Elements & Transitions & Sound Effects

Adding multiple filters and overlays give you more creative possibilities for your movie. You can superimpose clips over background clips or add frames to your video.

1. Apply/Remove/Favorite Elements

To apply an element as a PIP in your project

  • In the Media Library, select the element that you want to add to your project.
  • Drag the element from the Media Library to the PIP Track on the Timeline.

To remove an element from the PIP track in your project

Do one of the following:

  • Select the element that you want to remove and hit Delete on the keyboard to remove it from your project.
  • Right click the element in the PIP track in the timeline and select DELETE from the menu.

To favorite an element

Right click on the element in the media library and choose ADD TO FAVORITES.

2. Apply/Remove/Favorite Transitions

To add a transition effect between videos/images in your project

Click transition-tap to access the transition library, which enables you to apply the transition to a single video/image or between videos and images on a track in video production. Currently the transition can be applied to the files on the video track (first line of the timeline) only.

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

  • Drag and drop the video/image to the first line of the timeline.
  • Select Transition to access the transition library.
  • 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.
  • 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. The default duration is 2s .

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.

  • Drag and drop the video/image to the first line of the timeline.
  • Go to Transition tap, select a transition effect and then drag it in between two clips or two images.
  • 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. The default duration is 2s.

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    Note: When there is not enough media to apply the transition, it will use the trimmed frames to do the transition.

    To apply random transition effect between every two video clips in your project

    Right click any transition effect in the media library and choose RANDOM TO ALL

    To apply the same transition effect between every two video clips in your project

    Right click the target transition effect and select APPLY TO ALL and there will be a same transition effect applied to every two clips which are next to each other.

    To remove a transition effect from the video track in your project

    Do one of the following:

    • Select the transition that you want to remove from the video track and hit Delete on the keyboard to remove it from your project.
    • Right click the transition in the video track in the timeline and select DELETE from the menu.

    how to remove transition effect in Filmora

    To favorite a transition

    Right click on the transition in the media library and choose ADD TO FAVORTIES

    3. Add/Remove/Favorite Sound Effects

    Note: the music or sound effects are for personal and non-commercial video within Wondershare(s) software/app environment. To know more >>

    To add a sound effect to your project

    • Go to Music, find the folder named Sound effects, select the sound effect that you want to add to your project, for example.
    • set speed/volume of a sound effect

    • Drag the sound effect from the Media Library and drop it onto the sound track in the Timeline.

    To adjust a sound effect

    • Fade in/ fade out a sound effect
    • Double click on the sound effect in the sound track to bring up the setting window, adjust the sliders to add a Fade In or Fade Out effect to the sound effect.

    • Adjust the speed and volume of a sound effect
    • Double click on the sound effect in the sound track to bring up the setting window, adjust the sliders to adjust the speed or the volume of the sound effect.

    find sound effects in filmora

    To remove a sound effect from the sound track in your project

    Do one of the following:

    • Select the sound effect in the sound track that you want to remove and hit DELETE on the keyboard to remove it from your project.
    • Right click the sound effect in the sound track in the timeline and select DELETE.

    To favorite a sound effect

    Right click on the sound effect in the sound effect album view of the Audio Media Library and choose ADD TO FAVORITES

    Download this software to get started:

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    Need a Mac version? Try Wondershare Filmora for Mac(Originally Wondershare Video Editor for Mac) by visiting https://filmora.wondershare.com/video-editor/ for more information or directly download Wondershare Filmora for Mac(Originally Wondershare Video Editor for Mac) free trial version here.


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