Adding a Watermark To a Video Via Shell

Recently I wanted to add a watermark to one of my videos. Obviously there are two possible ways of achieving this in Linux.

Sample Watermark

Via command line
avconv -i input.mpg -vf “movie=watermark.png [watermark];[in][watermark] overlay=0:0 [out]” -c:v mpeg2video -an output1.mpg 

Via Openshot (text)

Openshot Video Editor is a free, open-source video editor for Linux licensed under the GPL version 3.0.

sudo apt-get install openshot

Open the program.
Choose Footer
Create New Title: <Enter your watermark>
First color option: Pick your desired colour
Second color option: Set Opacity to 0
Apply and drag and drop to Track.


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