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Filmora Efficient Editing

By : Alexander Zacharias
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Filmora Efficient Editing

By: Alexander Zacharias

Overview of this book

Whether you want to create short films, YouTube videos, music videos, or videos for any social event, Filmora is a powerful, innovative, and user-friendly video editing software that you can use for all this and much more! Filmora Efficient Editing is a comprehensive introduction for those who are new to video editing as well as those looking to transition to Filmora. The book starts by helping you develop an understanding of video editing and Filmora’s interface and gradually takes you through adding sources and exporting your first project. Next, you’ll learn how to make your videos engaging and fun using audio, personalization, the split-screen function, and Chroma keys. You’ll understand how to plan as well as create your videos using Filmora from scratch. With simplified concepts, steps, and real-world editing examples, this book covers applications such as YouTube, animated intros, professional marketing videos, and industry-standard tips. By the end of this video editing book, you’ll have learned how to use Filmora's powerful tools and functionality to create high-quality and professional videos from scratch.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Part 1: Your First Steps in Video Editing!
Part 2: Making Videos Engaging, Interesting, and FUN!
Part 3: Advanced Step-by-Step Examples

Introduction to Video Editing and Filmora

Welcome to Filmora Efficient Editing. Without wasting any time, let’s get started on your journey to learn Filmora 11 and video editing.

When Filmora 11 was first released in 2015, it was called the “Wondershare Video Editor,” but even then, it was easily accessible and user-friendly software that allowed many creators to get into the world of video editing with relative ease. When it was released, the main aim of the software was to be the go-to tool for creating social media videos, vlogs, YouTube content, and home movies, and since then, it has grown to accommodate many more fields and genres.

In this short first chapter, we will learn absolutely everything we need to know about video editing in the modern world, then we will understand why you should pick Filmora 11 as your main video editing software, and we will finish off with signing up to Filmora and some real-world examples where Filmora was used to create trendy videos and short films!

It’s important to understand and learn these things in order to better brainstorm and plan ahead when we get to the projects we will be making in the final chapters of this book, and to also learn from professionals!

In this chapter, we’re going to cover the following main topics:

  • Technical requirements of Filmora 11
  • Why video editing is such an important skill to know
  • Understanding the concept of video editing
  • Reasons to use Filmora 11
  • Installing Filmora 11