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Adjustment Layer

Add general effects to multiple video clips at once.
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Improve Video Editing Efficiency

The effects in the adjustment layer affect all clips underneath. Save you time adjusting compound clips.

Make Overall Changes Quickly

The adjustment layer allows you to apply the same effects to multiple clips or across the whole timeline. You can enhance video editing efficiency without adjusting each clip individually.

No Destructive Adjustments to Original Clips

Place effects into the adjustment layer rather than directly change the underlying clips to gain more flexibility in video editing. Want to try out different effects? Hide or discard the adjustment layer to revert to the original edits without undoing all things later.

Make Adjustments With Preset/Custom Settings

Filmora offers 18 preset blend modes to help you change color tones quickly. You can also customize parameters to achieve various visual effects and add keyframes to animate them, like resize, reposition, rotate, etc. Your custom settings can be saved for future use.

One Layer With Unlimited Effects

An adjustment layer can hold unlimited effects. It simplifies your edits and keeps your editing area tidy without occupying multiple tracks.

Wide Range of Applications

Adjustment layers can be used in a massive variety of effects. It allows you to easily change the color tones of all clips in the timeline or achieve a cinematic 21:9 aspect ratio. Effects in the adjustment layer will not be affected by deleting or moving a certain clip.

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Frequently Asked Questions

There is no limit to the number of effects applied to one adjustment layer. Filmora gives you the flexibility to use the adjustment layer feature as you wish. You can apply combinations of effects to a single adjustment layer or use different adjustment layers to control more effects. For example, it is accessible for you to set an adjustment layer specially for color grading so that you can adjust the color tone with ease.
(1) The Transform parameter of the Adjustment Layer feature is different from other media. It adjusts the settings (Scale, Position, Flip & Rotate, etc.) of how the underlying clips are displayed, instead of the settings of the clips themselves.
(2) An adjustment layer is like a sheet of glass placed above the underlying clips. When placed above all the tracks, the adjustment layer will affect or hide the visual adjustment of other media in the Player Window.

What Our Customers Say About Us

Filmora is a great video editing software. It's fast, user-friendly, and has a lot of advanced features that can keep you satisfied for a long time. Whenever I make a video, I discover new tools or find new ways to use the tools I already know. Plus, it's a good deal.
Filmora is a software that is reasonably priced and receives regular updates to improve its performance. The rendering speed is fast, which is helpful for meeting deadlines. The software has a drag-and-drop interface and a range of tools and features, making it user-friendly. It includes basic editing tools, advanced features, and AI tools, allowing users to create semi-professional or professional-looking videos without much video editing experience.
Filmora is a user-friendly video editing software that provides a lot of flexibility in editing. The layers are easy to modify and the template gallery is very helpful for enhancing creativity.
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The user interface is great, and I didn't need any tutorials to start using it. I think I'll use this instead of my other video editing programs.