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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

Auto Reframe

Auto Reframe is one of the most ingenious and useful tools I have ever had the pleasure of working with within video editing software. This amazing feature uses AI to automatically detect the focal point of a video and crops it to different aspect ratios while always keeping the focal point in the frame. You can manually choose the aspect ratio you desire and the software does the rest!

Let’s get started with using this feature:

  1. The most efficient way of opening the Auto Reframe feature in Filmora is to start the software and instead of selecting New Project, as we’ve been doing so far, we click on the button that says Auto Reframe:
Figure 7.6: The startup window

Figure 7.6: The startup window

  1. Once clicked, Filmora will open up with a new window that we’ve never seen before, which asks us to import a video. Once imported, set Aspect Ratio and Speed depending on how you want the video to play, and once that is done, click the Analyze...