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Home Video Editor: How to Edit Home Video

Your raw home video will always need editing no matter how expensive your camera, or how skilled you are at using it. If you're looking for a powerful home video editor to add a little professional polish, Wondershare Video Editor is a good choice. It’s supremely easy to use and packed with features that should satisfy your video editing needs! Now follow the guide below to see how to edit your home video.

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1 Import the file to the program

After running this program, you will need to import your home video. Simply click “Import”, and then choose the files. You can import everything you will use: video files, photos or music. Then move onto the next step.

2 Create your timeline

Now that you have everything imported, it's time to create your timeline. Simply drag and drop clips to the corresponding tracks and the program will let you preview every clip to see what is on it. Once you add them to your timeline, this is like adding them to your video. You can drag-n-drop to adjust the order of each clip to construct the entire video.

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3 Edit your home movie

Video Editor has everything you need to edit your home movie. The small icons above the timeline provide some basic editing functions like Rotate, Split, Record Voiceover and more. Just choose what you need according to your desire.

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Beside the basic editing tools, there are also advanced editing functions to help you create some video editing magic. If your video is in desperate need of a little flare, click the “Effect” button. Then you can do some interesting things to a scene like making it look like an old movie camera. Experiment with all the special effects until you create something you love.

With Video Editor, you can also easily create a multi screen video. To achieve this, drag-n-drop another video clip to the PIP timeline. Then simply adjust the size and position or add more effects by clicking “Advance”. You can check out the detailed guide about this PIP effect >>

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4 Preview, save or share your videos

If you are done creating your masterpiece, preview the whole thing by clicking the play icon. When you are satisfied, hit “Create” and you’ll see plenty of different options, like saving your movie to your computer or various devices, burn it onto a DVD or upload to YouTube. Choose which option you'd like, and you’re done!

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Now download this home movie editor and share your works with the rest of the world!

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