Editing and enhancing videos are not only fun, but profitable too especially if your goal is to reach more viewers and gain significant traffic to your business website. If you don’t want to spend a lot of money and time into your video editing requirements, there are numerous free options that are available for you.
On the other hand, there are only a few video editing tools for Macs and more for PCs. However, Mac video editing software like iMovie and more other paid/free versions that are available today provide powerful and useful features to assist the needs of both beginners and professionals. Further, Apple users who are into video editing are well served.
It takes only a few minutes to learn how to use these video editing tools. Here’s a step by step tutorial to get started making movies or video clips using your Mac device for free;
Step 1: Download The Software
Video editing tools work best on Mac and iPhone. Some of these applications require you to pay a few dollars in order to access the software’s full features particularly for a stand-alone application. Others are giving you access with no extra charge. Choose the one that suits you better.
Step 2: Add Your File To The Video Editor
Once downloading is complete, you may open the editor to start adding your video or image file. Most video editors support popular video formats so you so converting your video is no longer needed. You can edit or cut videos between scenes or add images for a slideshow, import your files and select aspect ratio to ensure your video meets the required screen resolution.
Step 3: Cut And Edit
When your file was added to the editor, you can now trim fragments, remove unnecessary scenes, make necessary adjustments, choose transitions and add fades to connect individual clips.
Step 4: Enhance And Apply Special Effects
The editor provides enhancement options on which you can improve or adjust the stabilization, saturation and brightness of the video as well as boost image quality through pre-built enhancer. You can also liven up your video by applying special effects like flying objects, creating fake blood, paint effect, make a realistic-looking background and more.
Step 5: Add Titles And Sound Effects
Come up with an attention-grabbing title with appropriate character, font, font size and colors. You can spice up your video clip by adding some sound effects. So editors have preset tunes or you may upload your own to customize your audio requirement.
Step 6: Save Your Video
Finally, after cutting, editing, enhancing and adding sound effects on your video, it’s time to save your file on your Mac in any video formats you desire, and are compatible to the device.
Some of these applications enable you to share video directly to a range of resources on your Mac. With significant numbers of video editing software available to cater all your video editing needs, there’s no reason not to create your own video for better presentation, promotion and preservation.