VideoStudio for Beginners

Getting Started with VideoStudio

Creating your first VideoStudio project can seem like a daunting task but we’re here to help. These video tutorials will walk you through the video editing workflow to get you started the right way. Watch the Getting Started video for a quick overview, then delve into the video tutorials below for step-by-step instructions on the basics of video editing.

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Basic Steps in the Video Editing Workflow

Getting to Know the Workspace

Before you get started, take a tour of the VideoStudio workspace and learn about the key components: the preview window, media library and timeline.

Importing your Media

The first step in any video project is learning how to import your video clips, photos, music and audio tracks into the VideoStudio library.

Creating Slideshows

Using the project templates that are included with VideoStudio is the fastest and easiest way to create a professional-looking movie in minutes.

Adding Media to the Timeline

This tutorial covers the basics of timeline editing – the different features and views, how to navigate and how to use the Track Manager.

Trimming Video Clips

Need to get shorten your video clips or get rid of unwanted footage? In this tutorial we’ll show you how to easily trim video in VideoStudio.

Rotating Video Clips

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to quickly and easily rotate video clips in VideoStudio, to correct videos that have been filmed in portrait mode.

Adding Titles

Titles can help make your VideoStudio projects more professional and easier to follow. Learn how to create and edit basic titles in this tutorial.

Adding Transitions

The VideoStudio library includes dozens of different transitions, that you can use to add some visual impact and interest to your videos.

Adding Music

Learn how to add a music track to your video from the VideoStudio library, your own music or the dozens of free tracks in the Scorefitter library.

Exporting your Video

VideoStudio makes it easy to share your video – upload directly to social media sites or export for viewing on all kinds of devices.

Do More with VideoStudio

Now that you’ve mastered the basics, browse our other tutorials to learn intermediate and advanced techniques, and get creative project ideas.

See What’s New

Already a VideoStudio user? Learn about the new features and enhancements in the latest version of VideoStudio that will take your video editing to a new level.