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How to Edit QuickTime Videos in Windows

Nowadays, more cameras and phones tend to record RC vids in QuickTime (mov) format. This format compresses audio, effects, and texts with high quality and is specially designed for editing or sharing. However, for Windows users, QuickTime video editor doesn't come in handy like Mac users who have many choices like iMovie, Final Cut Pro X, or Final Cut Express. While Adobe Premier can be daunting if you only need to accomplish simple tasks. Thus, if you're looking for an quick and easy solution to edit QuickTime videos in Windows, try QuickTime video editor for Windows: Wondershare Video Editor.

Video Editor is a professional yet easy to use video editing tool with all the editing feature you need. With it, you can also create Hollywood-like home movies with titles, effects and transitions from all regular videos, audio and photos. Let's look at the fancy features here:

  • Supports wide range of videos, audios, and photos, refer to its tech spec.
  • Common editing tools like Trim, Rotate, Split, Crop, Merge, etc.
  • Add animated titles with built-in text effects.
  • Set cool transitions, intro/credits.
  • Create Picture-in-Picture effect.
  • Control the playing speed of video and audio.
  • Change the voice for fun.
  • Share onto YouTube, burn to DVD.
  • Convert to iPhone 5, iPad, Samsung Galaxy S III, and more.

Free download the trial version of QuickTime editor for Windows:

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Step by step guide on how to edit QuickTime videos in Windows

1 Import your videos to QuickTime editor for Windows

Launch this software, choose 16:9 wide screen or 4:3 standard screen mode as per your detailed needs. When you come to the program window, click "Import" button or directly drag your video files to the User's Album. After you import all the videos, musics, and photos, they'll show in thumbnails under Media tab.

Now drag and drop the media files to its corresponding timelines, and click the "Play" button to preview it in the right screen window. (Note: The video files you drag to video timeline will automatically be merged together seamlessly.)

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2Edit QuickTime videos at ease

Crop, Rotate, Flip, Change speed, Adjust Contrast, Brightness.

Double click the video/audio file in timeline to access the editing panel of video editor.

  • For videos, you can crop, rotate (Flip), adjust the Speed (Fast and Slow Motion), change the Contrast, Saturation, Brightness, Hue, etc.
  • For audio files, the volume, playing speed, fade in/fade out, pitch, etc. are freely adjustable.

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Add titles, effects, transition, intro/credits

Switch to Text, Effect tab respectively and then drag and drop an item in the Album to the Timeline. There will be a "T", "E" represents Text, Effect shown above the video timeline. Double click it, you can change the text content, adjust the effects.

To add intro/credits, transitions into the videos, simply drag your favorite template to the video timelineIf you don't want to choose one by one, right click a transition, and select "Random to All" or "Apply to All" option.

Additionally, you can create a green effect, or make a Picture-in-Picture video. For more details, please refer to video editor's guide.

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3Export your edited QuickTime videos

After finishing all the editing, click "Create" tab and you get four ways to output your videos: Device, Format, YouTube and DVD.

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You can also follow the video guide below:

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