How to create your own capcut template?

Here’s a guide on how to create your own CapCut template:

Start a new project:

  • Open the CapCut app on your mobile device.
  • Click the “New Project” button.

Add your photos or videos:

Select the photos or videos you want to use in your template design. You can either select from your mobile gallery or import them from other apps.

Edit your template:

  • Rearrange clips: Drag and drop clips to rearrange their order on the timeline.
  • Trim clips: Tap a clip and drag the start or end handles to trim it.
  • Apply Effects: Add transitions, filters, stickers, text, and other effects to enhance your template.
  • Use Overlays: Add photos or videos as overlays to create interesting effects.
  • Adjust Timing: Change the duration of clips and transitions to create the desired pacing.

Customize Effects:

  • Fine Tune: Click any effect to adjust its settings and customize its appearance.
  • Text Editing: Browse different text options, fonts, colors, sizes, and animations to match the style of your template.

Create placeholders (optional):

  • Photo Placeholders: Add photos with a “+” icon in the middle to indicate where users should insert their photos.
  • Text Placeholders: Insert text with instructions for users to replace with their content.

Export the template:

  1. Once you are satisfied with your template, tap the “Export” button.
  2. Choose a resolution: Select the resolution of your choice (eg, 720p, 1080p).
  3. Remove Watermark: You can remove the “Add CapCut Watermark” option if desired.
  4. Upload to CapCut (optional): If you are a CapCut creator, you can click “Upload to CapCut” to share your template with others within the app.

Additional tips:

  • Explore Templates: Search existing templates in CapCut for inspiration and to learn different techniques.
  • Experiment: Don’t be afraid to experiment with different effects and features to create unique and attractive templates.
  • Keep it simple: Remember that simplicity often leads to the most impactful templates, making it easy for others to use and customize.
  • Preview before exporting: Always preview your design before exporting to make sure it looks the way you want it to look.
  • Share your templates: Share your created templates on social media or with friends to encourage others to use them and expand the CapCut community.
Note: To become a CapCut Creator and potentially earn money from your templates, you will need to apply through the app.

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