Whenever talking about video editing, the first thing blowing in our mind is Adobe After Effects. But to use it, you must be an Advanced user.
If you are only a beginner, there are many Adobe After Effects alternatives for editing video. If you are using Mac, you might have tried iMovie for video editing. However, there are minus points that the app’s effects and animations are not regularly updated and it looks quite outdated.
Many people are waiting for an iMovie alternative and finally, there is an app, named Wondershare Filmora, which is simple video editing software available for Mac, Windows, and even Android devices.
Wondershare Filmora Features
Let’s go deeper into the software to know more features of Filmora. There are many options in welcome Filmora screen for you, depending on your project or an existing Filmora project saved earlier.
Selecting the right aspect ratio for your project is necessary. Filmora software offers 4 aspects rations for your next video. If you are not sure about each aspect ratio, simply choose 4:3 standard format.
Create New Video
The major work of editing video will be done on this screen and you will get a plenty of options for video editing. It lets you add unlimited video tracks and up to 2 audio tracks to your timeline. You will see an instant preview locating at the top right and you can choose to view the preview size or full screen.
Action Cam Tool
Action Cam Tool is not an important option and this option is removed in most of the video editors. It’s very helpful for travelers who want to shoot the videos with headcams. If your video comes with fast moving objects, then Action Cam Tool will stabilize the videos.
After you import a video in Action Cam Tool, there will be 3 options for you to edit the video. You will be able to perform the lens correction and adjust stabilization or denoise. Apart from that, you can also add Speed Mark and Freeze frames.
Changes are reflected in the preview and once you feel good with the changes, simply click on the Export button, set a filename, choose output path and format video then save it.
Latest smartphones now support recording 4K videos, but a recording minute of 4K video will eat up hundreds of megabytes. If you want to share large video files over the internet, you will have to compress it or reduce the video quality. To reduce the duration, you just trim the important parts of the video or remove the unwanted parts from it. Instant Cutter option in Wondershare Filmora software is handy for such situations.
It includes both Trim and Merge options. The trim option allows you to split a long video into multiple videos by dividing it into segments. Once exported, each segment will be saved as a new video. In Merge option, there will be the divided segments or more different videos into a single video.