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How to Edit QuickTime Video with QuickTime Editor

QuickTime is an extensible multimedia framework developed by Apple. QuickTime video is represented by MOV file extension. This video format is widely used in websites, mostly for streaming audio or video. People who want to edit QuickTime video with Windows Movie Maker may find that this application doesn't support MOV format. Therefore, you'd better turn to other video editing software.

Here I'd like to recommend you Aimersoft Video Editor. With rich features, this QuickTime editor will assist you in editing MOV video, making it professional-grade with stylish video effects, scene transitions, background music and more to wow the audience. The easy-to-use workspace and intuitive design enable you to finish the editing task in clicks.

In addition to MOV format, it also supports many other formats, including AVI, MP4, MKV, WMV, MPEG, FLV, VOB and etc.

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How to edit QuickTime video with fantasy

The following guide will explain the method of editing QuickTime movie in Windows using QuickTime Video Editor. Mac users can also follow the steps after installing Mac version.

1Open your video in the program

After launching the program, you need to add the source video to the User's Album by clicking “Import”. Alternatively, you can also click the video editor button in the upper-left corner and select "Add Files".

Add video to the program

2Edit the target video

After loading the video successfully, you need to drag it from the User's Album to the timeline panel. Double click on the video thumbnail to open the editing window. Simply click the "Edit" button above the timeline panel can also access to the window. Here you can do some basic editing job like rotate, flip, crop, adjust its brightness, change the playback speed and more.

Edit your video for quicktime

If you want to make your video professional looking, you can add special effects, text and title, picture-in-picture effects, transitions and intro/credit to touch it up. Click the buttons above the timeline panel respectively to access to different window.

Touch quicktime video

3Export the edited video

When the QuickTime video editing job is done, you'd better preview results in the window. If you have got what you want, then you can click "Create" to pop up Output window.

  • Export the video to multimedia devices like iPad, smartphones, Xbox and so on, please click "Device" and name the file;
  • Save it to local computer, please click "Format" and choose the target directory. You can also change the video format, if needed.
  • Directly upload it to YouTube to share with friends, please click "YouTube" and type in required info;
  • Burn it to DVD, please click "DVD" and configure the parameters.

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