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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

Elements – visual effects to make our videos “pop”

I hope you’re enjoying this book as much as I did creating it because we’re about to exceed that level of enjoyment by adding elements to our project. Elements are basically visual effects or animated graphics that we can place over videos. They are similar to overlays, which we learned about earlier in this chapter, in the sense that we place them on top of our media on the timeline.

So, as always, to access any form of media, we need to go to the correct library; in this case, it is the Elements library, as shown here:

Figure 5.15: Wondershare Filmora 11 – the Elements library

Figure 5.15: Wondershare Filmora 11 – the Elements library

There’s not much else to say about these, as they have the same properties as effects, so let’s jump straight into adding them to our project!

For my project, I’ve added an element called Yellow Energy above my title to give it an extra effect. This is what the...