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Filmora Upgrade for Windows

  1. What is the difference between Filmora 8, Filmora9, and FilmoraPro?

    Filmora9 is the latest update to our standard video editor, and Filmora 8 was the previous version. Compared to Filmora 8, Filmora9 has added features and a new user interface.

    FilmoraPro is a brand new product that requires a different license, which means it will require a separate license purchase.

    The feature sets for FilmoraPro and Filmora9 are different. Filmora9 provides a simple editing workflow with lots of creative preset effects and easy customization options. FilmoraPro includes professional tools that allow you to control more of your video editing experience.

    Check here to learn how to choose between Filmora9 and FilmoraPro.

  2. How do I update my current Filmora to Filmora9?

    You can update your Filmora software by clicking the Free Download button on our Filmora website.

    Click the link below to visit our Filmora website:

  3. Wondershare Video Editor VS Wondershare Filmora

    Please note that Filmora is the upgraded version from Video Editor 5.1.1, you could check the difference as below.

    1.Smart thumbnail previews (when you select filter in filter library, you get the real-time preview of your own media on the Timeline). By using the Video Editor, you could not get the real-time preview of your own media on timeline until you apply it first.

    2.Rebranding new UI, minor UX change.

    3. Adds New effects and categories based on the Video Editor.

    4.Adds the ability to archive project file for transferring between PCs and avoid media file missing. By using the Video Editor, you are not allowed to transfer the project file to other PCs for opening or editing.

    5.Adds the ability to relocate missing media in saved project, resolved the issue of project unable to save in some cases. Once you change the location of the source files or rename them, the project can not be opened again.

    6.Adds the ability to import Media directly from AVCHD camcorder and Mobile phone (iOS, Android).

    7.Timelin UX optimization for resolving the “too easy to cut clip into two parts when move clips on Timeline” issue.

  4. Is it free to upgrade to Filmora9 for Win?

    Yes, upgrading to Filmora9 is free. You can use the same Wondershare ID account to activate Filmora9.

  5. Upgrade from Video Editor to Filmora

    Please note that Wondershare Filmora is the upgraded version from Video Editor 5.1.2. To check the difference between them, you could click here for the details.

    If you need to upgrade it to Wondershare Filmora, you could go to our website and press Free Download.

    Or you could click the link below to upgrade to Wondershare Filmora directly.

    After you click the link, it will automatically remove the old version first, then install Wondershare Filmora. In order not to lose the project file created by the Video Editor, please press Ctrl+S to save the project file first. Then you could reload it to Filmora after installation.

    If you are required to register the program again after upgrading, please activate the program with the original registration code and licensed email. If you could not find it, you could click here to retrieve it.