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How to edit a video on Windows 7 with Movavi Video Editor
Step 1. Download and install Movavi Video Editor
First, you need to download the program installation file for your Windows 7 PC. After downloading the file, double-click on it and follow the on-screen guide to complete the installation.
Step 2. Upload your file to the video editor
Once Movavi Video Editor is installed, you can launch the program and start importing your files. To do this, simply click on the Add Files button to import the video you want to edit. Your video will be uploaded to the Media Bin. Next, you need to drag and drop your video into the Timeline in the bottom part of the program window.
Step 3. Cut your footage into sections
If you want to remove sections out of your video, simply move the red marker on the video where you want to trim it. Use the Preview window to play the video to see which parts can be cut out. Now place the red marker at the beginning of the segment and click on the Split button. Then place the red marker at the end of the segment and click on the Split button again. Now you can remove this part by clicking on the Delete button.
Step 4. Adjust the video’s colors
You can adjust darker tones in your video by adjusting the colors in your film. Simply select your video track and click on the Color Adjustments button above the video timeline. You can auto-adjust the color or manually do it by moving the sliders to change the tone of your video.
Step 5. Add music, titles, or transitions
You can add music to your video by clicking on the Add Files button to include a track of your choice. The music will be added to the Media Bin. Move your file to a separate audio track on the Timeline.
To add transitions, simply click on the Transitions tab on the left side and drag and drop the transition you like into the position you want in your movie. It’s best to put these transitions in between your video clips for a smooth transition.
If you’d like to add titles to your video, open the Titles tab on the left side and select the type you want. Drag and drop your titles on the Timeline.
Step 6. Apply filters
To enhance your video, you can add filters to each clip or the entire movie. Simply open the Filters tab located on the left-hand corner of your screen to browse through the ones available to you. Click on the filter you want to apply to see how it looks in the Preview window. If you’re happy with the filter, then click and drag it onto your video timeline.
Step 7. Export your video
When you’re done editing your video in Movavi Video Editor Plus, you’ll need to save your project. To do this, click on the Export button. In the Save Video File tab, you can choose which format you’d like to export your video in. To save your video in high definition, you can click on the Advanced tab and open the Resolution drop-down menu and select the one you want.
Then simply click on the Start button to save your video onto your Windows 7 device.
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* The free version of Movavi Video Editor has the following restrictions: a 7-day trial period, a watermark on the output videos, and, if you’re saving a project as an audio file, an ability to save only half the audio length.
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