on my computer, any recommendation?

How to Add Watermark to YouTube Video in 2020 [Ultimate Solutions]

In order to make the videos more professional and increase business awareness, you can add watermark to YouTube video. As a matter of fact, it is not difficult to add a watermark to a video. You can get 6 proven ways in the following parts.

1. How to Add a Watermark on YouTube

The first tool recommended to you is YouTube online editor. It is a tool enables you to edit videos with ease after uploading them. You ought to know how to add watermark on YouTube with it. Below is the demonstration.

Go to YouTube page and log in your account, select YouTube Studio.

Click Settings > Channel > Branding > Choose image. Then choose an image you want.

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Choose the display time from End of video, Custom start time and Entire video.

Save it.

If you want to edit the videos with a professional tool, you can move on.

2. How to Add Watermark on YouTube Videos with Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere pro is one of the most professional and famous video editors on computer. It has a full set of video and image editor tools, you can make what you want with its powerful features. But you should know that it is not a piece of cake for a beginner. You should check below steps carefully.

After installing Adobe Premiere on computer, import the video and drag it to timeline.

Choose the watermark file to the timeline and adjust the display time.

As you can see, it is easy to find the buttons if you are familiar with Adobe Premiere Pro. What if you are not?

3. Add Watermark to YouTube Video with FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate

FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate will be strongly recommended to you. It is more than a video converter for you. It helps you crop videos, merge video files, add video subtitles, improve video quality, remove audio from videos, etc.

  1. Both Windows and Mac versions are available.
  2. It is easy and safe to use.
  3. It enables you to convert video and audio formats.
  4. You can use it to add video watermark, improve video quality, add video subtitles, etc.
  5. You can crop videos, rotate videos, trim audio file, etc.

Below are the clear instructions.

Save the video on computer local folder if you have not uploaded it. And you need to download it from YouTube if you have uploaded it already without a copy.

Download and install FoneLab Video Converter Ultimate on computer, you can choose Windows or Mac according to your needs. Then it will be launched automatically. If not, you can double-click to run it manually.

Import the video. You can directly drag and drop the video. Or click Add File button to choose a video file.

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Select Edit > Watermark. Check Enable watermark and choose Text or Picture to add a watermark. Then set the watermark area. Click Apply.

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Click Convert.

So easy, right? You can download and have a try now!

Solutions are always more than a problem. You can also try iMovie to add watermark to a video before uploading.

4. How to Add Watermark on YouTube with iMovie

You might have tried iMovie on iPhone, iPad or Mac to edit a video easily before. As a popular tool, it helps users rotate video, add watermark, convert video format and more with simple operations. You can learn how to use it to add watermark to a video.

Run iMovie on Mac and import the video and watermark files.

Drag and drop both of them to timeline and adjust them.

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Export the video file.

5. How to Add Watermark on YouTube with Windows Movie Maker

What if you are using a Windows computer? Windows Movie Maker is one of the best choices on Windows you should try. You should note that it can add a text watermark only as below.

Open Windows Movie Maker and import the video file.

Select Title, input the text and save it.

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For people who don’t want to download any program on computer anymore, you can choose online tools.

6. How to Add a Watermark on YouTube Videos Online

You can simply search add watermark online on Google and choose one from the results. Here Kapwing will be recommended to you.

You can upload image or video then follow the instructions.

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That’s all about how to add watermark to YouTube videos. You can choose one solution and have a try now!

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