How to Use Video Editor for Mac

It has never been easier to edit videos on Mac - high compatibility with videos, photos and audios, handy editing tools, professional filters, stylish texts and transitions all make it outstanding.

At Glance

Thanks for your interest in Wondershare Video Editor for Mac - the easy-to-use and trendy video editing software that lets you produce cool and fancy home movies within several steps, even you're a beginners. Magic Wondershare Video Editor for Mac gives you a helping hand to get started with any new movie project by importing and editing your video, adding special effects and transitions and sharing your final production on a DVD, mobile device or some social accounts like YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo directly. Check out the video below to get a quick idea about how to use this program.

Wondershare Video Editor for Mac at a Glance

Different from Windows Version, Wondershare Video Editor for Mac comes with one video editing modes to meet your video editing needs with all the fully-customizable timeline editing features to arrange scenes, edit clips, and add vivid polish to your movie.

After launching Video Editor, choose a mode to get started. Please make sure you select the right aspect ratio for your video display (4:3 or 16:9) when you start your project.

ratio aspect

The interface shown below appears as you default workspace, where you can import, arrange, edit and add effects to your media files. The rest of the guide mainly focuses on what are those parts for when edit videos with Wondershare Video Editor for Mac.

main interface

Media Library: The Library is the source for all your media, including video clips, photos, and music. It also houses titles, transitions, effects, pip stickers, intro/credit and split screen modes that you can use in your projects.
Toolbar: The toolbar provides easy access to many editing commands like video recording, voiceover, split, crop, rotate, powertool and inspector. You can change your project view, zoom in and out on the Timeline, and launch different tools that can help you edit efficiently.
Timeline/Storyboard: The Timeline/Storyboard is where you assemble the media clips for your media files. You can drag the toolbar on the lower right corner to control Timeline view, or click the Fit to Timeline button to adjust all media files within Timeline. While in the left corner, you can switch Timeline and Storyboard modetimeline or storyboard mode.
Preview Window: The Preview Window shows the current video being played on the Timeline or Storyboard. Snapshot button can save the frame you want as image on Media section automatically, there is also a fullscreen button for you to preview videos at full screen.

You can click the left column to get more video editing tips and tricks or click the following Quick Start:

Import and Record Videos
Trim/Split/Rotate/Crop/Merge Videos
Make a Green Screen Video
Make a Split Screen Video
Remove Watermark
Save and Share

Download this software to get started:

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