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Jul 17, 2024• Proven solutions

Are you looking for an excellent iMovie equivalent for PC, so that you can edit video on a Microsoft Windows computer? Yeah, on PC, Windows Movie Maker allows its users to edit videos. However, many Windows users are exhausted of its poor quality and want to find a great iMovie replacement for Windows to do some editing jobs such as cutting, merging, and cropping, and adding some cool special effects.

The Best iMoive Equivalent for Windows - Wondershare Filmora

There is an ideal Windows equivalent of iMovie. Its name is Wondershare Filmora. In terms of editing and applying effects, it's very similar to iMovie. If you try it, you'll really like the ease of use. Now, let's see how Filmora, the PC equivalent to iMovie, works in Windows PC.

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1. Run this iMovie equivalent for Windows and then import media files to edit

When you run Filmora, just click the "Import" option to load your wanted video, photo, music files from your computer to the User's album. Then drag videos to the corresponding video Timeline, drag photos to the middle Timeline, and drag music to the Music Timeline. Of course, if you don't want to add photos and music, just disregard the related operation.

Filmora Drag and Drop to Timeline

Note: You may drag several videos in one go, but don't drag one to another, or you'll split the video. Of course, you can re-arrange them by drag-and-drop.

2. Edit videos, audio, and photos

    • Edit the Video/Audio

Double-click your wanted video/audio clip on Timeline, you can open the editing panel. You can get Video and Audio bar. The video bar allows you to crop, rotate, adjust and speed video, while the audio tool lets you edit the audio track, including Volume, fade in/out, and Effect (voice change). Note that if you add audio to combine the video, you need to turn down the original sound of the video.

iMovie replacement for PC Filmora video audio editing panel

    • Split the Video/Audio

To split a video/audio clip, first, select it, next, move the Time Indicator to any position you want, and then click the scissor button.

Related: How to Split and Cut Videos

    • Trim Video/Audio to the Length You Want

To trim video/audio to any length you want, just drag the left or right edge of the clip to the length you want.

    • Edit Photos

If you add a photo or picture, you can create a cool Picture-in-Picture video in clicks. Simply double-click the photo added in the timeline to pop up the photo editing window, where you can apply any one of about 36 Motion (Ken-Burn) effects by double-clicking it. To delete the motion effect, just right-click the photo in the Timeline and then select "Delete Motion" from the submenu. Hit the "Advanced" option in the window, you can also rotate, mark the photo or add some other effects like Alpha, shadow, and border, etc.

Filmora PIP editing

Related: How to Add Picture to Video

    • More Editing Tips

This Windows version of the iMovie equivalent provides more cool editing tools. For example, you can add titles, transition effects, intro/credits, voice-over, and more. If needed, you can go to this guide of Wondershare Filmora to get the detailed steps. The video below is about Filmora Block Buster Effect, it is really fantastic to make your video more attractive.

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3. Export your video creation

Now, you can export and share your great masterpiece. With Filmora, you can export your video creation to any popular video format, including MP4, WMV, MKV, MOV, and GIF. You can also export the video to your mobile devices, such as iPhone, iPad, and other smartphones. What's more, you can burn your video to DVD, or upload it to YouTube, and Vimeo to share with your friends immediately. Download now and have fun!

Filmora export formats

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