How to Correct Color in Your Videos
It might happen that you shot some home videos but find the color video image has mainly blue and purple colors. Want to correct the color to make the video look like Hollywood manufacturing? To help you liven up your videos in a few clicks, the Wondershare Filmora (originally Wondershare Video Editor) is what you need. Equipped with the strong color fixing function, this easy-to-use video editor can help you break the monotony even if you have little color correction experience for videos. Now just download the software and follow the tutorials to easily correct color in your videos.
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1 Load your videos to the editor
After installing Video Editor, click Import to easily find and load your videos in local folders or portable media devices. This color correction software also allows you to add files with drag-and-drop. Then place them on the timeline.
2 Correct color with your preference
Double click the target video on the timeline and the video editing window will pop up. On the left hand there are four parameters available for changing:
Saturation: This setting represents the amount of gray in proportion to the hue. You can adjust it to make colors of the entire video image look more saturated or inconspicuous.
Brightness: You can change this setting to customize the overall lightness or darkness of your video image.
Contrast: Control the difference in color and brightness in different parts of the video image by adjusting this setting.
Hue: Hue is the color reflected from or transmitted through an object. Simply change this setting to see the result.
To change the color correction settings, just direct your mouse cursor to the indicator, left click it and move it to the left or right along the slider. When releasing the mouse button, the respective value will be set. You can immediately see the result in the Preview Window. If don't like the result, you can always click Undo to discard the changes. It’s also possible to cancel all the changes by clicking the Reset button.
3 Preview and save your new video
Now you've finished correcting the video color? Press Play and go over the whole video though the previewing window. If you are completely happy with the result, hit “Create” to export your video. You can choose to save the new videos in different formats under Format tab. If you want to play the edit file on portable devices like iPhone, iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire, PSP, Xbox, etc., just go to the “Devices” tab and select the configured preset for the specific model. You can also the video on YouTube or Facebook directly or burn it to DVD for better preservation.
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