Add Progress Bar to Video

A video progress bar offers a visual indication of how much of the video has been seen and how much remains to be seen. A fantastic tool for encouraging viewers to watch your films till the conclusion.

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How to add a progress bar to video?

Add a progress bar to your video in three easy steps.

  1. 1. Upload Your Video

    First, upload the video file that you would like to add the progress bar to.

    Step 1 - Upload Icon
  2. 2. Select the progress bar

    We have a number of progress bar templated to choose from, drag onto your video to overlay. Adjust the settings of the progress bar as needed to customize its appearance. You can change its color, size, and position on the screen, as well as how it behaves as the video plays.

    Step 2 - Visualise Audio Wave
  3. 3. Export the video

    Once the video has rendered it will have the progress bar burned into the video file, that you can download.

    Step 3 - Download Compressed Video.png

Why add a progress bar.

A progress bar reveals how much of a video has been seen, which may hold people's interest. You may also use a reverse progress bar to show how much time remains, for example showing how long is left in a sponsored video segment.
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Social Media Progress Bars

Short videos need progress bars more than anything else. Adding a dynamic progress bar to TikTok, YouTube short, or IGTV video will greatly increase engagement. People can get an idea of how long your video is by looking at the progress bar. They are a great way to get people to watch your videos until the end instead of leaving in the middle. On social media, it can be hard to get people's attention, so a progress bar could make all the difference for your engagement.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to add progress bar to video?

EchoWave makes adding a animated bar that shows how long the video is simple. People can see how a video is going without having to stop and look at the timestamp. When you add a progress bars you can change the style, bar colour, outline colour, and size, online from any device.

How do I add different kinds of progress bars?

There no limit on the number of progress bars you can add, we offer many styles, rounded, circle and box shaped.