As the new version of the Windows operating system—Windows 10/11 is now the most popular OS in the world, you may want to know how to edit videos on Windows 10/11 in a simple way. And this post will clear up your confusion with a powerful and handy Windows video editor. You can download the best free video editor for Windows 10/11 in advance and keep reading for the detailed editing steps.
Actually, Windows has its own video editor—Photos. It is free, installation-free, and easy to use, but you may still have trouble when editing videos with it. The Microsoft Photos app only supports a few video formats and often crashes when processing large videos. So I'm here to introduce a third-party free video editing tool for Windows 10/11. It is powerful and user-friendly that allows you to easily edit videos with simple clicks. The next part will show you how to edit videos on Windows 10 for free. Just read on!
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To edit a video on Windows 10 PC, I highly recommend using WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory. You can use it to trim, crop, rotate videos, and so forth with just a few simple clicks. The self-explanatory interface and intuitive steps allow you to handle the whole process easily. What’s more, you can also use it to convert video formats to 500+ presets, compress large videos to small sizes, and modify the video and audio parameters.
Just install this Windows video editor on your PC and learn how to edit a video on Windows 10/11 below.
Launch Free HD Video Converter Factory after installing it on your PC. Open the Converter window and click the + Add Files button in the upper right of the interface to import the video you want to edit. Alternatively, you can also hit the center + button or drag and drop the video file into the software.
After loading the video, you can see a toolbar with the video. Then you can click each button or a combination to edit videos like trimming, cropping, rotating, etc. Below are the detailed steps of how to edit a video on Windows 10/11 with each video editing tool.
#1. Merge the Videos
To merge videos into one file, you first need to import at least 2 or more video files into the program. Click the Merge button on the top menu bar and you will see the videos under the Video List. Select the videos and click the middle Merge button to save the videos in Pack 1. You can adjust the video order in the video pack. You can also repeat the step to create multiple packs. Finally, click the bottom Merge button to save the changes.
#2. Trim the Video
Click the Trim (scissor icon) on the toolbar to bring up the video cutting window. Then move the sliders on the two sides to select the desired video part or type in the exact start and end time to make it more accurate. Press the green Trim button to cut videos. Similarly, you can repeat the process to split the video into multiple parts. Finally, click OK to return to the main interface.
#3. Rotate/Flip the Video
Click the Rotate (circle-shaped) icon next to the scissor icon to enter a new window. Here you can rotate the video 90 degrees clockwise or counterclockwise, as well as flip the video horizontally or vertically. And you can see the output preview on the right window. Then click OK to save the process and go back to the main interface.
#4. Crop the Video
Enter the Crop window by clicking the fourth icon on the toolbar. It offers two video cropping modes that allow you to freely drag the dotted box or manually input the resolution to select the crop area under Free Aspect Ratio or choose one common fixed aspect ratio from the drop-down list under Fixed Aspect Ratio. After that, you can also fine-tune the crop area for more accurate capture. Then click OK to go back.
#5. Add Effects/Filter to Video
Hit on the Magic Wand icon to open the Effect window and add effects to the video. There are 18 predefined filters available for you to choose from. Meanwhile, you can also adjust the Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, and Hue of the added effect. Then hit OK to return to the main interface.
#6. Add Watermark to Video
Click the Stamper icon to bring up the Watermark window. Here you can type in the text to add text watermark and adjust the text font, size, etc. You can also add the image watermark from the preset image or your local drive and adjust the shadow, opacity, and location of the added watermark. Then press OK to go back.
#7. Edit the Video Metadata
Click the last icon on the toolbar to expand the Metadata window. Here you can customize the video metadata, including file name, artist, genre, and description. Then click OK to save the step.
#8. Other Practical features
Besides these exemplified editing features, this Windows 10 video editor also allows you to attach subtitles to videos, and add or remove the audio tracks from video.
After finishing the video editing process, click the output format icon to unfold the full list of 500+ configured presets. Select a format from the Video tab or you can straightly choose a specific device model as you wish.
Tips: Open the Parameter settings window, and you'll be able to modify the video parameters. You can customize the video resolution, bitrate, frame rate, audio bitrate, volume, and so forth.
Apart from the video editing and conversion features, Free HD Video Converter also enables you to download 8K/4K/2K/1080P/720P videos and music from 500+ popular sites. Download and experience it now!
Above is all I want to share with you about how to edit videos on Windows 10 for free. Despite the Photos and some online video editors being capable of video editing on Windows 10/11, they also have some drawbacks like format restrictions, usually crashes, limited video size and length, etc. Therefore, Free HD Video Converter Factory is definitely the best choice to edit videos on Windows. Just getget it to edit your videos free, handily, and effortlessly. Thanks for reading!
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