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Tips & tricks to use Smart Free Photo Resizer.

How to Add Text to Photos?

Introduction

It's nice to have annotation about your pictures to better remember events, to describe the photos, even to protect your own created pictures from stealing. This free photo resizer allows you to add text to photos. When adding text, you can align the text in left, center or right. It is available to adjust the shadow, background, font size, position, XY offset as well as opacity.

1. Input Photos

Click "Effects" and in the "Watermark Image" tab, check "Add Watermark". Click the button on the right of "Watermark Image" column to insert the image you want to use as watermark. In the "Position" menu, you can choose the preset position of watermark like bottom right, top left, center, etc.; it also allows you to drag the image or enter the relative X-Y offset values to change the position. There is a transparency control slider ranging from 0 to 255 to adjust transparency.

Input Photos

2. Add Text

Click "Effects" and in the "Watermark Text" tab, check "Add Watermark Text". In the text field, you can enter the text you want by typing or pasting them in. The text alignment can be set with left, right or center. By clicking "Font" you can choose the font as well as its style and size. You can also insert a variable like the date or time. It allows you to apply shadow and set background color of text. In the "Position" menu, you can choose the preset position of text like bottom right, top left, center, etc.; it also allows you to drag the text or enter the relative X-Y offset values to change the position. You can enter values in "Memo Width & Height" to adjust the width and height of text overlay. There is a transparency control slider ranging from 0 to 255 to adjust transparency.

Add Text

By clicking "Preview", you can preview the photo in the popup previewer which has 2 windows. The left window shows the original photo while the right window shows the resulting photo you will get. You can freely use the buttons at the bottom to zoom in/out, fit on window, or view them in actual pixels. You can also click left mouse button/scroll the mouse wheel down to zoom in or do the opposite to zoom out. When you drag the image in the left or right window, the image in the other will also moves so that you can see same region of both images. If you are satisfied with what you will get, click "Close" and then click "OK".

Add Text

3. Start Processing

Click "Browse..." and you can choose the output folder. By default, the output folder is the same as the source folder. In the "Output Format" menu, you can choose the image format you want and click "Encoder Settings..." to adjust compression, quality, color mode, etc. of the format you choose. When you have finished all settings, click "Convert" to start conversion. You can see a "Status" window showing the conversion info of the photo being processed and the overall progress bar. When the conversion is complete, you can click "Open output folder" in the prompted window to directly find your photos with text.

Start Processing

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