make a lyric video
Search for lyrics on YouTube and you’ll see many beautifully crafted lyrics videos. These videos usually consist of a natural combination of video footage, music, and lyrics. A good lyric video is easy to attract fans, and get the higher views.
You might be wondering; how do you make this kind of video? Do you need any professional skill? In fact, you can do it easily with YouTube Movie Maker’s built-in lyric video maker.
We need to prepare the music file and lyrics for the lyrics video before we make it. Music files are generally. MP3 format, lyrics file is .lrc or .txt format.
How to make a lyric video easily?
The first step, open YouTube Movie Maker software, click the LRC button at the top of the window.
There are two modes to choose from, the full mode and the wizard mode. If you are making lyrics video for the first time, it is recommended to choose the wizard mode first. Let’s take the wizard model as a case here as shown below.
Second, import the prepared lyrics and song files.
Once you’re in wizard mode, you’re actually opening a lyric video maker. A production guide will guide you step by step. After each step, click Next to proceed to the next step.
We add the lyrics file and the song file one by one. You can directly import the ready txt or lrc lyrics file. Moreover, you can also manually enter lyrics in the lyric video maker.
Step 3, Set the appropriate start and stop time for the lyrics.
Click the record button and the software will start playing the imported music. Here, you need to hold down any key on the keyboard to mark the start time of the lyrics, but don’t let go. Just release the key to mark the end time of the lyrics. Marking the lyrics of the entire song with same operation.
Step 4, Click Next and move on to the lyric adjustment section.
If you have a small margin of error when setting the start and end times of a song, don’t worry, you can adjust it here. Once the adjustment is complete, click Next again to move on to the next step.
Step 5, select the video style template and set the font style for the lyrics.
Here, we can choose the built-in style template in the left window, the Font button at the top can set the font style for all the lyrics. If you want to set a different style for each lyric, you can select a lyric and click Font + to set it up separately. We can also select the desired video quality in the bottom left corner of the window.
After all the operations are complete, we click save and save it as. RZLRC template file.
Step 6, add the video content and export the video.
Close Wizard mode and return to the main interface of the software. Click the red plus sign at the top left and select Add Lyric (. RZLRC). Save what you’ve just saved RZLRC file. After that, right-click on the file and select Add Selected To > Text 0 line.
Next, we click the red plus sign, select Add Video, add a Video file as the image, right-click on the file, select Add Selected To > Video link. In this way, we combined the video with the lyrics.
At this point, we completed the production of the lyrics video all the operations. The finished work looks like this. The lyrics will be displayed dynamically as the song progresses, along with some special effects.
You can preview the video by clicking the Preview button, and if you’re satisfied, you can export the video by clicking the Render button. Of course, you can also hit the Publish button to release the video directly to YouTube.
YouTube Movie Maker can be customized for all aspects of the video adjustment. If you are familiar with the software, you can choose the full mode and other functions. It will allow you to create a video with richer special effects.