Importing Media

After a project is built, you can now import your media files to the program. Wondershare Filmora enables you to import video shot by any type of digital camera, camcorder, mobile device, etc.—and with all major standard and HD video formats. Or, if you want, you can record a video directly with your computer's webcam. A Media Library is also provided for you to organize your media clips so you can easily and quickly access assets for your projects.

In this tutorial you will learn how to:

Watch and learn how to import media to Filmora with this video tutorial:

1. Import Video/Image/Audio

here are five ways to import videos and images, audios in Filmora. Check the complete list of all the supported file formats here.

  • Click FILE>Import Media, choose Import media files/Import a media folder/Import from camera or phone....
  • Click Import media files here
  • Directly drag and drop the files to the Media Library panel.
  • Import a Folder
    import media folder
  • Import from camcorder or mobile device
    import from device
  • 2. Record Video with Filmora

    You can also record a video file from Webcam, record the PC screen and record the voiceover using the built-in video recorder. Follow the steps blow to learn how:

    1. Record from Webcam:
    2. To use this feature, you should first make sure the webcam is connected to your PC properly.

      Click the Record button ;on the upper left of the Media library panel. In the pop up Capture Video window, click Record to start recording and click it again to stop recording. Then click OK to save the recorded video file in the default Captured file folder.

      The recorded video file will be added to Media Library automatically and you can drag it onto the Timeline.

    3. Record PC screen:
    4. Choose "Record PC Screen" from the Record menu, then the Wondershare Screen Recoder window will pop up, you can set the aspect ratio of the screen frame. Hit the Rec button to start the recording, and hit F9 to stop the recording. The recorded video file will be added to Media Library automatically and you can drag it onto the Timeline.

    5. Record voiceover
    6. Choose "Record a voiceover" under the Record menu, make sure the microphone is connected to your PC properly. Hit the Record button, and it leaves you 3 seconds to get ready. A audio track will be added to the timeline while you are recording.

    3. Filter Media by Video/Image/Audio

    You can filter the files according to filetype here.

    4. Sort Media by Date/Duration/Name

    Rank the files according to its Name, Duration, Date Created, Ascending or Descending. sort media files

    5. Locate media rapidly

    Locate the media files you imported, the music, filters, overlays, and elements directly by searching the name in the Search bar

    Download this software to get started:

    Download Win Version

    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.