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Facebook Video Maker: How to Make Facebook Video

Making your own video for Facebook can be interesting and you don’t have to be professional. But do you want to get more likes and comments from your friends about your video on Facebook? All you need are video shots/still pictures, music and a smart video maker- Wondershare Filmora (originally Wondershare Video Editor). With this video maker for Facebook, you can edit your own elements together quickly and easily and upload to Facebook automatically. Want to try it yourself? Just download Wondershare Filmora (both available in Mac and Windows platform), the easy-to-use yet powerful video maker, and go through the simple steps below to make your own video for Facebook.

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How to Edit a Facebook Video with Filmora Video Editor

After launching the Filmora video editor, select Full Feature Mode or Easy Mode according to your requirement.

The Easy Mode allows you easily create your own video by providing various built-in themes. Simply follow the instructions on the screen to import photos/video clips, choose a theme, add music and you're done. It's very easy.

easy mode interface

In this article, we will illustrate the detailed steps for creating a Facebook video in the Full Feature Mode.

1. Import your video or photo files

In the Full Feature Mode, click the “Import” button in the main menu, choose the files you have and click “Open” to import them into Filmora's Media Library. For your convenience, you can also directly drag and drop the files to the Media Library. Filmora allows you to preview your video footage at the right Preview window and snap a shot with the Camera icon without quality loss.


After previewing, drag your files to the timeline. Put the files in the order you want them to appear in the final video, and your base sequence is now ready.

drag-n-drop timeline

2. Personalize the video to make it more unique

Filmora is an easy-to-use yet powerful video editor, which allows you to do some basic video editing such as trimming, cropping, and splitting as well as some advanced video editing, including pan and zoom, play video in reverse, stabilize shaky videos, green screen, and advanced color tuning.

  • You can crop, trim, cut, split and merge your video in a few clicks. Watch the video below to get detailed information.
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  • Tilt Shift, Face off, Mosaic, Jump Cut and more functions in Power Tool for you to try out.
  • Edit your audio file with Audio Mixer and Audio Equalizer and make the audio fade in and fade out easily
  • Make your footage look like a Hollywood film with color tuning tool, including the 3D LUT effect.
  • Aside from the powerful editing features, there are more than 300 effects available in Filmora. You can add various overlays, filters, motion elements, transitions and much more to your video. Let’s have a look at the Toolbar.

    filmora toolbar

    Filmora has more than 40 tracks built-in, and you can use them without worrying about the copyright concerns. What’s more, you can import your own music track and record your own voiceover to the video. To add the track to your Facebook video, just drag it to the timeline, and it will be placed in the sound track in the timeline.

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  • Filmora provides various preset text and titles for your Facebook video. You can add an Opener title and End Credits, which is very convenient. Also, you can add Lower 3rds and subtitles. Just place the Playhead to the position where a title is needed, and then drag the desired title to the timeline and edit the title in the preview window.
  • filmora text interface

  • Transition effects are widely used in video editing software, they are normally used when one slide/clip replaces another one. It will make your Facebook video good looking and impressive.
  • There are over 300 filters, overlays and elements embedded in Filmora that you can use for your Facebook video. What’s more, you can go to the Effects Store to get specially designed Effects Sets, such as Beauty Set, Fashion Set, Fitness Set, Business Set, Food Set, Travel Set, Education Set and Holiday Set. What’s more, you can get some free Effects Packs just via sharing with your friends on Facebook. Let’s take a glimpse about the beauty set first.
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3. Export and Share

When the video making process is complete, all you need to do is to publish it on Facebook. In the export window, there are several options on the left panel. You can share your video to Facebook directly or save it to your smartphone or in .mp4 format and upload to Facebook later. What’s more, you can share your video to YouTube, Vimeo or burn it to the DVD collection.

filmora export output

To upload your video to Facebook directly, you need to sign in Facebook account first, and then click the “Export”button, and then Filmora will do the rest for you. After the creating process is completed, your video clips will appear on Facebook in no time. You can check it by clicking the URL appeared in the window or clicking the Find Target button.

If you want to save it to your compute, You can rename the video, change the location where you save it. Also, you can check the output size before conversion and adjust output quality by clicking Settings button. By default, the exported video is in Better level. In order to get the best quality, it is suggested to adjust the output settings as the same or similar as the original video.

filmora export output settings

Note: The Facebook video should be H.264 .mp4/.mov format and the maximum video size is 4GB and 120 mins according to Facebook recommendation.

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Jan 04,2019 18:33 pm
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