Face Changer: How to Replace Faces in Video

By Jun 08,2017 11:43 am

Want to change the face of someone in a video? It's a piece of cake with Wondershare Filmora. This program includes a face-off feature that automatically tracks the position and rotation of the original head in your picture. All you need to do is choosing your wanted portrait and apply it in a click. Then you can rest assured that it will be put over the face and fit for the size intelligently. Download below free trial to experience hassle-free face replacement now.

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How to Replace Faces in a Video

1. Import your videos

To import your source videos to this face changer, two options are available.

  1. Click "Import" to browse file folder on your computer and load them together
  2. Drag and drop your wanted clips into the primary window.

This face replacement software supports almost all video formats out there, so you don't need to worry about incompatibility issue when you import files into this program. After you finish file loading, simply drag and drop them on the Video Timeline.

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2 Apply face-off in a click

To make face replacement, highlight a video clip you want to apply face-off on the Timeline. Right click it and select "Power Tool". In the pop-up window, click "Face Off" submenu, and then tick off "Apply jump cut at Beats to the clip" checkbox. There are a bunch of funny marks (Mosaic included) available for you to pick up. Select one as per your needs, and it will immediately put over on the heads that it detected.

Play it now, pay attention to the replaced faces. This program will automatically track the motion and make the faces matched with it perfectly.

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Tips: In order to put faces only on your wanted portion of the video, you can split your video into small clips first.

3 Save your video with changed face

Finally, hit Create to export your video with replaced faces. In the pop-up output window, you have a variety of options to save it. Popular formats like WMV, MOV, AVI, MKV, MPEG, MP4, etc. are available to pick up under the "Format" tab. This face replacer also supports uploading your masterpiece directly to YouTube to share with your friends or family members, as well as a message sent to Facebook or Twitter.

Aside from that, you may want to view it back on your game consoles, smart phones, then select the configured preset from the "Device" tab instead.

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Check out the video guide below:

As you can see, it doesn't allow you to upload photos into the program. You can use some professional video editing software like After Effect, or Sony Veags Pro to make a head replacement in a video by any photo you like, but it's pretty complicated and asks professional skills, so this is the simplest way to change face in a video with Wondershare Filmora.

Bonus tips: The face replacement software also includes an Auto Scene Detection feature, which helps to split your video into different clips when the scene changes. This is hugely useful when you want to focus only on your wanted part quickly. To do this, just right click a clip in the left item tray, select "Scene Detection", and then hit "Detect" to let it complete the rest automatically.

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kevinkellerman
I'd really like to know, because I have a couple of doozies lined up! Lol!
urbanegorilla
The only other way I can think of doing this is using free video software that handles Green Screen...(There are several), and in essence, the face you want to cover would be painted green, and the replacement face would be exposed while everything else would be green.
urbanegorilla
There doesn't seem to be a means of doing this in Filmora. You're stuck with the faces they provide.. Pretty lame IMO.. And I couldn't find any other free software that can do this aside from the expensive Adobe Premier with the addon After Effects.
hugh_r_aukhundt
Hey Gorilla. Have you found a way to do the face change in Filmora?? OR Do you know of a free program where it can be done (easily : ) )??
hugh_r_aukhundt
Tom did you ever find a way to do it?? Now that CNN has tortured some guy for the WWF smack down video, we should be calling on everyone who can to do something similar. If Filmora can't. Do you know of any other FREE program that could?? Thanks
tomsawyers
I gave up, not sure if you can or not. I mostly use it to combine pictures and music.
urbanegorilla
Was looking to do this as well.. Can you move your Trump face to the same folder as the factory faces?
tomsawyers
Didn't work for me. Plus you can't import the face you have to pick from one in the software. I wanted to put Trump's face over Popeyes when he beats up the fourty thieves, and call it trump vs ISIS. All well the world will have to try and get along with out my Master piece.
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