How to Add a Font to CapCut

One of the best features content creators enjoy on CapCut is adding fonts. Selecting just the right font enhances the video’s visual appeal. This gives your projects individuality and creativity which will easily connect with an audience. Today, people are more attentive to details and it’s easy to tell when a creator has put extra effort.

How to Add a Font to CapCut

This article covers adding custom fonts in CapCut on your PC, iOS, and Android devices.

Adding Custom Fonts to the CapCut App on Your PC

Adding some custom fonts to the CapCut app on PC is possible. This can be achieved on both Mac or Windows devices. Using custom and unique fonts is an ideal way of enhancing the creativity of your videos. The process is relatively straightforward and involves the following steps.

  1. Download the custom font you want from one of the many free and paid online font websites. The most popular sites include Google Fonts, FontSquirrel, and Dafont.
  2. Once you find what you want to use, download and install it on your computer.

Once you’ve successfully installed the font, you need to add it to the CapCut app. If you haven’t done so already, download the video editor from here.

  1. Open CapCut on your computer by double-clicking the desktop icon.
    • Alternatively, use the Windows Start menu or the Mac Launchpad to search for the app on your device.
  2. After opening the app, select the “Text” button to add text to the video. The text button is at the top toolbar on top of your screen.
  3. Tap the “Font” option within the “Text” tab.
  4. From the drop-down menu, choose “System.” This displays all the fonts installed on the computer.
  5. On the resulting drop-down menu, scroll to find the font you’ve recently downloaded and installed on the device.
  6. Click the font and add it to your CapCut app.

By following the above steps, you will have added a new font in CapCut and are now able to use it on your videos. You’ll need to type your text first, then pick the font style from the menu. With custom fonts, you are free to experiment and see which looks best for your purposes.

Adding Custom Fonts on the CapCut App on Android

Adding a custom font on Android involves downloading it to your device first. You can’t proceed without completing this step. The CapCut app should already be installed on the device. If it’s not, download and install it before getting started.

  1. In your preferred browser, navigate to a font website such as the ones we’ve mentioned previously.
  2. Select the one you want to use, then click on it to initiate the download.

Usually, the font downloads as a zip file. The file must be extracted first to use the font. To successfully extract the files, click the downloaded zip file and decompress the font folder. The fonts will come in either .otf or .ttf formats. Make sure you note the format of the downloaded font.

Once the font has been extracted from the zip folder, you can now embark on importing it to CapCut.

  1. In the CapCut main menu, tap the “Text” option.
  2. Choose “Add Text.”
  3. Click on the “Add font” option to access the font import menu.
  4. Go to the folder where the extracted font files are and pick the font you intend to use.
  5. This adds the font to the menu. It can now be used on any custom text you add to the videos you create.
  6. Create your text and apply the downloaded font to the text.

The font can be further edited by adjusting its style, size, and color. This gives the user more flexibility to personalize outcomes and wow the audience.

Adding Text in CapCut

Knowing how to add text in CapCut is necessary before you can begin adding new fonts. The steps are relatively easy.

  1. Open the CapCut app on your device.
  2. Select “Create a Project” or open an existing project.
  3. Choose the “Text” menu within the menu bar and select “Add text.”
    Select “Style,” and then the plus sign (+).
  4. Navigate to the folder with the text file you want to add and click the file to access the new text file.


Can fonts be edited on CapCut?

Yes. There are many tools on CapCut and one of the popular ones is Font Editing. It allows editing or adding text, images, and graphics to the videos. You can select a background, apply animation, graphics, and elements, or use reflections and shadows.

Add Fonts for Great Text Outcomes

CapCut offers an import option that allows users to add fonts from third-party sources. Learning to add fonts on CapCut is one of the best ways to craft great material.

Did you attempt to add font on CapCut on any of the devices mentioned? What was the outcome like? Feel free to share with us in the comments section below.

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