Adobe Premiere Pro Video Editing Software

How to add a title in Premiere Pro

When watching a movie, TV show or YouTube movie, the titles look slick, smooth, and professional. You can create a professional title in Premiere Pro. We will show you how to add a title in Premiere Pro that brings quality to your video. 

This article explores what a title is, when you should use it and how to add a title in Premiere Pro. It’s pretty simple but incredibly effective. 

Let’s check it out. 

What is a title in Premiere Pro? 

A title, in general, is something you is something that’s used at the start of films or used in the credits. And, a title in Premiere Pro can be used in the same way. This also includes the opening credits and rolling titles of the film.

How to create a title template in Premiere Pro

Creating a title in Premiere Pro is a lot easier than it may seem. Follow our simple instructions to create your title, and we will also show you how to add a title in Premiere Pro.

open up the title in Premiere Pro

Creating a title in Premiere Pro

The first step of adding a title in Premiere Pro is to create one. To create your title in Premiere Pro, simply;

  • Go to, File > New > Title. ​​Or go to Window > Essential Graphics and open up the Essential Graphics Panel.
  • Set the Width and Size
  • You can now save a name for your title. 

The built-in title tool will now pop out, and you’ll be able to use this to create your title in Premiere Pro. 

One thing to note. Place the Playhead to the place you want your title to appear in.

Create your text for your title

To create the text for your title simply, 

create the text for your title simply
  • Select the Type Tool in the top left. 
  • Now, click on the screen anywhere to create a text box and write the title.
  • Use the Selection Tool and set the position of your title.

Note. To centre your title, use the centre tool.

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Customise your text for your title in Premiere Pro

To customise your text in Premiere Pro, you can use the “Properties” bar on the right-hand side of the screen. You can customise the size of the text, the font and many other things, including the colour and the positioning of the text. 

If you don’t want to style the title yourself in Premiere Pro, you can use some of their preset title templates.   

You can access those in the Title Styles section.

Once you have finished customising your title in Premiere Pro, simply close the Title Tool, and your title will appear fresh in your Project Window

It’s as easy as that! Now you just need to add your title to your project.

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How to add a title into Premiere Pro.

Now you’ve created your title, customised it, and your title is ready to go. It’s time to add your title to your project. 

To add your title, simply; 

  • Grab your title from the Project Window and drag it onto the Timeline.
  • Now, position the title where your want it and adjust the length if you need to.
  • Also, add a transition onto the start or the end of the title if needed. 

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How to add a title template in Premiere Pro

If you are using or are going to be using titles on a regular basis, it would be useful for you to create title templates in Premiere Pro. You can import these templates into new projects when you’re finishing up post production with ease and efficiency. This will speed up your video editing workflow and help you save time and money. 

To import and add a title as a template:

  • Click, Title > Templates.
  • Now, go to the Templates window, click on the top-right menu and select > Import Current Title as Template.

Note: Remember to load a template, then you can choose from the list of your templates on the left-hand side and select “OK”. Then in the future, simply select Title > New Title > Based on Template.

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We hope this article on “How to add a title in Premiere Pro” was helpful to you. Let us know your thoughts below in the comments, as we love to hear from you. 

Happy editing, everyone!

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