With increasing digital cameras and camcorders tend to shoot in QuickTime MOV format, you may often get troubled with its further editing in Windows. Even what you need is simple edits like rotating 90 degrees to normal, splitting to get rid of unwanted part, merging several clips into one with no stop, etc. Particularly after you upgrade to the latest Windows 8, you may even find that your previous MOV editor quit working. Check the video tutorial about how to edit MOV videos on Windows 8 first.
If this is the case,Wondershare Filmora (Windows 8/7/XP/Vista supported) comes a handy MOV editor for Windows 8 that helps edit QuickTime MOV videos, MTS videos, all HD videos and other popular video formats. This program maintains the original quality and requires the least time to master. With it, you can easily trim videos, join clips, add audios, apply effects, transitions, texts, credits and so on. Just download the free trial of MOV editor for Windows and get started to create your own masterpiece now.
Step 1: Import your QuickTime MOV videos
MOV video editor windows 8 comes with a User's album to help you manage the added videos, audios, and photos at ease. To import your local MOV files to this app, just click the "Import" option to browse your computer and select the files you want to load.
Alternatively, you can drag and drop them into its program window. After you import them, they will show as thumbnails. You can double click to preview them and hit Delete to remove the unwanted item.
Step 2: Edit and enhance your QuickTime MOV videos in Windows 8
Basic editing: Merge, Trim, Split QuickTime MOV Videos
Merge: Drag the MOV files you want to edit to the Video Timeline, they'll automatically merge together seamlessly.
Trim: Mouse over the left or right edge of a video clip on Timeline, when a "double arrow" indicator appears, just drag to trim it to any length you want.
Split: To split your videos into several segments, just play your Video video, drag the slide bar in the preview window to your desired location, click "Pause", and then choose "split", your video will be divided into two parts.
Editing box: Crop, Rotate, Flip, Adjust Brightness, Speed, etc.
Highlight the video clip and click Edit icon in the toolbar, you'll go to the edit window. Whatever you want to, just get the right tool at your hand, including video editing (crop, rotate, flip, speed, brightness, contrast, saturation) and audio editing (volume, fade in/out, pitch, etc.).
Enhance QuickTime MOV videos with Titles, Effects, PIP, Transition, Intro/Credit, etc.
It's pretty easy to add Titles, Effects, PIP, Transition, Intro/Credit, etc. with MOV editor for Windows 8, cause all these functions have the drag-n-drop feature. For example, to add transitions to the video, just click Transition tab and pick up one template, drag and drop it to the Timeline. You can preview the new video right away. If necessary, double click the added item to customize it, e.g. Time of duration.
Step 3: Export your edited QuickTime MOV files
With MOV editor for Windows 8, you have plenty of options to output your videos. When everything satisfied, just click Create to access the output window. Here, you can choose:
Device: You can choose from iPhone 4, iPad, iPod touch, PSP, Wii, Creative, etc. to get the optimized videos for your devices.
Format: You can output video to all popular video formats such as AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, MP4, MKV, MPEG, etc.
YouTube: Fill in your YouTube account information and the video information like category, title, description, etc. to share your on YouTube directly, as well as a notification message on Facebook and Twitter.
DVD: Burn your created MOV files to DVD, DVD folder, or ISO image file for long time preservation.