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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

Adding Our Source Material, Using the Timeline, and Creating Our First Project

Welcome to Chapter 3 of our book, where we will finish learning about the basics of the engine and start editing our first demo project. We will be going through the timeline and the viewport, and exploring how to add our resources from our media libraries to our timeline and how to use the tools to edit the said resources, which include Split, Pan and Zoom, Cropping, and many more, except for a few advanced tools that we’ll be looking at in later chapters. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be completely comfortable with adding media to the timeline, previewing it in the Preview Panel, changing the properties of different tools, and adding some music to our video. Lastly, we’ll export our video and make sure we have a completed video by the end of it that you’ll be able to share with other people.

To sum up, we’ll be covering the following in this chapter:

  • What...