Digital watermarking is an effective way of protecting digital images from any unauthorized use. Digital watermark can be a text or picture added to digital image to provide image copyright protection. How to put digital watermark on an image? This tutorial will teach you how to protect your images.

Digital watermark can be easily added to an image using Bytescout Watermarking Pro software. Bytescout Watermarking Pro wizard will lead you through a few easy steps to add any digital watermark to your image. It has built-in set of ready-to-use watermarks types with text and logo images support.

Run the software:

Main window
Click Add files button to select image(s) to apply watermarks to

The first step is to select images to apply watermarks to. Use Add files button to add image file(s) to the list. Choose needed file(s) in a Select window and click Open.

Selecting pictures for copyright protection using Bytescout Watermarking
Click Add files button to select image(s) to apply watermarks to

Click Preview button to see a full-screen preview of the image:You can preview image in full screen mode or add image from folder or remove selected pictures from list
Click Preview button to see a full-screen preview of a selected file from the list

The second step is to select watermark type. Choose one of the five watermark types in the left half of the window:
Selecting watermark type

Enter watermark text, just click the mouse on text editor box and type your text (use Text button to insert special symbols like ©, ™ and other)

Choose watermark color: click with the mouse on the color box to open color palette and choose color for text:
Select color for text in watermark
Clicking color box brings up palette window

You can preview watermarked image using Preview button which brings up a full screen preview of your image. When you are satisfied with an image preview, click Next button.

The third step is Output Options where you set output folder to save protected pictures into:
Change output folder if needed and click Start! to start watermarking
Setting the Output format of a watermarked digital image(s)

Use Browse button to select an output folder or type a path manually.

When output options are adjusted, click Start! button to start processing image(s)

You’ll see the progress bar and current status of image processing:
Select next action or just close the software if you do not need to add watermark to any other pictures
When applying watermark is done click Finish button

When the status is “Done!”, you can choose one of the next actions – Explore the output folder to view result images, Start the wizard again to watermark other images, or just close the wizard. Having made your choice, click Finish button.

Digital image watermarked using Bytescout Watermarking Pro:
Picture watermarked using Bytescout Watermarking utility
Bytescout Watermarking Pro software simplifies digital image watermarking and allows you to add stylish digital watermarks to any image to provide strong copyright protection.