Watermark is an important part of video and photo creating because it can efficiently protect the copyright of creator’s works. As a YouTube creator, when you export a video, you find your video was marked with the logo of the editing software, what should you do? This post will tell you how to remove watermark from video in detail.
You may watermark a video, but after a few days, you want to change the video watermark and find the original video was gone. In this case, the only way to do is replacing the original video watermark with the new watermark.
To avoid video loss, you can use MiniTool Shadow Maker to back up the video files.
You create a video with a popular video editor. When you save the video on your computer, you play it and find the video was watermarked. (To create videos with watermark-free video editor, you can use MiniTool MovieMaker.
To solve this, you can choose to remove watermark from video. So how to remove the video watermark?
How to Remove Watermark from Video
You may spend much time creating a video. After exporting the video, you find there is a large logo on your video. To save time, you’re not going to re-create a video and you choose to remove watermark from video.
To create video without watermark, you may interest in 2019 Top 8 Best Video Editors without Watermark for PC.
How to remove watermark from video? In this post, you will master four practical skills to remove video watermark.
- Blurring the watermark.
- Replacing the watermark.
- Cropping the video.
- Using watermark remover.
Blurring the watermark
YouTube video editor can modify your uploaded YouTube videos online. With it, you can trim the video, blur the face or object in video. After uploading a video to YouTube, you find watermark is not matching the video, you want to remove watermark from video.
There are two options for you. Delete the video and edit the video with editing software, then re-upload the YouTube video. Or blur the watermark online by YouTube video editor. The latter option is helpful, especially when you can’t find the original video file on your computer.
To edit YouTube videos, you may also like: How to Edit YouTube Videos (Windows/Mac/Phone).
This part will tell you how to remove watermark from video by blurring it. Follow the steps below.
Step 1: Open YouTube official website and log in to your YouTube account to access its main interface.
Step 2: On the homepage, click on your account avatar at the top right corner of the screen. Select YouTube Studio (beta) option from the drop-down list.
Step 3: In the interface of YouTube Studio (beta), tap on Videos to manage your YouTube videos.
Step 4: All YouTube videos will be listed here, you need to find the video you want to remove watermark and click on the YouTube video.
Step 5: Choose the Editor option to launch YouTube video editor.
Step 6: On this page, you can trim the beginning and end of video, add copyright-free music to video and blur object or face you want to hide. To remove watermark from video, you can click ADD BLUR button to hide the watermark.
Step 7: Select Custom blurring and click Edit to launch the blurring tool.
Step 8: On this page, click on the video watermark when it happens. If the watermark is too large, you can resize the blurred area to blur it. Because the watermark is still in the video, you need to change when blurring ends. Click and drag the ends of timeline to set when the blurring ends.
Step 9: After adding blur effect to the watermark, click the Done button.
Step 10: Click on Save to apply changes. It will take a while to complete the process, please wait patienlty until the process is done. After that, you can watch your YouTube video without watermark.
Want to download YouTube videos for free? See this post: How to Easily and Quickly Download YouTube Video Free.
Here's the video tutorial.
Replacing the watermark
Replace the text watermark
If you find there is a small text watermark in your video, you can choose the excellent video editor - Windows Movie Maker to replace it with your own text watermark.
Step 1: Download and install Windows Movie Maker and launch it to access its main interface.
Step 2: Click Add videos and photos in the toolbar, select the video you want to add and click on the Open button. You can also directly drag and drop the target video into the project.
Step 3: After importing the video file, you can see the text watermark in the lower right corner. Then tap on Caption in the toolbar to make a text watermark.
Step 4: Enter the text you want in the box, then choose the font you like. To completely hide the original text watermark, you can change the font size and color.
Step 5: To make the watermark exist in the entire video, you need to set the time when the text watermark happens and ends. Because the Start time was set “0.00s” by default, you don’t need to change it. Then enter video duration in the Text duration box.
Step 6: Click on Home menu and tap on Save movie to select a save path in the toolbar.
Replace the image watermark
If video watermark is an image watermark, you can use Format Factory. It is the most popular and powerful video converter. You may convert your flash video to mp4 by Format Factory. Not only that, this video converter also can help you add image and text watermark to video.
With it, you can replace the original image watermark with your own image watermark. Follow the steps below.
Step 1: Download and install Format Factory and launch it to get its main interface.
Step 2: On this page, choose the common file format – MP4. Then click on Add File to select the video you want to remove watermark and open it.
Step 3: Tap on Output Settings to watermark video. You will see Watermark option in the lower right corner of the Video Setting interface. Click Watermark to access its interface.
Step 4: On the Watermark page, there are three options available: Add Picture, Add Text and Clear. To remove image watermark, you need to use Add Picture option.
Step 5: Click on Add Picture to open the image watermark you prepare in advance. To cover up the original watermark, you can resize the watermark and drag it to the right place. Then tap on OK, in the pop-up window, input a name you like.
Step 6: In the end, click OK to get its main interface. Tap on Start in the toolbar. It will take a few seconds to finish the process.
Cropping the video
If you didn’t satisfy with the above mentioned methods, try to crop the video. In doing so, you can remove water from video completely. To crop the video, you can also use the professional video converter – Format Factory.
This part will tell how to crop the video step by step with Format Factory.
Step 1: Download and install Format Factory and open it to get its main interface.
Step 2: Choose MP4 option and click on Add File to open the video you want to crop.
Step 3: Then tap on Clip, and the video will be played automatically. Click the Play button to pause the video.
Step 4: On this page, click the inverted triangle icon. Choose Crop option from the drop-down list.
Step 5: Then drag and resize the red frame to retain the video content you want. Then click on OK.
Step 6: Click OK in the opened pop-up window to apply changes, then tap on Start in the toolbar.
After the process finishes, you can watch the video without watermark.
Related article: 5 Best Free Video Croppers for 2020.
Removing the watermark
If you want remove watermark from video easily and quickly, you can try a professional watermark remover - Apowersoft Watermark Remover. With it, you can batch process multiple watermarks at once.
Follow the step steps below.
Step 1: Download and install Apowersoft Watermark Remover and open the software.
Step 2: Close the pop-up window if you don’t want to upgrade to pro version. Click on Remove watermark from video tab.
Step 3: On this page, tap on drag and drop to add video(s) to open the video you want to remove watermark.
Step 4: Choose Selection Tool to remove the unwant parts. Then drag the selection tool on the watermark. To cover it up, you can resize the selected area.
Step 5: Click the folder icon to choose a path to save the video. Tap on Convert, the pop-up window shows up, you can ignore it. Then it will convert the video automatically.
However, there are lots of limited features for free users.
- You can convert only 30% or 1 minute of video.
- You can only remove or add 1 watermark at a time.
- You can convert 3 images only.
Of course, you can buy the software for better experience.
Besides, Apowersoft also allows you to remove watermark online.
How to Remove Watermark from Photo
When you share some amazing pictures you shoot with others, you want to let them know you are the creator. You will add watermark to the photo to protect your photo copyright.
However, sometimes, you just want to set one of the pictures as desktop background, and you lose the original photo, removing watermark from photo can’t be better.
This part will show you how to remove photo watermark for free successfully.
Step 1: Open the official website of Pixlr, and choose OPEN IMAGE FROM COMPUTER option in the pop-up window.
Step 2: Select the photo you want to remove the watermark and click on Open to load the photo.
Step 3: If you find the watermark is at the corner of the picture, you can crop the photo.
Step 4: Choose the crop tool, select the image content you want to keep. Then click OK in the pop-up window to apply changes.
Step 5: Tap on File and select Save from the drop-down menu.
When the video watermark is small and the background is nearly the same. You can erase the watermark with Pixlr.
Step 1: Open the photo you want to erase the watermark.
Step 2: Click on Clone stamp tool icon in the left panel and start removing the watermark on your photo.
Step 3: You can press Ctrl + click to select the erasing area to remove the watermark. You need to use the tool patiently.
Step 4: After removing the photo watermark, you can choose File in the toolbar. Then select Save option from the drop-down list.
This post offers you various practical skills to remove watermark. After having read this post, you must know how to remove watermark from video and photo.
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