Filmora Video Editor for Mac

The easiest video editing software to create professional-looking videos with multiple great editing features and effects.

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Introduction of Filmora Video Editor for Mac

Filmora Video Editor for Mac is designed for users to export professional-looking videos from MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and iMac. It's fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.14 (Mojave), 10.13 (High Sierra), 10.12(Sierra), 10.11(El Capitan), 10.10 (Mavericks), 10.9 (Yosemite), 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and 10.7 (Lion). Compared with other video editing for Mac OS X, Filmora Video Editor is easy to use. It takes a new user less than 5 minutes to learn how to use it. It comes not only with all the basic editing tools a user need for editing a video, but also multiple hand-picked titles, effects, motion graphics, and so on for users to individualize the videos. When the video editing is done, it provides lots of export options, such as export to any video format or device , share on YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo or burn to DVDs.

Get Started with Filmora Video Editor

Download the free trial version of Filmora Video Editor for Mac and follow the guide below to create your own videos!

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1 Install Filmora Video Editor on Mac

The installation is the same as other Mac software. Double-click the .dmg file that you downloaded, and directly drag the program file to the Applications. Then simply follow the instructions until finish the installation process.

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2 Register Filmora Video Editor for Mac

Filmora Video Editor provides free trial version. The only difference between Trial version and Full version is the watermark on the final video.

If you have purchased the Full version of Filmora Video Editor, please register the program first to unlock the limitaion. please click the “REGISTER” icon on the upper right corner of the interface. It will pop-up the window below.

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Click "Enter Registration Code" and then, after input your licensed email address and registration code, click "Register" to complete the registration.

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3 Navigating Filmora Video Editor

After launch the program, if you want to make a professinal video with full features and effects, you can either select your desired aspect ratio (4:3 or 16:9) or directly start the editing by selecting Create New Movie. Filmora also provides Open Recent option for you to open the saved video project, Action Cam Tool to especially edit your action cam videos, and Instant Cutter to simply trim or merge videos without any advanced editing tool.

editing mode in filmora

Create New Movie: A mode with all the editing features and effects for users to make a professional or fantastic video.

create new movie

Action Cam Tool: A tool especially prepared for editing action cam videos. It contains some basic editing features for users to quickly edit or fix action cam videos without adding any special effects.

filmora action cam tool

Instant Cutter: A quick entry to trim or merge videos.

filmora instant cutter

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