How to Add Logos/Watermarks over Videos in VLC Media Player?

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  • In the menu bar, click on Tools > Effects and Filters. [Shortcut: CTRL + E].
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    • Click on the tab that says "Video Effects" and then click on "Overlay".
    • Check the "Add Logo" checkbox.
    • Click the three dots besides the logo textbox. Browse and open the overlay image.
    • Use the "Top" and "Left" options to specify the position of the image.
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    • Drag the "Transparency" bar from full towards none to increase transparency.
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    If you want to add a text overlay:
    • In Overlay Video effects, check the box that says "Add text".
    • Input the Text in the available field.
    • From the position dropdown, choose a position like "Left", "Right", "Top-Left", "and Bottom-Left" etc.
    • After you're satisfied, press the "Close" Button to save your changes.
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    If you want to add a text overlay:
    • In Overlay Video effects, check the box that says "Add text".
    • Input the Text in the available field.
    • From the position dropdown, choose a position like "Left", "Right", "Top-Left", "and Bottom-Left" etc.
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    Making the Edits Permanent

    The logos, texts, and watermarks that you overlay on the video can be permanently edited and placed into the media file. All you have to do is follow these steps:

    • From the menu bar, go to Media > Convert / Save. [CTRL + R].
    • Click on Add, and browse and add the current video.
    • Click on Convert/Save.
    • In the next step, edit the profile settings first
    • Navigate to Video codec > Filters tab
    • Check the ☑ Logo video filter and hit Save.
    • Choose an appropriate destination location and filename and press Start .