If you’re getting into video making, you know music and effects can make a huge difference. Whether it’s a documentary, a social media video, or a work project, you’ll need a simple but effective video maker to add music, effects, emojis, progress bars and other highlights to make your video stand out. Kapwing’s Video Maker is an excellent tool for doing just that, so let’s take a look at how you can quickly and easily add effects to your video online.

1.     Upload Your Video

2.     Trim and Adjust

3.     Add Music and Effects

4.     Publish

1.     Upload Video

Go to Kapwing.com and select the Video Maker tool. Then, upload your video or copy and paste the URL directly to make it even easier.

2.     Trim and Adjust

Before you add music and effects, trim and adjust your video if you need to. The Kapwing Video Maker has several easy-to-use tools to make your video editing process seamless: just hover over the tools on the right hand-side and see if you can enhance your video by adjusting the brightness, contrast, and color hues. You’ll be amazed what difference it can make!

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After:

3.     Add Music and Effects

Now, it’s time to add music and effects to your video. Hover over the toolbar on the top and select “Audio”. Then, upload your music if you have the file ready.

If you don’t have any audio of your own, try a sample from Kapwing, or record a voice-over.

Finally, add video effects to make it stand out. Using the toolbar on the right hand-side, you can round your video’s corners and adjust the speed.

With the tools provided on the top, you can add text, images, subtitles, and shapes to your video. If you’re feeling creative, you can also add animated text.

4.     Publish Your Video

You’re all done! Hit “Publish”, and once your video is processed – it shouldn’t take more than a few seconds – you’ll have it ready. Then, download it directly or use the links provided to share it on social.

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