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May The 4th Be With You: How to Create Scrolling Text in Vyond

Full-time Vyond project manager and full-time Star Wars fan, Dany Rizzo, shares how she recreates Star Wars’ famous scrolling intro text in Vyond:

May the 4th scrolling text GIF

Happy May the 4th everyone! Sometimes the Force is strong with you and you’re inspired to create videos worthy of a Jedi…or are you a Sith? Whatever side you’re on, we can all agree that making videos with Vyond is not nearly as difficult as building a second Death Star. In fact, it’s so easy even Jar Jar Binks can do it! In honor of May the 4th, here’s a tip on how to create your very own captions, Star Wars style.

How to create scrolling text in Vyond

It takes seconds to achieve this fun Star Wars effect.

  • Add a text box and adjust your font and color.
  • Place the text at the bottom of your stage.
  • Apply a motion path to your text box. 
  • Adjust the motion path duration to achieve your desired speed.

Here’s a helpful diagram:

Scrolling text in vyond

Master Yoda will be proud to see what you will accomplish in Vyond. May the 4th be with you, always. – Dany Rizzo.

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