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ffmpegHow to align text to center of the video using drawtext filter


ffmpeg -i in.mp4 -vf "drawtext=text='I am middle text':x=(w-text_w)/2:y=(h-text_h)/2:fontsize=24:fontcolor=white" -c:a copy out.mp4ctrl + c
-i in.mp4

input video file

-vf

apply specific video filters

drawtext=

drawtext filter options

text=

text to draw

x=

horizontal position in pixels from top left corner

y=

vertical position in pixels from top left corner

fontsize

size of the text to display

fontcolor

color of the text

-c:a copy

copy audio without converting

out.mp4

resulting video file

(w-text_w)/2

calculate X position of text based on video width (w) and text width (text_w), divided by 2

(h-text_h)/2

calculate Y position of text based on video height (h) and text height (text_h), divided by 2