Movavi Video Editor is a video editor for Windows and Mac that’s easy to use, even for beginners – and it’s an excellent Filmora alternative. With a simple interface and speedy response time, it supports the most common video file formats, including MP4, MOV, WMV, AVI, and more.
Movavi Video Editor has a wide range of editing tools and features to choose from, including Chroma Key, Keyframe editing, Motion tracking, and a large library of filters, effects, titles, and text to add to your creations. There’s even a handy Montage Wizard, which creates movies automatically using your media and a chosen template. You can download the free version for a 7-day trial, with a watermark added to your output videos, or purchase the software for $79.95.
How to edit a video using Movavi Video Editor
Step 1. First, download and install the software to your Windows PC or Mac.
Step 2. Launch the software.
Step 3. Add your files by clicking the Add Files button and selecting your video. You can also drag and drop files onto the working area.
Step 4. You can now add filters by clicking the Filters tab. Just choose the filter you’d like and drag it onto the video. Changed your mind? It’s easy to remove a filter by clicking the star button, choosing the filter to delete, then hitting Remove.
Step 5. You can also add animated transitions to your video. Click the button above the timeline that looks like mountains. In the dialogue box, choose your transition style and select the duration. You can also add transitions by opening the Transitions tab, selecting the transition you want, and dragging it onto the timeline.
Step 6. Now it’s time to add music and/or subtitles. To add music, open the Import tab and click Add Files. Then select your music or audio file. You can also add music by dragging files onto the Audio Track. To add subtitles, click the Titles tab, choose your style, then drag it onto the Titles Track. You can edit the title and add text by double-clicking it, then hit Apply to save your changes.
Step 7. Don’t forget to save your work! Click Export, then choose from one of several options. Select Save Video File to save your file to your computer. You can also select the appropriate tab to save your file to an Apple or Android device. Click Upload Online to upload your file directly to Google Drive or YouTube. Then choose the video output format (or a video preset), specify your filename and folder, and hit Start.