Filmora Video Editor

The best video editing software to create stunning videos with full-featured editing tools and impressive effects.

How to Add, Delete & Customize Filters and Overlays?

Filters and overlays can help users to make a video unique and awesome. Filmora Video Editor comes here with 300+ free filters and overlays for your reference.

1 Add Filters or Overlays to Video

- Find "Effects" option in the media library, then you can go through these filters or overlays in the Filmora Video Editor.

- Locate the filter or overlay you wish to add to your target video, click "+" icon or directly drag and drop the effects to the timeline.

- Now, effects will be applied on your video.

apply filters

Note: If you're editing a "portrait" (9:16) clip in a 16:9 video, you can add background blur filters to replace the black bars.

2 Delete Filters and Overlays

For deleting a filter or an overlay effect, right-click on the filter or overlay in timeline and select "Delete".

delete filters and overlays

3 Find Filters/Overlays

Filmora Video Editor provides you with multiple filters/overlays options, and you can also download your favorite one online. You can find the filters or overlays from the left side of the media library.

find filters

4 Customize Filters/Overlays

You can customize the filter/overlay effects. You can change the duration by dragging the edge of the icon. And you can also change the alpha opacity to make the value from 0 to 100. It helps you to make the filter more transparent with a lower value.

customize filters

5 Favorite Filters/Overlays

You can add the filter or overlay to your favorite library. Just right click on the filter/overlay effect and select the "Add to Favorites" option to save it.

favorite filters

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