How to remove floating watermark from a video

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Want to learn how to remove a moving watermark from video? Here's the perfect tutorial. A moving watermark is basically an image or text that the video creator or sharing platform uses to claim ownership. Good examples are videos downloaded from social media platforms like TikTok and Likee. But as helpful as they are, moving watermarks can distract viewers. Also, the downloaded video might lose its originality when shared with other people. But thankfully, you can easily remove a moving watermark from video. Here are some five solutions:

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Part 1. How to remove a moving watermark from a video?

Without wasting too much time, let's jump in and discuss how to remove a floating watermark from video with five simple methods.

#1. Remove moving watermark from the video with Wondershare UniConverter

Wondershare UniConverter is undoubtedly the best video editor for beginners and pros alike. This full-featured program lets you remove watermarks from all video formats like WebM, MTS, 3GP, MP4, VOB, etc. Just like HitPaw, you can losslessly remove the watermark by repositioning and resizing the lasso function to cover the moving watermark before entering the playback duration. But that's not all. You can also remove watermarks by cropping out the watermarked area or adding another watermark to cover the original one.

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Below are the options:

Option 1. Remove a moving watermark from the video using Watermark Editor

Step 1 Run Wondershare UniConverter Watermark Editor.

Fire up Wondershare UniConverter on your PC and then open the Watermark Editor on the home window.

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Step 2 Import your video file(s).

Next, click the Remove Watermark tab at the top and then drag-n-drop your video on the window. Another way to load a video is to click Add Files. Whichever the case, the upload speed is fast.

Import your video file(s)

Step 3 Select the area of watermark.

Now tap Select Area to open the lasso tool and resize it to cover the watermark texts. Then, enter the playback time for the video watermark.

Select the area of watermark

Step 4 Remove the watermark and save the video.

Last but not least, click Preview and then tap Play to crosscheck the video. If satisfied, tap Remove Watermark to erase the unwanted logo.

Remove the watermark and save the video

Note: Although this method is very effective, you can only remove watermarks for a specific duration, around 3 seconds. The same also applies to HitPaw Watermark Remover. In addition, this method can leave traces of blur. Fortunately, there are easy ways around these problems, as we'll see in the next option.

Option 2. Remove a floating watermark from the video by cropping

Cropping is an effective way to remove a floating watermark from a video. Note, however, that this method eliminates some sections of the video frame. Nonetheless, below is how to crop out moving watermarks and logos with Wondershare UniConverter:

Step 1. Run UniConverter and then tap Video Editor on the left pane. Then, click Crop to select the watermarked video on the cropper.

Video Editor

Step 2. After adding the video, you'll see two preview screens. In that case, drag and resize the red lasso tool on the top preview screen to crop out the moving watermark. You can also manually enter the crop dimensions.

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Step 3. If satisfied with the changes you've made, click Ok and convert your video.

Limitation: While this method is very effective, you can't eliminate moving watermarks that run across the screen. In other words, you can't crop the whole video frame. It is easy to remove the moving watermark that moves at the top of the video.

Option 3. Remove a moving watermark from the video by adding another watermark

Another way to remove a moving watermark from a video is by adding another watermark. However, the result may not be as good as the other methods listed above. But still, you can make your new watermark more colorful and presentable to keep the older one in the background. Here are the steps:

Step 1. Launch Watermark Editor on the home window.

Launch Watermark Editor on the home window

Step 2. Click the Add Watermark button and tap Add Files to load a video.

Add Watermark

Step 3. Now you have two options. First, click Image Type and then tap Add Image to cover the dynamic watermark with an image logo. Ensure you crop and resize the image to cover the moving watermark.

Add Image

Or, click the Text Type button and enter the watermark texts in the fields provided. As expected, you can also adjust the text color, size, font, and opacity.

Text Type

Step 4. Preview the new video before clicking Add Watermark. It's that easy!

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#2: Remove moving watermark from the video with HitPaw

HitPaw Watermark Remover is one of the most accomplished video editors around. With this Windows and Mac program, you can choose to remove a moving watermark from video online or offline using the desktop version. The user interface is modern, straightforward, and supports standard formats like MOV, VOB, MP4, FLV, etc. Remember, HitPaw Watermark Remover is free to use.

So, let's swoop in and learn how to remove dynamic watermark from video with HitPaw desktop and online editor.

Option 1. Remove dynamic watermark from video with HitPaw Watermark Remover software.

Step 1. Install and run HitPaw Watermark Remover on your PC and then tap Choose File to upload a video.

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Step 2. Now open the dynamic watermark feature by clicking the Star button. This feature is off by default. Then, you can set the dynamic watermark removal mode as Smooth Filling, Gaussian Blur, Color Filling, or Matte Filling.

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Step 3. Crop and resize the lasso tool to cover the watermark text and then enter the start/end time for the moving watermark. Or, simply drag the sliders on both ends inwards to select the watermark playback duration.

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Step 4. Lastly, click Remove & Export to save your new non-watermarked video. That's it!

Option 2. Remove moving watermark from video online free with HitPaw Online Editor.

Step 1. Launch HitPaw Online Watermark Remover and then tap Choose File to load a video.

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Step 2. Now drag and resize the selection box on the preview screen to cover the watermark. Then, enter the watermark playback duration on the right pane.

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Step 3. Finally, click Save to remove moving watermark from video online with HitPaw Online Editor.

Part 2. Frequently asked questions about removing moving watermark from video

Q1. Which is the best watermark remover from a video?

Choosing the best watermark remover from the hundreds of options can be challenging. But although HitPaw Watermark Remover is good, you can't crop and edit video like you would with UniConverter. That's because most watermark removers don't support removing dynamic or moving watermarks. So, I highly recommend HitPaw and Wondershare Watermark Editor. But in any case, choose any of the two.

Q2. How do I remove watermarks from videos on Mac?

Again, removing watermarks from videos on Mac is a cakewalk with HitPaw Watermark Remover and Wondershare Watermark Editor. These programs run smoothly on most macOS versions, including Catalina, Big Sur, and Monterey. But due to the added editing features, Wondershare Watermark Editor simply has the edge over HitPaw.

Q3. How do I remove the iStock watermark?

An iStock watermark is one of the most difficult to remove. That's because free images downloaded from this library have multiple iStock watermarks. For this reason, you must choose an editor that supports removing numerous watermarks at once. Even more critical, the watermark remover must not leave any blur on the initially watermarked area. So, choose Wondershare Watermark Editor to batch remove iStock watermarks with lossless quality. Of course, HitPaw is also a great alternative.

Part 3. Conclusion

Now you know how to remove a moving watermark from the video. Adding another watermark is best to erase the dynamic watermark without blurring traces. Cropping is also another option if the running watermark doesn't cover too much video space. But if the dynamic watermark is a short one, let's say 3-5 seconds, then using Wondershare Watermark Editor or HitPaw Watermark Editor is the best way out.

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