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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

Effects – adding makeup to our video

Welcome to a really exciting section of this chapter, where we will learn to overlay effects on top of our clips in order to add extra character to them.

To access these effects, we have to click on the Effects library that we mentioned all the way back in Chapter 1: Introduction to Video Editing and Filmora, which is at the top left of the Filmora 11 window, as shown here:

Figure 5.3: The Effects library

Figure 5.3: The Effects library

Now, you should already have the video that you recorded, but if you don’t, don’t worry – you can always record a new one now, upload another video, or add some video clips from the media library. Once you’ve done that, we can now continue by adding a new video track, as we saw before, by clicking on the Manage tracks button on the top left of your timeline and selecting the Add Video Track option, which will add a new video track on top of the one you already have, like this: