Generate Images Via API

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The only thing you need is some JSON

{
"timeline": {
"fonts": [
{
"src": "https://shotstack-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/fonts/PTSerif-Italic.ttf"
},
{
"src": "https://shotstack-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/fonts/Montserrat-SemiBold.ttf"
}
],
"background": "#000000",
"tracks": [
{
"clips": [
{
"asset": {
"type": "html",
"html": "<p>Have no fear of</p> <p>perfection, youll</p><p>never reach it.</p>",
"css": "p { font-family: \"Montserrat\"; font-size: 69px; text-align: center; line-height: 120%;}",
"width": 800,
"height": 300
},
"start": 0,
"length": 5,
"offset": {
"y": 0
}
},
{
"asset": {
"type": "html",
"html": "<p>Boab Mcgraw<p/>",
"css": "p { font-family: \"PTSerif\"; color: #000000; font-size: 41px; text-align: center; font-style: italic; font-weight: 300; }",
"width": 800,
"height": 100
},
"start": 0,
"length": 5,
"offset": {
"y": -0.22
}
}
]
},
{
"clips": [
{
"asset": {
"type": "image",
"src": "https://shotstack-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/templates/images/quote/quote.png"
},
"start": 0,
"length": 5,
"fit": "none"
}
]
}
]
},
"output": {
"format": "png",
"size": {
"width": 1000,
"height": 1000
}
}
}
Generate Images Via API

Tutorials & Resources

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Create videos using HTML and custom fonts
Create videos using HTML and custom fonts

Edit videos using HTML and CSS and style text using custom fonts from Google.

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New slide, carousel and zoom transitions
New slide, carousel and zoom transitions

New slide, carousel and zoom transition animations can be used to add excitement and energy to text, photos and video clips.

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Hello World - Edit your first video using the Shotstack API
Hello World - Edit your first video using the Shotstack API

Get started with the Shotstack video editing API and create your first video in 10 minutes.

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Demo's & Code Examples

Automatically Generate images by using demo code

Pexels Slideshow Video Maker
Pexels Slideshow Video Maker

Automatically generate a video slideshow from the Pexels image library using the Pexels API and Shotstack video editing API

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Watermark Video
Watermark Video

Add a watermark to a video using the Shotstack API. This free demo lets you upload a video and add a watermark

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Picture in Picture Video Editor
Picture in Picture Video Editor

Overlay a small video over the top of a background video to create a picture in picture video effect

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