Insert Transition

Transitions can help your video move smoothly from one scene to the next on Wondershare Filmora for Mac. They can either be applied to single clips or in between all clips on the timeline. Effective use of this feature can add a professional touch to your creation. If you want to add animation in the first frame, you can use snapshot to screenshot the first frame and then drag it to the beginning, double-click it to add motion for it.

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Add a transition

To apply the transition to a single video/image, please follow below steps:

1.Drag and drop the video/image to the first line of the timeline.

2.Select Transition to access the transition library.

3.Select one transition style and then drag it to the start (prefix transition) or the end (postfix transition) of a video/image on the video track.

4.You can double click the transition on timeline, and then enter the duration value you need. Or you can click and drag its start/end points of the clip forward or backward within the video/image.

Prefix Transition

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Postfix Transition

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In addition to applying the transition to a single clip/image, you can also apply transition in between two videos or two images. Please follow below steps to apply it.

1.Drag and drop the video/image to the first line of the timeline.

2.Go to Transition tap, select a transition effect and then drag it in between two clips or two images.

3.To change the duration of the transition, double click the transition on timeline and enter the duration value you need. Or you can click and drag its start/end points of the clip forward or backward within the video/image.

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To add a selected transition to all video track clips

Right click the thumbnail of the selected transition and choose "Apply to All".

To add random transitions to all video track clips

Right click the thumbnail of any transition and choose "Random".

To customize a preset transition

Double-click a transition effect in the Timeline. Change the value for the number of seconds you want transition to take place in between clips. Click "Apply duration to all" if you want all the transitions have the same duration time.

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Save and delete transitions

You can select your favorite transitions and save them in the "Favorite" folder, so that you can quickly find them later. You can also delete transitions that you do not use from the project by clicking delete button or right-click to choose delete.

Save a transition in "Favorite" Folder

Select the thumbnail of the transition. Right click on it and choose "Add to Favorites" to add the transition in Favorite Library list.

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