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Use our glowing text anywhere you can use animated .gif graphics.

This could be your personal website, blog, discussion forums, or sites/apps like Facebook, Whatsapp etc.

Glowtxt styles

You can also select the "None" animation option for creating text to use in logos, YouTube thumbnails, posters, leaflets, Instagram posts, projects, artwork, scrapbooking, mobile apps or games etc.

See the Glowtxt FAQ pages for full help and information on how to use, as well as different hints & tips.


Create colorful text with more than 80 font styles to choose from
Easy to use - options include Pulse and Sweep animations, and background/border color
Download, Upload to Imgur and preview text background options
International font support including Cyrillic, Hindi, Hebrew, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese etc.
Webapp works on any device with a web browser, including tablets, iPhone/iPad and other smartphones
FAQ pages available with help and answers to common questions
Text created is 100% free to use for any purpose


Added over 20 new text styles
Added new XXL text size option
Tidied up controls and made them more phone/tablet friendly
Added more phone-friendly screens for downloading, get web codes, and preview background options
Added extra International unicode fonts, and auto-detect font selection for some languages
Updated fonts for "fruityfresh", "oh hai", "purple" and "substance" as it wasn't clear if they were freely available for commercial use
New FAQ pages containing answers to more than 40 questions
Increased "Make Comment" max. width to 650 pixels wide
Better cropping of extra empty space around edges of text images
Much improved visual quality of text when "Glow Effect" is set to "None", compared to before
Text now automatically updates after changing the background colour, also you can now press enter after typing a hex colour code into the boxes and it will update; also fixed a problem where you couldn't enter the hex code underneath the colour swatch on iPhone/iPad
Other minor adjustments, fixed some washed out textures, improved quality of animated GIF colour palette
Updated font list page with all fonts used