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Professional Video Editing with Free Software using HitFilm

teacher avatar Angel David Weatherston, Helping Artists Grow

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    • 1.

      1 Introduction to HitFilm


    • 2.

      2 Tools in HitFilm


    • 3.

      3 Editing with HitFilm


    • 4.

      4 Adding Music


    • 5.

      5 Text


    • 6.

      6 Exporing Video


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Are you new to video editing? Are you lacking a video editing software and can't afford Adobe Premier and the other Video Editing Software in the market? Do you want to make videos for youtube and need editing software to get started. Then this course is for you!!

I created this course for all the people that don't have adobe premier and don't want to buy software to edit video because it's either too expensive or they just don't feel like paying for something you can get for free. I get asked all the time to recommend a video editing software so my friends can get started with Youtube and I recommend HitFilm. It does just about everything that Adobe Premier does with a similar layout without you having to pay for anything. In this course I will show you a beginner guide to editing videos with HitFilm Express by showing you how I edit one of my vlogs. I been doing Youtube for years and used many different software and there is things I can do on HitFilm that I can't do in some of the other software I use. So if you are ready to start making videos then sign up for this course today. 

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1. 1 Introduction to HitFilm: welcome to my course on professional video editing with free software using hit film. The reason I'm creating this course is because ah, lot of people are using Adobe Premiere and Sony Vegas and other similar software to edit their videos for YouTube, Facebook or whatever. And the problem is that these Softwares cost a lot of money. And I went out to look for free software that I could use in case I was using somebody else's computer. And it didn't purchase the software or for my friends that were trying to get into YouTube and didn't have money to pay for the software and didn't want to get into you, too, because didn't have video editing software. The best software out there today is called Hit Film Express, and today this course is going to revolve around using Have Film Express is a completely free software, with all the features that you will expect from software like Adobe Premiere, Sony Vegas and some visual effects software that you will get from programs like Adobe after effects. So you get a lot in this awesome software that's completely free, and I feel like personally, if more people use this software. Um, they will be saving a lot of money over having to use some of the other software. Now they have it already, or they got it from school or something. Then that's great for them, for for people like you, that is just starting out and don't have ah, software for video editing and want something that's completely free. This is a software to use. Now, this software is not like the easiest but Adobe premiere and some of the other software isn't easy, neither, but hopefully in the scores, I'm gonna teach you a beginner's guide to using the software and you be able to start making videos right away. So I'm gonna cover a lot of topics that will help you, Um, as you're editing videos and you're gonna be able to learn a lot to be ableto adding your videos right away and this course we're gonna be editing ah, whole project that I've created for YouTube. It was ah, trip I made to Poland. I'm going to be editing 45 minutes of video into a shorter video. Um, it is a vlog of my trip over there that I shall with my iphone So no matter what type of camera you shoot video where they could be a phone, it could be a professional DSLR whatever camera use. This is a software that you want to edit the video wit. And then once you get good at this, if you want to purchase some more expensive software, you can but really researched the difference between the two and maybe end up realizing you don't need any other software. And this is good enough for you. So to start off, I wanna show you how to get to the page where you download this. If you look up hit film on Google, it will take you here. Now hit film has two versions one the cost money and one that's free. The free one has everything you need. So you don't really need the one that cost money unless you're gonna go into more complex adity. But for everything you will probably need, all you need is a hit film express. So when you type in hit film affects homes, shows up and you can click here with as hit Film express Once you click that it will take you right here to this page, and then you would click where it says, Get hit film Express free Now Why is this software completely free and what did they get out of it? Well, actually, they make you share, um, their page to other people whenever you sign up for it. What I mean is that whenever once you click get hit film express, they make use, sign up and they will ask you to, um, share their page on social media through Google, Twitter, instagram, Facebook. One of those. And that's how they get exposure. And I believe that's why it's free, maybe to sell their other stuff that they're selling. Add aunts for the software. Add the proof, the pro version of the software. So basically take advantage of it. Get it for free press. Get hit Film express. Sign up for it. Give them an email user name and password is very important. You give a valid email, user name and password that you want for your account. The reason is because the link that you need to download the software comes in your email so you give him your email address. They'll send you a link to download the software now, once you click on that link, then you can download the software, and when you download the software to activate the software, you have to log in using your user name and password that you've created. Now, once you open the software that you've installed, it's very easy. Just click install, and in one stall this page will show up when it opens. If it says activate on the top right, that means you haven't activated it. You click, activate and you log in. Once you log in, it might still say Activate. What you have to do is close the program and open it again or restart your computer. One way or another, the activate will disappear and then you can use it. Don't use the software if the activate is still showing on the top, right, because then what will happen is you're using a demo version and it won't let you export and create any of your edits. You'll be able to play with the editor, but you won't be able to actually create any final videos. So that's the first part to this. Um, after this, we're gonna move on to actually creating files, video edits and all the tools that this software has that you're gonna use as a beginner video editor 2. 2 Tools in HitFilm: Okay, Now we're gonna get started with creating a add it from beginning to end. The first thing going to do is open up. Hit Film Express. Once you have this opened, where you're going to do is click where it says new or you compress file and new, whichever one you pick that's going to open up a new project now under template. You wanna always choose 10. 80 p. Um, nowadays, nobody's using 7 20 p. You can also add it for Instagram and two K four K. But more likely you're gonna be shooting 10. 80 p. Now there's different frame rates. Uh, 23.976 24 29.9 30. 59.94 and 60 from frame for a second now. Hopefully, you know by now what? Your cameras shooting in. If you're shooting on the phone, you could look up. What frame rate your phone is shooting in. Um, you're shooting with a DSLR. You could choose 24 frames per second dirties 60. Chances are you're gonna be shooting at 24 frames per second, which in most cameras is 23.976 now the question is, Should I choose 23.976 24? My recommendation is just shoots shoes 23.976 The reason that number exists is because that's more accurate toe most cameras or shooting than a shooting perfect 24 shooting. Usually like 0.0 to something less than 24 if you know you're shooting and 30 frames used a 29.97. If you know you're shooting in 60 use of 59.94 those are made because those are the accurate frame rates that these cameras were shooting in. So I shot this video on my phone right here. Um, if you don't know another way to find out if you right, click and click on details and you can see it's 29 frames per second. Um, it's actually 29 point whatever. Um, so on on your video files you could see on your computer what? The frame rate bliss. So this was shot in that. What's it called here? 29 point 97 This is the one that it was shot. So that's the one I'm gonna choose. Um, I don't You don't pick a template and then change the frame rate on the template should have the frame rate to just leave this alone. Leave the width and height alone. Leave everything else alone. This is just how you want it. Now you can have compositing and editing. You're gonna wanna click where sets start editing. I'll go over what composites complicit compositing means we're going to start with editing . So you click where it says, start editing regular. Then it's gonna open up something that looks like, uh, reset. It looks like this. Now, um, the first thing you want to do is drag your file. So you're gonna be editing into this little box here where it says media and when a dragon drop this video file and then, um right here, let me show you a little bit of this layout. Um, on the left side. Bottom left is this area that has your media files in effects and other sorts in the top left. Is this trimmer? What this tremor does is allows you to kind of watch your video and trim the beginning and ends of the video. Now, here's the thing. I think the trimmer is useless. You can do that already here and the editor. So there's no reason to need this big box here. There's blocking out space for me to do my edits. So I am going to get rid of this trimmer in a second. But that's what you're gonna have when you first start up your program. On the right side is it's viewer that showing you the the final result of the video that you're editing on the bottom here is where all your files are going to be at the your editing. So this is the editor they're gonna cut and edit. And under right here is the audio meter that tells you if the audio what the volume of the audio is if it's to hire to love. No, I'm gonna edit this, uh, this work space to match what I want. So first thing I'm gonna do is where you here with that's workspace up in the center. You click on that and you can see what stuff you want to see. Now I'm going to get rid of the one that says trimmer. And now I have no trimmer. Now I'm gonna add one. I want to drag this box here with this media next to this. In order to do that, I click on this box while holding shift on a Mac or PC. You're holding shift, you hold shift and you want to be right here near the top in this little blue area who will shift and click on that and then drag it. And now you can move it anywhere you want while holding on to it. I go in the top and click left of like, I put my mouse over this and is gonna put up move the box to the left off the previous screen. And when I let go now this window is appear to the left of the previous screen, and now all my files that I'm using are up here. My previous screen is here, and I have this whole bottom spot to edit it. I can also make boxes bigger and smaller. So right here I can drag this and make this bigger, smaller. This is a smallest it gets, so that's fine. I can make this bigger or smaller. I don't need to make it bigger because the left and uh, left to right, This is as big as the screen can get. I can't make this bigger by dragging this down. And now the previous screen is bigger. So when I'm editing, if I want to see the video, um, and it be bigger, I can drag the zone, press play, watch my video and then dragged us back up and keep editing. I'm gonna be dragging this up and down a lot as I'm editing. Now, here's all my files that have dragged. You're gonna drag audio files and video files. Your audio that's in your video is mixed in. But if you have music or our audio clips of you talking, do you want to include with your video, they're all gonna be dragged and dropped here. You can also press, import and find it in your computer and then click open and it's gonna be opened here. Here, you'll feel list off all your video files that you're using to edit it. Now, once you have your video files on here, what you want to do is drag your video file toothy editor. It says theater sequence differs to the clip, your adding Do you want to change the editor sequence settings to match the clip. The answer is always No. And I'll tell you why in a second, but I'm impressed. No. And you're gonna see here that the clip is smaller than the editor. And the reason is because my iPhone compressed everything into 7 20 p instead of 10. 80 p, and it made everything smaller. And I have two options. I can make the whole video smaller that I'm gonna be editing. Or I could make the clip bigger, and I want to make the clip bigger. So the final video is in 10 80 p for HD. So in order to do that, I have two choices. I can drag this corner and make it fit the box, which is the one I don't recommend you do. Or I can right click on this clip here and then where it says transform. I click fit to frame, and that's gonna make this full screen. So, so far, we've added my files, worked on my workspace, and I added a video to the editor. Now, if you like this workspace of you created any custom work space like maybe you put this on the right side of this on the left side. Or maybe you got rid of the audio meter here. Whatever space you created, you're gonna want to save that workspace. So right here where you have the workspace section you're gonna write, create, you're gonna name your workspace and already named it editing mind. These are the workspace options that they give you editing mine. When I click on that, it opens up like this. If I goto editing is going to take me to this custom one that they have. What effects over here, the media here, the trimmer and all of this. But I like my workspace the best. So I'm going to go toe editing mind. And now I have the one that I've created. No. Once you've dragged your files and put him here in the editor, the first thing I recommend you to do is to save your file to save your file. You click right here in this little save icon. This is untitled. Project is right now on ST Click on this and you pick where you want to save it. So that's saved this under free video editing. I'm gonna call this hit film project click Save and now is saved. While you're editing your video, you always want a savior. Work over time, so you add it for a few minutes. Save your work at it for a few more minutes. Save your work. Get used to saving your work. If you don't save your work, you're not realizing that some point you're gonna your computer could turn off. This program could crash, the lights in your house could go off and the computer turns off. So many things can happen. You could accidentally press X and not and close the program. Whatever think could happen has happened to me in the past as a video editor, and I've lost my work and it comes back to the last saved spot that where I saved it. So you always want to be saving your work, and when your savior work at any moment, you can close the program, Come back, open it and continue where you left off. So make sure you're always saving your work. No, let's go here into some of these buttons here that you're gonna use to edit your work. Now, these are the tools that you can use to edit the files that you've put in the editor. This first button allows you to select the file and move it left and right. We can push it over here. I can push it over here. That's basically what the select tool does. This drag tool allows you to drag. Um, so that's a were zoomed in a little unless you drag left and right to see different parts of the video. Um, I want to show you this area down here. This is a zoom in tool to zoom in and out of your video file. So the scale of your timeline, you can drag this out and this is zoomed out all the way so you can see the whole video. But this is 45 minutes of video, so I need to zoom in to be able to see certain parts better, um, and then dragged to the beginning. So I dragged to the beginning. You can also drag up and down to see different files. Now, before I move forward, I want to show you what the's tracks mean. Here. Video one is a video clip, one that you've added. If I add another video clip is gonna be video to audio One is the audio track that goes along with video one. Um, it's used. Or it could be your video with no audio and then music that you've added. Whatever audio track is first inserted goes an audio one when you add music is going to be under audio too. No, If I go back to the select tool right here is this capacity Drager, you don't wanna mess with this, But if you do, let me show you what happens. If I drag this down, You're going to see that that video clip is disappearing and you see that percentage that says 77 64 3700 hundreds as high as it goes. Basically, at 100 opacity, you can see everything add around 50 half of the video is seen and half a see through so you can see stuff behind it, and at zero, you don't see any of it anymore. The reason why anybody messes with the capacity is if they have something on top of this. So another video file and they want to kind of like, kind of show it in a low capacity with whatever underneath this is showing at 100%. It's too complicated just no matter what, and leave it at 100% down here, you have this volume that you can drag up and down. Now it's called Levels. So right here at zero. That's a default volume off the audio that was shot in. If I bring the level up 12345 all the way to 12 is bringing the levels of the audio up 12. Meaning is just gonna be louder. Uh, if I bring it down to negative was gonna becomes, um the volume is gonna go down all the way to the bottom. Negative 60. You're just not gonna hear it anymore. So if something's too loud or not loud enough, you can raise this up and down to make it louder. Um or Lord, the volume. Now, the next tool here is a slice tool. This allows you to cut in any point of your video. If you cut accidentally somewhere you don't want you compress control. Z control Z control Z, um or you can click right here. This undo you see, it says control plus Z, This will go back anything that you did while editing. So if I cut somewhere I didn't want to cut, I can undo it now, the reason you want to cut it because that's what editing is. You want to cut things out of this 45 minute clip and delete it. So that was left is the final project. Let's say I cut this area here and here, and I want to get rid of this. I go back to my selection tool, click on it and then press delete on your keyboard. And now it's gone. I didn't want to do that. Suppress control Z, Z z or this undo button several times. And then it goes back to normal. No, the next the all these other tools here you're not really gonna mess with, um, as a beginner editor. And when you go into more advanced editing, you're gonna play with these prefer. Now you're just gonna focus on these top three. Another thing you can do is when you right click this. You can change the speed from 100 to 200. So 200% what that does is it speeds up the video. So now you're watching things and fast motion or the opposite. You can change it a 50% and it makes everything go in slow motion. I'm impressed. Cancel. Now, you can do that on a clip as well. So let's say I sliced this little area here and I want just this area to be slow. Motion. I right. Click, click speed and duration. Switch this to 50 Press. OK, drag this out. And here's my longer clip. And now I have this in slow motion. Now you can press play here or press the space bar, and you can stop by pressing the enter key space bar plate enter stops. Our space bar as well also stops. You can just press space bar twice to start and stop it. You're watching this in slow motion. I'm gonna undo all this. So those are your basics to editing To watch um, at any point that anywhere in the clip, you could just move your mouse over on this top part here. This timeline area and I will start anywhere and then if you want to start from the beginning, you can press right here was as moved play head to start and you can start from the beginning and then press player. So that's a little introduction to some of the things we're gonna be messing with to edit this, um, in the next section, we're going to actually get into editing this video. 3. 3 Editing with HitFilm: okay, in this section, we're gonna actually get to editing this video so you can see what it looks like to edit a video. So the first thing I always do is I start from the beginning and I watched my clip. That press, there's my flip. Does a plane that were going on 12. Now, the first thing you're gonna notice, um, on most computers and this is affected by how good your computer is is that it's dragging a little. It lags a little. What that means is that it's not playing smoothly. Um, it's playing a little choppy. There's several things you can do to fix that. The first thing you could do iss um, on this clip here where it says options playback, wallet, the I mean playback resolution. You can press where says quarter or half. I like to leave with that quarter. And what happens is you're not seeing the full quality of the video, but is gonna playback smoother. So let's go back to the beginning press play on. Believe it or not, it actually is playing a little bit smoother. Um, the other thing you can do is we go back to the beginning here is you can. So when you go to the clip here and you right click on it, you see this thing that's that's pretty Render. When you click, make pre renders you're going to see on that file this little circle thing. What pre render is is basically, um, watching the whole clip on the computer and saving the preview of the whole clip. So when you preview it now is gonna play smoothly. The problem is that it takes up space in your computer. It takes a long time to pre render stuff, and it really, like takes away from the process of editing, because when you add any effects or anything, you'll have to pre render again. So, um, usually, I just avoid pre rendering. But when it's just bothering you, too much is going way to slow. The clips are too important. You have to watch everything to see if it's good. A recommendation is to pre render. I'm gonna right click here pre render and cancel pre render. So those are two ways to make um, this project place smoother. So, like I said, I'm watching. Does a plane that were going on 12. Okay. And then a custom, the next clip of me at the airport store buying orange shoes. So what I'm gonna do is I'm gonna zoom in. So I assumed then there. And then I just go back a little to the part where it cuts. So right about there, I'm going to cut this. I have clipped one and clipped to Now, Usually, all of these are gonna be different clips. I put all these clips together from my phone before starting this, um, so that it's just one full clip. Um, but usually you're gonna have them be separated to different clips, so it will already be separated. But I had to watch it and separated manually. Okay, so now I'm gonna move this over a little bit. Justice first clip here. I want to edit this. The way that I edit this is I find the part that I'm gonna use in the video. So I'm gonna go back to the beginning. Does a plane that were going on 12. So that part right there where I zoom in and out and say that that's a plane I'm going on. It's all I need from this clip. So now when it cut this right there and I'm a race this part I'm gonna click on it and press delete. Now, if you go to the edge of ah clip, you can actually drag and it's gonna erase parts of the clip and you can see what part is going to continue on. So I'm gonna racist little part with the plain and stop right here. So this part's already erased just by clicking on my mouse with his little symbol Here is a trimmer symbol is trimming my video from the beginning. And then I dragged it over to the right. Now I move this over here, and now it looks like this from over here. I'm 12. Okay, that's good enough for this clip. I'm going to cut it there. I'm gonna drag this out over and another way you can add it is Ah, grab the trimmer dragged is over. Watch everything and and then just a race. So I kind of like this. I'm going to go and like, you should already know what this clips look like. I'm gonna start right here. Let go. So I didn't like the part where I go look down. So I'm gonna go backwards right there. I'm a cut it right there. And I was right. This part right here and then I'm a fast forward. This okay? We're getting on the plane, this, ladies, and knowing she's just standing there. Move, move, move, Lady, Another guy in the way. Drag this over. It's if you accidentally double click on it and it takes you to this trimmer, you can go back and go back to your workspace editing mine. And now I'm back here. Okay, that's breath. Okay, there's a little clip of me. Walking is good enough for me. I'm a cutting right here. There we go. We have this next clip and I'm putting numbers with clips in order, and I am going to drag this Erase all this. Erase all this this over. I raise everything, erase everything. I'm here looking at the pillow, and I like this clip of me looking at my little screen and that's it. I cut this and I also want to cut out a little area. So I click on that. I'm scrolling. I'm gonna cut right there, and I'm a fast forward Teoh right there I'm a cut there and I will get rid of this part. And I have this clip right here. This clip right here and so far. So I just keep repeating this process all the way. Teoh, I added the whole video. No. Now let's say I wanna watch this video. Go to the beginning. I could scroll down here, make this bigger. I could scroll this over now. I'm watching this in real big. That press plan does a plane that were going on 12 muscles are skis, you know? And that's it. That's a smudge of that that I've edited. Now, Um, from here from here, I'm gonna now add some music because I know that I don't want the audio from these videos to play. I'm not saying anything important. I want music to be played in the background of this of this video. So I'm gonna add music in the next section. We're gonna talk about music and adding other elements to your video edit 4. 4 Adding Music: Okay, Now in this section, we're gonna be adding music and other elements. The first thing I need to do is find the music track that I want on my computer, and then I drag and drop it here to this box that has all my files on. So here's a song that I've picked. I'm gonna add it here. Next thing I need to do is add it to the editor. Now, there's already a video track in an audio track. So I need to add another audio track to my editor in order to add, um, this song to it. So let me show you where you want to do is right. Click where it says audio one and click where it says, Insert track. Now you have audio too. You can rename that to music and now you can drag and drop this under music. And now I have music there. Now I'm oppressed place. See what this sounds like? No. The problem. Having as I can here the audio from the video here and the music at the same time. I don't want to hear the audio from the videos on top. So what, you're gonna do is right here, where you see, it's as audio one. I'm gonna mute it by pressing this. This mutes this. Now, if you don't want to meet the whole track, well, you can do is, um, unit and go track by track and just lower this all the way down. So I click on all these clips and that lowered all the way down. Now I go to the beginning, and this was a little bit loud, so I won't bring this down a little just for the purpose of this course in the how loud it is. - Now , this sounds amazing. It looks pretty great. Um, this is free music I found for logs. Um, and another course in the future, I'm gonna be talking about music for videos. But if you were to find music for your video, what I recommend is make sure that there's no, um, like copyrights, first of all, and second is that there's no talking so kind of music without lyrics. This is what this is. So there's no lyrics on this music, and it plays really well with my vlog music without lyrics play really well in the background or videos So you want to find music like this? Um, I have a whole list Eso you eventually find, um, just research online music for vlogs, a music background, music. And it took me a while to find good music. Once you find good music, download them and Adams that you can put him in your videos. Like I said, there's gonna be a course later on about that. So once you had the music in there, you can lower and raise the volume you have track one track to, um And then let's say, uh I'm saying something right here. Okay? So I'm a trim this to this area right here. Now you see these little waves, these little waves here, these little waves here under the audio is actual sound coming from that audio track on the music. You see all these little waves? Meaning there's his music playing throughout. Um, right here there was very little sound little sound here. Just a lot of sound as that fast forward. You see less sound here. More sound here. That means there was actual sound plane. Or maybe I was talking. And here there's no talking very little sound. So I fast forward to this part where their sound and let's say I want to hear that. So this is all the way up and I want to lower the music so I can hear that talking when I got to do is while having this clip, um, click done. I want to drag this over right there. And I am gonna cut that music right there. So is cut. And then this music, I'm gonna drag this volume down, and now it's gonna look like this. No, I can't hear the music at all. So I'm gonna raise a wildly modes of music, go back. And now you hear the music and the sound from the video file. Now, I wasn't talking here. It was just the sound of the plane. But if I was talking and I want to hear that, I will do that I will raise a volume of the video file this audio where I'm talking and lower the volume of where I'm not talking. So that's how you would do that? Um, the next thing I want to talk to you guys about his transitions. I don't really use transitions, but if you guys want to use transitions. I'm gonna show you how to do that. So what you will do is you will go to this area where it says the fax on here in the top left, you will squirrel down to where it says transition video. Click on this little arrow is gonna drop down all these different, um, transitions there, categorized by these folders. I'm going to go to the 1st 1 that says the solved, um, pick one. So you don't really know what to look like until you add them. So I'm gonna click on the 1st 1 and you'll learn what they look like. So you know which ones you like and use those and then dragon right in the middle of clip one and clipped to. So now when I go back here and press play, let me show you What's happening is this solving into the next clip. So that's how you do transitions. You just pick a transition you like, and you put it in the center. Uh, if you I don't like the transition, you can click on this impressed elite, and that transition is gone. So that's how you had transitions. Haven't really add transitions. But some people like to have transitions between clips so that it just doesn't cut to the next clip. It kind of either dissolves or swipes right to the next clip or disintegrates into the next clip. Whatever you choose to do for your clips, that's how you do it. And now I'm gonna talk to you guys about adding text. So, um, was one thing that's very popular is to add a title to your clip, So in order to do that, you need to start a new composition. 5. 5 Text: in this section, we're gonna be adding text to this video. So in order to add text you have to add was called a new composition. So right here in this media tab, I'm impressed. New and composite shut. So when I click on that, I can write the name of the text title the duration doesn't matter. You can leave it at 30. You leave everything else the same and then press. OK, Now you see here, here's the editor tab. Here's a title test. It's kind of like two boxes. The editor re editing the video title that will click on this title is kind of like a video file is just gonna be the title is another clip is another file the year have here on your media been and this was just gonna be for the title. So there's 30 seconds long. It's like a video which is just your title, and you're gonna make at text to it. Don't worry about the duration. Just focus on what tax you want. So you click right here with us text and then you create a box. Okay, Then you write what title you want, so I'm gonna write hit Phil video. Okay, now, if I highlight all this text, I can go to this text column and change the size. You see, when you go to the size here, you can click and drag left and right is gonna change the size. Don't worry so much about the size, because you could change it later to fit the video. And I'll show you that in a second you can change the front, right so you can go up and down and pick one. I kind of like this one. I believe it at that. So you had like to think you click right here this large gray box and you click a color You want Red hit film video in red. So that's the area here. Here's gonna change the space between the text. So I have to highlight everything. Drag is going to make the space left and right. If once you picked that the font, the size, the color, what you want to do is except this out. Go back to editor and you're gonna add a new video track. Call it text and a new audio track. Call the text. Um, Then you're going to go back to your media, been title and dragged this year. We're gonna add, uh, what for? Here, A text and on audiophile. Now, this composite doesn't have any audio. It's just text. So to delete this, you can just right click here and the league track. Yes. And now you just have the text. And that's how you add text. No, to move this tax around with the selection tool selected, you could move this around and you can change the size. So that's why Didn't matter what size it WAAS place it where you want and make it longer thinner. Whatever. I wouldn't put it right here. Then I press play. No, I wanted to stop there, so I dragged. This ad is going to stop there. I wanted to be the length of this clip right there and then it stops. So that's how I added text. Um, to this video, it's very complicated. In my opinion, it should be easier, but it's a complicated software that allows you to do ah lot. So it's supposed to make it makes the simple things look more complicated, but because of that, you could do even mawr than you could imagine if you want this to, um, not be as bright. You can lower this capacity, and it kind of, like disappears. That's another thing you could do with texts if you want. Um, so that's it. When it comes to adding text, you can add titles. You can add text throughout the video, put him anywhere you want in the video. Um, and that's it. Music and text. Um, in the next section, I'm going to show you, uh, a final clip of my edit so you can see what that looks like. 6. 6 Exporing Video: okay in this section, I'm going to show you the added that I actually uploaded a YouTube, so you can kind of see what add it. Looks like, um, say I'm a press played right now, and that's it. Um, that's my edit. Um, it's just a little part of full video that I put together. Ah, Siris of me travelling to Poland. Um, I wanted to show you that you can use the software like this to edit video at music at tax . Um, very simple stuff. Over time, you really need to study this software and play with it and see what you can do and add to it. You have an idea, and you don't know how to do it. Look it up and figure out how to do that within the software. Um, so that's the final Add it now, in order to render it and what I mean is, put all this together and make it into a final video. What you want to do is click up top right words. That's export when you click. Export. Um, you're gonna want to click on the one that says editor. Um, and this is the one that you want exported. Um, so right here you have different options off what preset you wanna use? I recommend the one that says YouTube 10. 80 because that's the one that is for YouTube. Um, it's gonna add it MP four, and then you're gonna be able to use it for YouTube. So I have that. And then you click export in and out on the one that says editor expert in a now means that is gonna export the whole thing that you have in there. Now, um, once you have this Q this export thing that you're exporting, you click where it says output. Right. Click on that and pick a location. Pick a folder. So you find the folder where you want to shoot, save it and write the name of the file. After you did that, then were you going to do is right. Click on the box and click. Start exporting. Then what? Dragging this over. You can see the progress start time elapsed time and how much time remaining? Um, before it's completely that now this is an estimate. You're going to see it go up and down based uncertain elements in your video. It could guess that is going to take 10 minutes and then against to a complicated part in the video that you did a lot of edits in. Who's gonna turn that 10 minute into an hour and then when this is done with that part, is gonna go back down drastically, so don't really rely on the remaining time. Just wait for it to be done. Um, So like I said again, you go to export, click on the one on the you want, which is the editor. Click export in and out, but you tube click where it says output so you don't lose a file. You have the right folder and the name and then right click start exporting. That's it From then on. From there, you have your final video that you did with Hit film Express hit Film Express has a lot of tools. It will literally take you 100 hours to learn everything, so don't worry about everything it could do. Just focus on one project at a time, watch a bunch of videos on all the things that headphones can do. Hopefully, this course helped you guys out and you guys can create, um, your first videos. Um, do you have any questions? Leave them below. Check on my other courses. And I see you guys in my next course.