Cool Video Editor: How to Add Cool Effects to Video

Would you like to add cool effects and give your plain old home videos the extra touch that makes them more special? Actually it's much simpler than you might expect if you use cool video editor like Wondershare Filmora (originally Wondershare Video Editor). It enables you to easily trim videos, add voice narration or a music sound track from your personal collection. You can also add some cool effects conveniently to improve your video. After several clicks, your video will turn out to be a stunning masterpiece which is really fantastic to share with your family and friends on YouTube or Facebook. Now follow this step-by-step guide on how to add effects to video using this cool video editor.

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1 Import your videos

Install and launch Wondershare Filmora (originally Wondershare Video Editor). Click the “Import” button to load your media files through its navigation import panel or directly drag and drop your files to the media library.

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2 Add cool effects to your video

Now it's time to add cool effects to your video. Just drop the video and audio files from the User's Album to the corresponding timelines. Then click the “Effect” button in the toolbar to switch to the “Effect” tab. Here about 60 cool effects are provides for you to choose. You can right click your favorite effect and select apply. You will see the “Effect” Timeline appear below the video track, showing an "E" mark. If you want to increase the effect duration, just mouse over the "E" mark, and when the "double arrow" cursor appears, drag it to any length you want.

Besides that, you can add more cool effects provided by Video Editor. Just highlight the target file, right click and choose “Power Tool”. In the pop up window, you can select and apply more cool effects like Tilt-Shift, Mosaic, Face Off or Jump Cut at Beat. These effects will help you turn your video clip into a work of art.

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3 Export your videos

You can preview and watch your video by clicking the “Play” button before you export it. Go back and make some necessary adjustments. Then you can save and export the video to your computer in the “Format” tab. If you want to play video on mobile devices, go to the “Devices” tab and choose a device from the list. Of course, you can also directly burn it to DVD or post on YouTube or Facebook.

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Download this cool video editor with various effects and try it yourself!

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Aug 19,2013 16:36 pm / Posted by Liza Brown to Video

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