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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

Audio tracks and how to work with them in Filmora

In this short first part of the chapter, we are going to go over audio tracks and look at some best practices for them. We’ve already used an audio track in the previous chapter to add the music to our video and briefly mentioned the tools we can use on and with them. In this section, we will look at some best practices when working with audio tracks.

Firstly, let’s remember what audio tracks look like on our timeline:

 Figure 4.1: Wondershare Filmora 11 – Audio track

Figure 4.1: Wondershare Filmora 11 – Audio track

Audio tracks, as mentioned before, can be identified by checking if it has the icon on the far left of it. There are two other symbols on audio tracks that we can see, as follows:

  • Lock (): When this icon is clicked, the entire track cannot be edited and will not be affected by the Ripple feature that we mentioned in the previous chapter. You can click the icon once more to unlock it, which then allows you...