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Cool Effects to Make Your Videos More Stunning

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Jul 12, 2024• Proven solutions

Are you already tired of the plain and ordinary video editing effects? Do you need some special cool effects to make your videos more stunning and absorbing? Here is a list of some amazing effects which you can make full use of. In our previous articles, we have introduced some websites to download sound effects and some cool visual effects software. While in this article, we will show you some cool video effects that you can use in Filmora video editor.

Introduction of the Cool Effects in Filmora

1. Split Screen Effect

The split screen effect, also known as picture-in-picture effect or video overlaying, is the effect of showing two or more video streams at once in a give sequence. It's a creative way to tell a story by showing multiple viewpoints.

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Check How to Make a Split Screen Video in details

2. Fast Motion

Fast motion (or time-lapse) is a creative way to show the progression of a project. This effect makes your video appear to have occurred at a faster speed than normal, thus it will speed up to show the entire process in a matter of minutes or seconds. In Filmora video editor, you can drag the speed slider to get the desired speed or enter the duration of the clip that you need, and Filmora will change the speed accordingly.

Check the details about how to make slow/fast motion videos with the Speed up/Slow down effect

3. Slow Motion

Slow motion, however, makes your video appear to be slowed down. This effect can enhance the emotional and dramatic moments like wedding ceremony, birthday party or flashback scenes.

4. Jump Cut

Jump cut is an abrupt break in the continuity of a video scene created by editing out part of a shot or scene, which gives the effect of jumping forwards in time. By applying this effect, you can make your video feel like as if it moves at a faster pace.

5. Tilt-shift

Tilt-shift effect or miniature faking is a photographic genre which seems to become popular nowadays. This effect is always applied in the videos or images which are taken from far distance to give you a birds-eye-view perspective. So if you want to make the video look as if it's shooting a model set not a real world, try this great effect!

6. Pan and Zoom

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Pan and Zoom effect, also known as the famous Ken Burns effect, allows you to focus on certain parts of your video, such as zooming in on a person's face, or scenery. That will create movement and evoke emotional storytelling experiences to your video.

How to Apply the Effects to Your Video

Apply effects such as filters, overlays, transitions, titles and texts in Filmora is easy, just go to the corresponding tab to preview the effect first, and then drag-n-drop it to the target position in the timeline. Check the video tutorial below:

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Thanks to the video editing software available on the market, people like you and me can all apply effects to our videos. Don't like the complicated software like Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro? Wondershare Filmora video editor (Latest Filmora version X) now makes it easy to apply all the special effects mentioned above. This easy-to-use video editing tool is designed to provide the most comprehensive video effects and efficient workflow around. Here is a detailed guide on how to apply special effects to video with it. Download the software to enrich your digital world right now!

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Download More Video Effects from Filmstock

Filmstock is a one-stop shop for royalty free video effects, music and sound effects, stock video footage and more stock media. You can download both video effects for Adobe After Effects and Filmora Video Editor on Filmstock as well as some free stock video and photos and royalty free music and sound effect. Visit the Video Effects for Filmora video editor and explore more creative resources for your video.

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Liza Brown
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