Navigating Filmora

Wondershare Filmora comes with 2 different video editing modes – Easy Mode and Full Feature Mode with two skins (light skin and dard skin) to meet your video editing needs. You can shift the skin promptly by selecting LIGHT SKIN or DARK SKIN at the right corner.

  • Dark skin music
  • Full feature editing
  • Light skin edit
  • Light skin overlays

After launching Filmora, choose a mode to get started. Please make sure you select the right aspect ratio for your video display (4:3 or 16:9) when you start working on your project.

1. Easy Mode

Easy Mode lets you easily create your own movie by providing various built-in themes. Simply import photos/video clips, choose a theme, add music and you're done.

Tips: Easy mode will select the best scenes of your work to export automatically. So if you need to export your project with full duration, please choose Advanced mode to create your work. Plus the projects created in Easy mode and Advanced mode are not interchangeable.

  • Add media file
  • Select a theme
  • Select music
  • Preview
  • Export and share, done!

2. Full Feature Mode

Full Feature Mode comes with all the fully-customizable timeline editing features to arrange scenes, edit clips, and add polish to your movie.

Run Filmora and choose Full feature mode to enter.


1. Media Library: The Library is the source for all your media, including video clips, photos, and music. It also houses transitions, effects, and a variety of other media assets that you can use in your projects.

2. Preview Window: The Preview Window shows the video currently being played in the Timeline or Storyboard. The position of the playhead is shown in the time code in the lower right corner. You can enter a new time code to jump to a specific point in the video.

3.Toolbar: The toolbar provides easy access to many editing commands. You can change your project view, zoom in and out on the Timeline, and launch different tools that can help you edit efficiently.

4. Timeline/Storyboard: The Timeline or Storyboard is where you assemble the media clips for your video project. You can click;to switch between the Timeline and Storyboard view.

3. Action Cam Editing

Filmora offers the Action Cam Tool and Instant Cutter options for extreme sport lovers. Please check this page to know more

To learn how to edit video in the full feature mode, click the left column to get more video editing tips and tricks or click the following links for a quick start: