Over the last few years, the online world is dominated by videos, be it social networking sites, online tutorials, guides, marketing content, entertainment sites, or anything else. With the increasing video content, the need for video creators and editors has also increased manifold.
Though there is no dearth of video editor for Windows available, a majority do not meet up to the tall claims they make. Moreover, a lot of them have a steep learning curve and despite being feature-rich, they are complicated to use. If you too have been looking for one such perfect video editing software, that lets you create and edit videos like a pro and that too in a hassle-free manner, Filmora from Wondershare is just an apt choice.
Part 1. Overview of Wondershare Filmora
Wondershare Filmora is a feature-packed video editing software that can be downloaded in a few simple steps on your Windows PC as well as Mac. The features of the tool can be majorly segregated into 4 parts- Editing, Effects, Audio, and Color. It comes loaded with an array of basic as well as advanced features to let you take your creativity to an all-new level and create an eye-catchy video in no time. In this article below, let’s learn in detail about this software and what makes it one of the tops in the category.
Part 2. The Interface
Let’s first start with the softwareinterface. It is simple and user-friendly that features a drag and drop function that makes the file movement easy and quick. The main interface of the software is divided into 3 main parts as below.
- Timeline Panel: This is a rectangle-shaped long box at the lower side of the interface which shows the changes that are being done to the added file.
- Player Panel: The area on the right side of the software interface is termed the Preview box and here you can see the files with the applied changes.
- Media panel: This panel is present at the top of the interface and includes all the editing tools as well as effects directories. The media systems that are saved locally are also imported to your editor timeline using this panel.
Part 3. Some Basic Features: Trim, split videos
Wondershare is a complete video editing tool that supports basic as well as advanced features. In this section of the topic, we will discuss some of the most commonly needed and basic editing features supported by the program.
Trimming and cutting are the most essential editing features. Using Filmora, you can trim the unwanted video parts, split them into different sections and even delete the ones that are not needed.
Part 4. Advanced Video Editing Features
Multiple advanced editing features are supported by the software that will let you create and edit videos like a professional. Some of the key ones are enlisted below.
Effects and transitions – (Boris FX and NewBlue FX):
Filmora supports the professional quality effects plugins – Continuum, developed by Boris FX who is an award-winning developer. Using these customized units, you can create videos with having cinematic look with excellent quality lighting and stylization effects.
The NewBlue FX effects collection at the software allows creating of excellent animated titles as well as motion graphics. You can fund more than 100 unique effects and over 500 custom title presets here.
Another essential editing feature is motion tracking. Using this feature, you can track the object movement in a video and then pin your media files as well as graphics for following the motion. The software features an AI motion tracker that allows identifying the motion automatically.
The color match feature will let you enhance the matching color efficiency across multiple clips while the color correction feature allows correcting the color using presets or manually as needed.
Green Screen (Chroma Key):
For changing the background and adding special effects to your videos, Green Screen is a much-needed feature. With just a simple click of a button, you can change the video background and even add interesting effects.
Using Filmora, you can Mask and Blend for covering and mixing the video clips and adding interesting effects magically. The tool supports around 18 blending modes to choose from.
Using the Speed Ramping feature of Filmora, the speed of the video can be adjusted with keyframe controlling that gives a cinematic effect to the video. The tool also features 6 presets for the speed ramping template.
The AI Portrait is an interesting feature of Filmora that facilitates human detection on the video and then quick and easy removal of the background. You can even add portrait effects and AR stickers to further make the video interesting.
Part 5: Wondershare Filmora- Audio Editing
Wondershare Filmora ensures that your videos are excellent in quality as well as sound, also supports an array of audio-enhancing features like Speech to Text, Text to Speech, Audio Visualizer, Auto Synchronization, Audio Ducking, and Silence Detection.
Speech to Text (STT) is one of the most widely used and interesting features using which you can transcript the voice to subtitles in just a single click. Your speech can be automatically recognized by the software and converted into text with accuracy. Above all, the software supports up to 16 languages to transcribe.
Part 6. Availability & Plans
This video editor for Windows is available for download on Windows 7/Windows 8.1/Windows 10/Windows 11 (64-bit OS) systems.
While on your Mac systems, the latest software is available for download on macOS V12(Monterey), macOS V11 (Big Sur), macOS v10.15 (Catalina), and macOS v10.14 (Mojave).
Wondershare Filmora is a paid software that is available in multiple subscription plans for individuals, teams & businesses, educational, and also as bundles. The pricing for the Windows and Mac systems differs. You can check the pricing details on their official website.
There is also a free trial version of the software available for download, but it supports only basic features and the files processed under this version have a watermark. The free trial version will give you an idea about the tool, its interface, and its working before you purchase a plan. Get the free version and explore Filmora by yourself.