Video Editing Tips of FilmForth

No matter you want to trim a video, change the speed of a video, or add effects to the video, you can easily learn from this guide.

Choose New Project to add the video/photo clips to FilmForth or drag your video into the timeline.

If you’ve already had a project saved, you can click the Open a Project button and load the video from your computer.

The Recent Projects shows your recently edited videos. You can click the thumbnail to open them and continue your editing.

Choose New Project to Start a New Work

Choose New Project to Start a New Work

After you add a new project, you will be entering the video-editing interface. The various video-editing features are shown at the bottom line.

Video Editing Tool Bar

Video Editing Tool Bar

Add Media Clip

Click the Add Media Clip button at the left. There will pop up a window to ask for a new media clip. The new media clip will be added to the end of the previous file.

Here you can choose photos or videos no matter you are editing a video or a photo.

Add New Media File

Add New Media File

Add Color Clip

The color clip allows you to have a colorful effect on your video objects. Adding it is really simple and convenient.

Click the Add Color Clip, then the color clip will be added to the end of the video you are editing.

Add Color Clip to the Project

Add Color Clip to the Project

Click on the Edit Color to change the color of the color clip. By default, the duration of the color clip is 3 seconds. You need to move the blue circle to change the duration.

The Duplicate option supports adding another color clip to the end of the video while the Delete will remove the color clip you added.

Edit Color Clip

Edit Color Clip

Split the Video

Click and choose the video in the timeline; then, drag the Playhead to the positions where you want to split.

Now you should tap the video, then you are able to use the Split in the bottom line.

Split Video via FilmForth

Split Video via FilmForth

Note: Before any editing, you must click and choose the video in the timeline, or the feature buttons below will be in gray and cannot be used.

Trim the Video

Next to the Split button, the Trim can cut the video and adjust the length of the video as you wish.

Just click on the Trim button. Then there will pop up a window to set the duration of your video. So, you need to move the timeline to set the Start and the End.

Trim Video via FilmForth

Trim Video via FilmForth

You can edit the speed, the volume of the video by clicking the Speed, Volume buttons.

Also, adding effects to the clip can be easily completed by choosing the Effect option.

The Transform tool here can change the video scale and rotate the video the way you like.

More Editing Tips While Trimming Video

More Editing Tips While Trimming Video

Adjust Video Speed

By clicking Speed, you are able to adjust the speed of the video.

Accelerate or slow down the speed of a video by drag the circle icon to the right or left.

Change Video Speed

Change Video Speed

Also, you can trim the video or change the video volume by clicking the Trim and Volume button.

Adding effects to the clip can be easily completed by choosing the Effect option.

The Transform tool here can change the video scale and rotate the video the way you like.

More Editing Tips While Changing Video Speed

More Editing Tips While Changing Video Speed

Adjust Volume of the Video

By clicking Volume, you will enter the volume-adjusting interface. The default volume is 100%. You are able to turn down the volume, set Fade In or Fade Out duration.

Changing Video Volume

Changing Video Volume

Also, you can trim the video, changing the speed of the video by clicking the Trim and Speed button.

Adding effects to the clip can be easily completed by choosing the Effect option.

The Transform tool here can change the video scale and rotate the video the way you like.

More Editing Tips While Changing Video Volume

More Editing Tips While Changing Video Volume

Add Effect to the Video

Click and choose the video clip in the timeline and click Effect. There are a total of 28 effects at your use. Select the one you like and click the back arrow to apply the effect.

Add Effects to the Video

Add Effects to the Video

You can click and hold the Compare button to see the difference before and after adding the effect.

Compare Effects on Video

Compare Effects on Video

Also, you can edit the video speed, volume by clicking on the Speed, Volume buttons. And trim the video with effects by clicking on the Trim button. The Transform option provides video scale and a direction-changing process.

More Video Editing Tips While Adding Effects

More Video Editing Tips While Adding Effects

Crop the Video

Click and choose the video in the timeline and click Crop & Motion. With the Crop & Motion function, you are able to crop the video into any size you want.

You can either select the Ratio directly or customize the video’s width and height. Besides, you are able to drag the four corners to adjust the video size directly. When the crop complete, click OK to apply the size to the video.

Crop the Video

Crop the Video

Note: The video ratio of 16:9, 4:3, 1:1, 9:16 are available for the Video.

Set Video Motion

Click Crop & Motion and then click Motion on the upper navigation column. There are a total of 4 video motions: Zoom In; Zoom Out; Pan Right; Pan Left. Select the motion you like. This function will empower your video with a better sense of depth.

Set Video Motion

Set Video Motion

Transform the Video

The Transform function enables you to scale your video into any size or rotate the video to any angle. First, click and choose the video in the timeline and click Transform.

Then, you can either drag the Scale bar to adjust the size of the video or enter the X and Y values directly.

Besides, you can drag the Rotate bar to adjust the angle of the video around 360 degrees at your sole discretion.

Transform Video

Transform Video

Extra video editing tips include trimming, changing speed and volume by clicking the Trim, Speed, Volume buttons. Also, choose the Effect option to add effects to the video.

Extra Video Editing Tips

Extra Video Editing Tips

Rotate Video

Click on the Rotate button at the toolbar to change the direction of the video. The video will be rotated at ninety degrees of each click.

Rotate Video

Rotate Video

Flip the Video

Besides the Rotate function, FilmForth supports users to flip the video horizontally or vertically. Click and choose the video clip in the timeline and click Flip in the bottom navigation column. Then you can flip the video horizontally.

Flip Video

Flip Video

By the “Rotate Video” widget below Quick Tools on FilmForth homepage, users are able to “Flip Horizontal/Vertical” the video or “Rotate Left/Right” of a video.

Freeze Frame

To set a freeze frame of a video will make the sense more attractive and animated. You can click on the Freeze Frame button at the end of the toolbar to set a freeze frame of the video you are editing.

Set Freeze Frame of a Video

Set Freeze Frame of a Video

The duration of the freeze frame is 3 seconds.

You can change the duration of the freeze frame by clicking the Duration.

Add effects to the freeze frame by clicking the Effect button.

Also, you can crop and change the motion of the video via using the Crop & Motion.

Transform, Rotate and Flip support change the direction of the video as you need.

To double or delete the freeze frame, you can tap on the Duplicate/Delete button.

More Editing Tips of the Freeze Frame

More Editing Tips of the Freeze Frame

Duplicate, Delete, Save Video

Last but not the least, you can easily click the Duplicate, Delete, Save Video button to double, delete and save the video.