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Add Effects Mask for Windows

Filmora's masking feature is a professional-grade and efficient technique to hide an object while editing the other. Users can apply different effects, transitions, and much more on a single object in a video through it. However, sometimes, you need more time for the precision masking. Hence, Filmora introduces you to its masking effects to ease the process in this guide:

Locating and Applying Mask Effects

Upon reading this guide, users will learn about how to commence the step-by-step action of adding an effects mask:

Step 1: Create a New Project in Filmora

To start editing in Filmora, launch the software on your device after installing it. Afterward, click the "New Project" tab on the main menu to access its primary editing interface.

press the new project button
Press the new project button
Step 2: Import Media to Timeline

After creating a new project, click the "Import" button in the Project Media category and choose files to import. Bring these files to the timeline panel using the drag-and-drop technique.

import files into the timeline
Import files into the timeline
Step 3: Access the Effects Mask

Now, click the clip in the timeline and navigate towards the "Effects" tab, and in the search bar, write "Effects Mask".

search for effects mask
Search for effects mask
Step 4: Drag and Drop the Desired Mask Effect

Once you have selected a desired mask, use the drag-and-drop functionality to bring this mask to the timeline track above the media clip. On clicking the "Play" button on the preview window, check the results of the application.

apply the mask on the clip
Apply the mask on the clip