A new way to do text or captions on screen

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I've seen some youtube channels where they add some captioning or text on the screen and they do it in a way that does not block out a lot of the image behind the wording, but still has the wording stand out See this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U20bAiAQtN4&t=6s Currently it seems that it is only possible to put in a bar that the text can sit on to make the text more visible, but this hides more of the video. I'd love to see something like this added if possible. Thanks
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you can scale down the image size in the canvas and grab-slide it up a little, so that when the caption box is open, it does not cover any part of the canvas view

perhaps give it a try
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That's not even traditional captions. Meaning you can't shut them off.

That appears to be text created in Photoshop. Or perhaps another application. Then burned into the video.

In the image below. I created the same effect in Photoshop.I snagged an image from the you tube video.

The shape is not quite the same because I used a different font.If I knew what font was used, all the contours would probably match.The top line of text is mine.The lower is the video.

It's not even a traditional text stroke. It's a special effect really.
So it's really something you should consider making for yourself. If it's what you really want.And be prepared to invest some extra time to get there.

Regards,Joe   
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It's possible its an effect or plug-in? Something that comes packaged with some other software.
I have Premiere Pro and plug-ins I've never learned much about.
Heck, I may have that capability?
I've never seen it featured before.But if it's popular on you tube.Perhaps you can ask those using it?
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Also, yes I am fully aware it is not traditional captioning, and I would not want it to be turned off.  I would want to have some videos made in the National Geographic style where there was information on different parts of video or still images and there wouldn't be any narration, just text.
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I got to thinking about it.
Good "ol Vector based: Adobe After Effects. May be what people are using to create that text.
It's fairly simple requiring no plugins.
The clean text up top is created by me in After Effects. The blurry text below is the video/screen grab shot.

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This would be great, and I'd love to learn to use AE, but paying $20 a month just for this doesn't seem worth it.  I also don't know how to use AE at all, so I couldn't do any of the things I'd really want to use it for.  Its why I was asking here for a feature request.  I've had Camtasia for years, and this is really the only addition I've ever wanted.