How to Edit MKV Video Files in Mac/Win (Windows 8 included)
MKV is a is a flexible file format similar to AVI and MPEG, but wildly used for HD videos. It supports several types of audio and video codecs and gains increased popularity in the Anime fan-subbing community (where users create subtitles). While MKV files can be streamed through certain media players and uploaded to mobile devices, the MKV media can not be edited by popular video editing software like Windows Movie Maker, iMovie, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro. Fortunately, we have some professional tools to edit MKV files.
Wondershare Video Editor is such a Video Editor (Windows 8 supported) that supports to edit an MKV file. Here is a tutorial on how to edit MKV files with MKV editing software easily, free download Wondershare MKV Editor on your computer and follow the guide to edit and share your MKV videos on Win (Windows 8 included) in an easy way . If you are a Mac user, turn to Mac Video Editor for help.
Edit MKV Files with MKV Video Editor within Steps:
Step 1: Import MKV files to the MKV editing software
Open the program and click "Import" button to select files from your computer to add, or directly drag and drop files to the User's Album. All added files will be displayed in thumbnails for your quick finding. By double clicking, you can preview them on the right viewing window. Regular photo and audio formats are also well supported.
Step 2: Edit and personalize MKV files
And then drag the files to the video track on the Timeline for editing. 1. By double clicking MKV files on the Timeline, you can crop MKV videos, rotate, and set video contrast, saturation and brightness, fast/slow motion, etc.; 2. On the Timeline, simply split and trim MKV video by dragging and dropping. 3. You can also add personalized captions with customizable fonts, color, styles, etc.; 4. Up to 50+ video effects are also provided to make your videos more personalized.
Step 3: Add scene transition
After you have added a photo sequence to the Timeline, it's a good idea to add some transitions to make it good-looking to change from one clip to another. To do so, click "Transition" tab and drag the transition you prefer to the clips on the track. There are 48 scene transitions for your choice to make the transition between video clips more harmonious.
Step 4: Share edited MKV
After your editing is finished, click "Create" to save edited MKV in another format or the format playable on portable devices. You can also share your video creation on YouTube directly or burn video to DVD for better video preservation.
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