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How to Use Text Features in Pixascape
  • By Nadine Spires
  • 13 Jan 2022
  • 8 Mins
  • Pixascape

How to Use Text Features in Pixascape

Learn how to use the text featured in Pixascape with this beginner tutorial.

Today we are going to show you how to use text features in Pixascape. You can customize your memories or add text for various projects. Pixascape is a browser based photo editing software available to Silver and Gold Plus Members. You can edit your photos with the many different features available and create images that pop. If you're not a member yet, why not sign up today for a free 30 day trial of the Gold Plus Membership? Then you can give Pixascape a try and see what great features it has. So let’s jump in and get started.

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Pixascape can be accessed by going to the Plus Membership link at the top of the website. Scroll a bit down and click on the Pixascape button.

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We will be using this beach holiday photo and will be applying a preloaded font from Pixascape to our text.

Step 1 - Add Text to the Image

First, let’s begin by uploading our image to Pixascape. On the left side toolbar, click on the Text Tool icon (letter “T”) to open the text editing options. Next, click on the Add Text button. A text box will automatically be added to the image.

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As the description says, double click to edit the text and start typing. You can also create a double line of text by pressing Enter.

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Step 2 - Edit the Text for the Image

Pixascape comes preloaded with a variety of fonts to choose from.

Change the Font

Once you have added and typed out your text, click on the Font drop down menu and select a font. We chose Lemonada.

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Adjust Size and Color of Text

The size, color of text, alignment and text emphasis can be changed here. We adjusted our size then clicked on the color box and adjusted the color. To close out of the Color Picker box, click on the “X”.

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Edit Text Spacing

The space out the text between characters and lines, adjust the Letter Spacing and Line Height. The Opacity of the text can also be adjusted here.

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Add a Background to Text

You can easily add a background to the text and change the color.

Full Background adds a background to the entire text. The color can be changed by clicking on the Color Picker box. Padding adds further clearance around the text.

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Line Background adds a background per line of text.

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Word Background adds a background to the individual words.

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Create an Outline for the Text

You are able to add an outline to your text, change the color and width.

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Add a Shadow to the Text

With the Shadow option, this will be applied to the text or the background of the text. So keep in mind that if you have a background added, then the shadow will be applied to it. Here you can adjust the Color, Blur, Intensity, Vertical and Horizontal positions. For this example, we removed the background and added a shadow to the text.

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Edit the Layer Properties

In the Layer Properties panel you can further adjust alignment. If you have more than one layer of text, you can also change the order. The text can be flipped horizontally and vertically as well as the Opacity decreased.

The text can be duplicated and if you are not happy with it, hit the Delete button.

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The Layer Properties can also be accessed by clicking the icon bottom right of the screen.

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If you want to, you can add further adjustments like photo filters or add a frame. For the frame option, you can also add some text but you will be limited in the options.

Step 3 - Save your Editing

When you are done editing, you will want to save your work. Go to the top of the screen and click on Save > My Computer.

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In the Save Image options, name your file, choose a format and quality then click Save.

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Now you can share it with friends and family or add it to a card. Pixascape is a great photo editing tool with plenty of features to make your images stand out. You can even add a cartoon effect or a snow overlay to create a unique image you can share with everyone.


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