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How to Add Audio to a Video: 6 Easy Ways in 2021

Looking to add audio to a video on your mobile phone or computer?

Whether you want to add audio in a video on iOS, Android, Mac, or Windows, we’ve got you covered.

In this article, we’ll show you how to add an audio file to a video on iPhone, Android, Mac, and Windows, step-by-step, with pictures.

Here’s everything we’ll cover, please feel free to jump around:

How to add audio to a video on iPhone and Android using InShot

How to add audio to a video in VLC on Windows and Mac

How to add audio to a video in Windows Movie Maker

How to add audio to a video in iMovie on Mac

How to add audio to a video in Adobe Premiere Pro

How to add audio to a video online using Animaker

How to Add Audio to a Video on iPhone and Android using InShot

If you’re on Android or iOS, you can use InShot to add an audio file or music track to a video. The app is available on both iOS and Android. It’s ideal for adding music to a video and posting it on social media platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Tik Tok, or Twitter.

Here’s how to add audio or music to a video on iPhone or Android using InShot: 

  1. Open InShot and tap Video to import the video.
    tap video

  2. Once the video has been imported, head to the Music tab.
    go to music tab
  3. You’ll now see that there are three buttons: Tracks, Effects, and Record. If you want to add a background music track to your video, tap Tracks.
    tap tracks
    Now under the Featured tab, you’ll see several groups of tracks. Tap one of the groups, then tap a track.
    go to featured tab
    This will start playing the audio track and reveal a red Download button.
    tap download button
    If you like the track and would want to use it in your video, tap the download button. Once the video is downloaded, you’ll see a Use button in its place. Tap the Use button to use it in your video.
    tap use to use the background music track
  4. InShot allows you to extract and use the audio or music from a video that you have on your phone. To extract audio from a video, use the button that says Extract audio from video under the same Featured tab.
    tap extract audio from video

  5. If you have an audio track on your phone and would like to import and add it to your video, switch to the My Music tab beside the Featured tab.
    go to my music tab
  6. To add sound effects, switch to the Effects tab next to the My Music tab.
    go to effects tab to add sound effects
    If you’d like to add the sound of applause to your video, tap the Applause category, tap an effect from the list, and tap Use to add that effect to your video.
    tap use to use the sound effect in video
  7. You can also record your voice using InShot. Tap the Record button to start recording the audio.
    tap record to record audio
  8. Once you’re done adding the audio track(s) to your video, tap the tick icon.
    tap the tick mark icon to finish adding audio to video
  9. Finally, tap the Save button in the top right corner of the screen to save the video on your phone.
    tap save

How to Add Audio to a Video in VLC on Windows and Mac

VLC media player is a free tool available on both Windows and Mac. If you don’t have it installed, you can download VLC for Windows or VLC for Mac.

Once you’ve installed VLC on your computer, follow the steps below to add audio to a video file on Windows 10 or Mac using VLC media player:

  1. First, open VLC. Then go to Media > Open Multiple Files.
    go to media and open multiple files

  2. In the Open Media window, click Add to import the video.
    click add to import video
  3. Once you’ve imported the video, you can now go ahead and add the audio file to it. In the Open Media window, tick the Show more options checkbox.
    tick the show more options checkbox

  4. Now tick the Play another media synchronously checkbox.
    tick the play another media synchronously checkbox
  5. Then click on the Browse button.
    click browse to find and import audio
  6. In the Open Media window that appears next, click on the Add button and then the Select button in the bottom right corner of the same window to add the audio file.
    click add and then select audio

  7. Then click on the Convert/ Save dropdown button in the bottom right corner and select Convert from the dropdown menu.
    select convert

  8. Now pick a location to save your video. In the Convert window, click on the Browse button under the Destination section.
    click browse

  9. Finally, click Start to save the video.
    click start

How to Add Music to a Video in Windows Movie Maker on Windows 7/8/10

Windows Movie Maker comes with the Windows Essentials suite and Microsoft has ended the support for this suite. You can, however, download the official installer using this download link. We retrieved that link using a web archiving service.

Here are the steps to install and add audio to a video using Windows Movie Maker:

  1. First, install Windows Movie Maker on your Windows computer. Double-click the installer file and pick Choose the programs you want to install option from the window that appears next.
    select choose the programs you want to install

  2. You wouldn’t need most of the tools that come with this suite. If you don’t want to install a tool, untick the checkbox beside that tool. But make sure to leave the Photo Gallery and Movie Maker checkbox ticked. Click on the Install button to begin the installation process.
    select movie maker checkbox and click install

  3. Once Movie Maker is installed, open it and import the videos or photos to it.

    Simply drag and drop the video or audio files onto the software window. Or you can import the videos (or photos) by heading to the Home tab and clicking on the Add Photos and Videos button.
    click add videos and photos

  4. Now let’s add the music or audio to the video. Head to the Home tab and click on the Add music button to import and add the audio file(s) to your video clips. The add music button is right beside the Add Photos and Videos button in the Add section.
    click add music
    Windows Movie Maker supports WMA, MP3, WAV, M4A, AIFF, and  AIF audio formats.
  5. Finally, save the video. To save the video, go to the File tab, select Save movie, and then select Recommended for this project.
    select save movie and recommended for this project

How to Add Audio to a Video on iMovie

iMovie is a free tool that comes preinstalled on Mac OS. Here’s how to add an audio file to a video on Mac using the iMovie desktop software:

  1. Open iMovie and click on the Create New button.
    click create project button

  2. Select Movie from the resulting dropdown menu.
    pick movie from the dropdown
  3. Click on the Import Media button to import the video(s).
    click on the import media button
  4. Once you’ve imported the video, drag and drop it onto the timeline.
    drag and drop the video onto the timeline
  5. Now let’s import the audio track that we want to add to the video. To import an audio file or a video, click on the File menu in the main menu bar and select Import media… from the dropdown menu.
    click file and select import media
  6. Once you’ve imported the audio file, drag and drop it onto the timeline panel. Make sure to not drop it over a video clip. Release the mouse button when you see the green plus button. This will add the audio to the video.
    drag and drop the audio track

How to Add Audio or Music to a Video in Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro is a paid, professional video editing software designed to be used by professionals. If you already have it installed on your computer, you can use it to add music or audio to a video. 

Here are the steps to add an audio or music file to a video in Premiere Pro:

  1. Go to File > New to create a new video project.
    click file and new

  2. Go to File > Import to import the video(s).
    click file and import
  3. Now drag and drop the imported video from the Project panel onto the timeline.
    find the imported video to crop in the project panel
  4. Now import the audio file that you want to add to the video. Go to File > Import to import the audio file.
    click file and import
  5. The imported audio file will now appear in the Project panel. Simply drag and drop it onto the timeline to add it to the video file. You can trim an audio track and adjust its volume just like you can with a video clip.
    drag and drop the audio track onto the timeline

How to Add and Edit Audio in a Video Online using Animaker

If you’re looking for an online tool to add audio to video, you can use Animaker.

For those who are unaware of Animaker, it is an all-in-one DIY video-making app designed to help non-designers make professional-quality videos from the comfort of their browser.

It just takes 3 simple steps to add audio or music to a video and download it using our super-simple, free tool.

It works on Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc., and if you use one of these browsers, you can easily add audio files to your videos on your Windows or Mac computer.

Moreover, you can upload and combine your audio files and videos in multiple formats such as MP4, MPG, WebM, MOV, and more formats. 

Here’s how to add an audio file to a video using Animaker:

Add Audio (or Music) to Your Videos in 3 Simple Steps using Animaker

Step 1: Sign up / Sign in and Pick the Dimensions

First, sign in to your account or create a free account. Now pick the dimensions for your output video depending on the social media platform you’d be posting it on.

Want your video to be Horizontal, Square, or Vertical in size? Pick one of the premade dimensions from the Create a video section in your dashboard.

pick the dimensions

If you want to pick your own height and width for your video, simply click on the Custom Size Video button from the same section above. Then enter your desired width and height and hit Create Video.

enter the custom width and height

Step 2: Upload the Video and Add Audio to It

Now upload the video and audio file(s). You can upload videos up to 20 GB in size. Head to the Upload tab in the main menu bar and click on the Upload button at the bottom of the tab window.

go to uploads tab and click upload button

Once the video has been uploaded, click on the video to set it onto the canvas.

video set onto the canvas

Now click on the music or audio file to add it to your video project. Once you add the audio file to your video, it will appear right underneath the video layer in the timeline.

audio appears under video layer

To edit your audio file, simply click on the audio file from the timeline. This will reveal a tooltip with options to preview or play the audio track, adjust its volume, duplicate it, etc.

click on the audio track to reveal options to edit audio

To adjust when the audio should start or stop playing, simply click and drag the audio file to the left or right and/or drag one of the handles (black in color) on either side.

drag the handles to trim the audio

You can also add an audio track from our library. Animaker’s music library features a wide variety of royalty-free background music tracks. Head to the Music tab to access our music library.

go to music tab

Moreover, Animaker also lets you add a voiceover to your video. You can record your voice or generate natural-sounding, crystal clear audio narrations simply using text.

Click on the microphone icon in the bottom left corner of the app window to record (or generate) voice for your video.

click on microphone icon

Step 3: Preview and Download the Video

You can preview the video by clicking on the play button beside the Publish button. 

click preview to preview video

To download the video, click on the Publish button and select Download video from the dropdown menu.

click publish and select download video

You can also share the video directly to various social media platforms from right within the app.

share it on popular social media channels

Apart from letting you easily add music to your videos, Animaker offers all the video editing tools you’d need to edit and fine-tune your video footage.

You can use Animaker’s video editor to:

And the list goes on… feel free to check out all our video editing software tools and learn why they’re the go-to tools for marketers, content creators, and people with no video editing experience.

Got any questions about adding audio to a video on Windows, Mac, Android, or iOS? Any interesting tips or tools to add background music to your videos on your phone or computer that we haven’t covered? Please let us know about them in the comment section below.

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How to Brighten a Video: 6 Easy Ways in 2021

Looking to brighten a video on your smartphone or computer?

Whether you want to edit the brightness of a video on iOS, Android, Mac, or Windows, we’ve got you covered.

In this article, we’ll show you how to make a video brighter on iPhone, Android, Mac, and Windows with clear step-by-step instructions and pictures.

Here’s everything we’ll cover, please feel free to jump around:

How to brighten a video on iPhone and Android

How to brighten up a video in iMovie on Mac

How to add brightness to a video in VLC

How to lighten a dark video in Windows 7/8/10 using Windows Movie Maker

How to lighten up a video in Adobe Premiere Pro

A simple way to brighten a video on Mac and Windows

 

How to Brighten a Video on iPhone and Android

If you’re on Android or iOS, you can use Inshot to brighten a video. Inshot is available on both iOS and Android. It’s the ideal tool if you want to brighten the video and post it on social media platforms such as YouTube, Instagram, Tik Tok, or Twitter.

Here’s how to brighten a dark video on iPhone or Android using Inshot: 

  1. Open Inshot and tap Video to import the video.
    tap video

  2. Once the video has been imported, navigate to the Filter tab.
    tap filter tab
  3. Now tap on the Adjust button.
    click adjust
  4. You can now adjust the brightness of your video from the Lightness tab.lightness under adjust tab
  5. Tap and drag the handle to the right or left to increase or decrease the brightness of your video.
    drag right to brighten video

  6. Now save the changes you made by clicking on the tick icon.
    tap and drag lightness slider under adjust tab
  7. Finally, tap the SAVE button in the top right corner of the app screen to save the video.
    tap save

How to Brighten up a Video in iMovie on Mac

iMovie is a free tool that comes preinstalled on Mac OS. Follow the below steps to brighten a video on Mac using the iMovie desktop software:

  1. Open iMovie and click on the Create New button.
    click create project button

  2. Pick Movie from the resulting dropdown menu.
    pick movie from the dropdown
  3. Click on the Import Media button to import the video you want to brighten.
    click on the import media button
  4. Once the video has been imported, click on it to select the video—the video will be highlighted in yellow to indicate that it has been selected.
    video highlighted in yellow
  5. Click on the Color correction button in the toolbar right above the video player panel.
    click color correction button

  6. Now click and drag the handle at the center to your right or left to increase or decrease the brightness of your video.
    click and drag to the right to lighten video

If you’d like to adjust the brightness all over again and undo the changes you’ve made so far, click on the Reset button in the top right corner of the app window.

click reset to undo changes

Also, iMovie allows you to adjust the contrast, saturation, temperature, etc., of your video.

How to Add Brightness to a Video in VLC

VLC media player is a free tool available on both Windows and Mac. If you don’t have it installed, you can download VLC for Windows or VLC for Mac.

Once you’ve installed VLC on your computer, follow the steps below to brighten a video in Windows 10 or Mac using VLC media player:

  1. Open VLC and open the file you want to brighten by going to Media > Open File.
    media and open file on windows

  2. Once you’ve opened the video, go to Tools > Effects and Filters.
    tools and effects and filters on windows
  3. In the Adjustments and Effects window, go to the Video Effects tab. Now under the Essential tab, you’d see the controls to adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation, etc.
    go to video effects and essential

  4. Click on the Image adjust checkbox to enable these controls.
    tick image adjust checkbox
  5. Drag the slider handle to the left or right to adjust the brightness of your video. Dragging the handle to the right lightens the video while dragging the handle to the left darkens the video.
    click and drag the brightness slider
    You can also use VLC to perform color correction. It allows you to easily adjust the saturation, hue, and contrast of your video.
  6. Once you’re done making the adjustments to your video, go to Media > Convert / Save.
    go to media and convert save

  7. Now click on the Add button to import the video you had brightened earlier.
    click add to import the video
  8. Once you’ve selected and imported the video, click on the Convert / Save dropdown button in the bottom right corner of the window and select Convert from the resulting dropdown menu.
    select convert

  9. In the Convert window, click on the Browse button to select a location for the brightened video on your computer.
    click browse

  10. Finally, click Start to save the brightened video.
    click start

How to Lighten a Dark Video in Windows 7/8/10 using Windows Movie Maker

Microsoft has ended the support for the Windows Essentials suite. You can, however, download the official installer using this download link. We retrieved that link using a web archiving service.

Here are the steps to install and brighten a video using the Windows Movie Maker:

  1. First, install Windows Movie Maker on your computer. Double-click the installer and pick Choose the programs you want to install option from the first window that appears.
    select choose the programs you want to install

  2. Leave the photo gallery and movie maker checkbox ticked. Untick the rest of the checkboxes as you wouldn’t need the other tools that come with this suite and click on the Install button.
    select movie maker checkbox and click install
  3. Once you’ve installed Windows Movie Maker, open it and import the video you want to brighten.

    You can simply drag and drop the video onto the software window. Or you can import the video by going to the
    Home tab and clicking on the Add Photos and Videos button.
    click add videos and photos

  4. Now go to the Visual Effects tab and click on the button that says Brightness.
    go to visual effects and brightness
  5. Then click and drag the handle to adjust the brightness of your video. Drag the slider handle to the right to lighten the video and to the left to darken the video.
    click and drag to right to brighten video

  6. Finally, save the video you just brightened. To save the video, go to the File tab, select Save movie, and then select Recommended for this project.
    select save movie and recommended for this project

How to Lighten up a Video in Premiere Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro is a paid, professional video editing software designed to be used by professionals. If you already have it installed on your computer, you can use it to brighten a video. 

Here are the steps to make a video brighter in Premiere Pro:

1. Create a New Project

Go to File > New to create a new project.

click file and new

2. Import the Video

Go to File > Import to import the video you want to brighten.

click file and import

3. Add the Video to the Timeline

Drag and drop the imported video from the Project panel onto the timeline.

find the imported video to crop in the project panel

4. Select the Video from the Timeline Panel

From the timeline, click on the video to select it.

click on the video in the timeline

5. Add the Brightness Effect

Navigate to the Effects tab in the Project panel and then go to Video Effects > Color Correction > Brightness & Contrast. Now double-click on the Brightness & Contrast option to add the brightness effect to the video.

go to video effects and color correction and brightness & contrast

6. Adjust the Brightness

Once you’ve added the effect to the video, you can now see that the controls to adjust this effect appears in the Effect Controls panel.

You can see that there’s a number (in blue color) beside Brightness. You can click on the number and drag to your right or left to increase or decrease the number. 

increase number to increase brightness

Increasing the number increases the brightness or adds more light to the video and decreasing the number decreases the brightness or darkens the video.

You can also adjust the contrast the same way you adjusted the brightness of the video.

A Simple Way to Brighten a Video on Your Mac or Windows Computer

If you’re looking to brighten your video online, you can use Animaker’s Adjust Video Tool.

For those who are unaware of Animaker, it is an all-in-one DIY video-making app designed to help non-designers make professional-quality videos from the comfort of their browser.

It’s a simple tool that lets you easily darken or brighten your videos for free! All it takes is 3 simple steps to brighten and download your videos using our super-simple, free video brightening software. 

It works on Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc., and if you use one of these browsers, you can easily brighten your videos on your Windows or Mac computer.

Moreover, you can upload and brighten your videos in multiple formats such as MP4, MPG, WebM, MOV, and more formats. 

Follow the steps below to brighten a video using Animaker:

Step 1: Sign Up / Login and Pick the Dimensions

First, sign in to your account or create a free one. Then pick the dimensions for your video depending on the social media platform you want to post it on. 

Want it to be Horizontal or Square or Vertical in size? Pick one of the premade dimensions from the Create a video section in your dashboard. 

pick the dimensions

You can also pick custom dimensions for your video by clicking on the Custom Size Video button from the same section above. Simply enter your desired width and height and hit Create Video.

enter the custom width and height

Step 2: Upload the Video and Brighten It

Upload the video you wish to brighten. Animaker allows you to upload videos up to 20 GB in size. Navigate to the Upload tab in the main navigation bar and click on the Upload button at the bottom of the tab window.

go to uploads tab and click upload button

Once the video has been uploaded, click on the video to set it onto the canvas.

Now click on the Filters icon and click on the Adjust button at the bottom of the Effects panel. You’ll now see the controls to adjust the brightness, contrast, saturation, hue, tint, etc. You can also blur the video. 

click filters icon

click adjust

To brighten your video, click and drag the handle of the Brightness slider to the right.

drag to right to brighten video

If you want to darken the video, simply click and drag the handle to the left.

drag to left to darken video

Step 3: Download the Video

You can download the video to your local computer by clicking the Publish button and selecting Download video option from the dropdown menu. You can also share the video directly to various social media platforms from within the app.

click publish and download video

Apart from letting you easily brighten or darken your videos, Animaker offers all the video editing tools you’d need to edit and fine-tune your video footage.

You can use Animaker’s video editor to:

And the list goes on… feel free to check out all our video editing software tools and learn why they’re the go-to tools for marketers, content creators, and people with no video editing experience.

Got any questions about adjusting the brightness of a video on Windows, Mac, Android, or iOS? Any interesting tips or tools to adjust brightness or correct the color of your videos on your phone or computer that we haven’t covered? Please let us know about them in the comment section below.

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How to Combine Videos in iMovie (Step by Step)

Looking to merge or combine videos in iMovie on your iPhone or Mac computer?

In this article, we’ll show you how to merge or combine two or more videos into one video using iMovie on both iPhone and Mac.

Also, as a bonus, we’ll show you an easier way to merge/combine video clips on your Mac computer.

Here’s everything we’ll cover, feel free to jump around:

How to Merge Videos in iPhone using iMovie

How to Combine Videos on Mac using iMovie

An Easy Way to Combine Videos on Mac

 

How to Combine Videos on iPhone using the iMovie App

You can use the iMovie app on your iPhone or iPad to merge videos together. If you don’t have the iMovie app installed on your iPhone or iPad, you can download and install iMovie for iOS.

Once you’ve installed the iMovie app, follow the steps below to combine 2 or 3 videos into one using it:

  1. Open iMovie and tap the Create Project button.
    tap create project button

  2. Now select Movie from the New Project popup window.
    select movie
  3. Then tap Create Movie at the bottom of the app screen.
    tap create movie text button
  4. Now tap on the area that says Tap + to add videos, photos, or audio to import your videos.
    tap to add video

  5. Now tap Video under the VIDEOS & PHOTOS category.
    tap video
  6. Then tap All, tap on the video you’d like to import, and tap the blue round button with the tick mark on it.
    tap all
    select the video to merge

  7. Now tap any other video you want to merge or combine and tap the blue round button with the tick mark on it.
    select another video

  8. Once you’re done adding the video clips, tap Create Movie at the bottom of the app screen.
    tap create movie

  9. Optionally, you can also add transitions between your video clips. You can pick a transition style of your choice—plenty of beautiful transitions such as Dissolve, Slide, Wipe, Fade, etc.
    add transition

  10. Once you’re done, tap Done in the top left corner of the app screen.click done

How to Combine Videos in iMovie on Mac

If you’re on Mac, you can use the iMovie software to merge your videos. Here are the steps to merge videos using the iMovie desktop software on Mac:

  1. Open iMovie and click on the Create New button.
    click create project button

  2. Now select Movie from the dropdown menu.
    pick movie from the dropdown
  3. Then click on the Import media button to import a video.
    click on the import media button
  4. To import more videos, click on the File menu in the menu bar and select Import media… from the resulting dropdown menu.
    click file and select import media

  5. Once you’ve imported all your videos that you’d like to merge into one video file, drag and drop them onto the timeline. Doing so would merge all your video clips into one single video. You can click and drag the videos to rearrange them so they appear in your desired order.
    drag and drop the video onto the timeline

    merge and arrange videos

An Easy Way to Combine or Merge Videos on Mac

If you’re on Mac, you can use Animaker’s video merger to easily merge several videos together for free! All it takes is 3 simple steps to merge all your videos using our super-simple video merging tool. 

For those who are unaware of Animaker, it is an all-in-one DIY video-making app designed to help non-designers make professional-quality videos from the comfort of their browser.

Our video merging software works on Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc., and if you use one of these browsers, you can easily merge or combine your videos on your Mac computer. 

If you’re looking to easily merge your videos for Instagram, YouTube, or Facebook, then Animaker’s video merger is the best tool for the job. Also, you can merge videos in MP4, MPG, WebM, MOV, and more formats.

Merge Your Videos in 3 Simple Steps using Animaker

Sign up/Log in and Pick the Dimensions

Log into your account or create a free one. Now pick the dimensions for your video. Do you want it to be horizontal or vertical or square? You can pick one of the premade dimensions from the Create a video section in your dashboard.

pick the dimensions

Or you can enter custom dimensions for your video by picking the Custom Size Video option from the same section above. Enter the width and height in pixels and hit Create Video.

enter the ideal width and height of facebook cover video and click create video button

Upload Your Videos and Merge Them Together

Animaker lets you upload videos up to 20 GB in size. To upload videos, go to the Upload tab in the main menu bar and click on the Upload button at the bottom of the tab window.

go to uploads tab and click upload button

Alternatively, you can simply drag and drop your videos onto the area shown below.

drag and drop the videos you want to combine

In the Scenes section, you can see that a scene has already been added to the project.

empty scene

You can now set your first video onto that existing scene. Simply click on a video in the Uploads section to set it onto a scene.

Now add a new scene for each video. To add a new scene, click on the plus button at the bottom of the scene.

click the plus button to combine videos

Now click another uploaded video you’d like to add to this new scene. Repeat the same process for other videos you’d like to add and merge together.

Optionally, you can fine-tune the video footage you just added. You can trim, resize, crop, rotate, flip, mute, and adjust the brightness and contrast of your video files.

use other video editing tools

You can also add music, transitions, images, emojis, shapes, stickers, GIFs, etc.

Preview and Download the Video

Once you’re done adding all your video files and fine-tuning them, you can preview the video by clicking on the play icon beside the Publish button. You can download the video to your local computer by clicking on the Publish button and then selecting Download Video from the resulting dropdown menu. Or you can share it directly to a social media platform from within the app.

click preview and then publish

Using Animaker’s online video editor, you can:

And the list goes on… feel free to check out these video editing tools and learn why it’s a widely preferred tool for video editing.

Got any questions about merging or combining your videos in iMovie or on your Mac computer? Any interesting tips or tools to merge videos on Mac that we seem to have left out? Please let us know about them in the comment section below.

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How to Merge Videos in Windows 10: 5 Easy Ways

Looking to merge videos in Windows 10?

In this article, we show you the 5 best free ways to merge or combine videos on windows 10 with clear step-by-step instructions and pictures.

Here’s everything we’ll cover, feel free to jump around:

How to merge videos in Windows 10 using the built-in Photos app

How to merge a video in Windows Movie Maker

How to merge a video in VLC media player

How to merge videos in Adobe Premiere Pro

An Easy Way to Merge Videos in Windows 10

How to Merge Videos in Windows 10 using the Free, Built-in Photos App

Photos is an app that comes preinstalled on your Windows 10 OS. It’s used to open your photos and images by default on Windows 10. You can use Photos to easily combine or merge videos together on your Windows PC. Here are the steps to merge multiple video files in Windows 10 using the Photos app:

  1. First, locate the Photos app on your computer and open it. You can find it in your Start menu.
    click photos app

  2. Now create a new project. You can either create a video project by clicking on the big blue box that says New video project or by clicking on the New video button and selecting New video project from the dropdown menu. You can find the New video button in the top right corner of the app window.
    click new video project button

    click new video and select new video project
  3. Then import the videos you want to merge together. To do that, use the blue + Add button right underneath the Project library text.
    click add button

  4. Once you’ve imported all the videos you want to combine, select them and click on the Place in the storyboard button in the top right corner of the app window. This will add all the selected videos to the project’s storyboard.
    select the video clips you want to merge and click place in the storyboard

  5. Optionally, you can now edit and fine-tune the videos. You can split or trim your videos. Or you can rotate and flip them. Photos provides you with all the basic video editing tools to manipulate your video footage.

  6. If you don’t want to make any changes to the videos, you can go ahead and click on the Finish video button in the top right corner of the app window to export or share the video.
    click finish video

Now let’s see how we can merge or combine videos on Windows 10 using a free tool that’s also from the creators of Windows.

How to Combine Videos on Windows 10 using Windows Movie Maker

Even though Microsoft ended the support for the Windows Essentials Suite in 2010—Windows Movie Maker is a part of this suite—you can still download and install Windows Movie Maker with this official installer we retrieved using a web archiving service.

  1. First, install Windows Movie Maker on your computer. Double-click the installer file and pick the Choose the programs you want to install option.
    select choose the programs you want to install

  2. Leave the Photo gallery and movie maker checkbox ticked. Untick the rest of the checkboxes as you probably won’t need the other tools that come with this suite. Then click on the Install button.
    tick the photo gallery and movie maker checkbox

  3. Now import the videos you want to combine. You can drag and drop the videos onto the app window. Or you can import the videos by going to the Home tab and clicking on the Add photos and videos button.
    click add videos and photos

  4. Optionally, you can arrange the videos in the order in which you want them to appear. Simply click and drag the videos to rearrange them.
    arrange the clips in the merged video

  5. Finally, save the video. Go to the File tab, select Save movie, and select Recommended for this project from the dropdown menu.
    select save movie and recommended for this project

How to Merge Videos in Windows 10 using VLC Media Player

Yes, you can merge your videos together using VLC media player. If you already have VLC installed and would like to use it to merge your videos, you can check out our article on how to combine videos in VLC.

How to Merge a Video in Windows 10 using Adobe Premiere Pro

If you already have Adobe Premiere Pro installed on your Windows 10 PC, you can use it to merge your videos together into a single video. It’s a paid tool specifically built for professionals. Here’s our article on how to combine videos in Premiere Pro.

An Easy Way to Combine or Merge Videos in Windows 10

If you’re a Windows user, you can use Animaker’s video merger to easily merge multiple videos together for free! All it takes is 3 simple steps to merge your videos using our super-simple video merging tool. 

For those who are unaware of Animaker, it is an all-in-one DIY video-making app designed to help non-designers make professional-quality videos from the comfort of their browser.

Our video merging software works on Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc., and if you use one of these browsers, you can easily merge or combine your videos on your Windows computer. 

If you’re looking to quickly merge your videos for Instagram, YouTube, or Facebook, then Animaker’s video merger is the best tool for the job. Also, you can merge videos in MP4, MPG, WebM, MOV, and more formats.

Merge Your Videos in 3 Simple Steps using Animaker

Sign up/Log in and Pick the Dimensions

Log into your account or create a free one. Now pick the dimensions for your output video file. Do you want it to be horizontal or vertical or square? You can pick one of the premade dimensions from the Create a video section in your dashboard. 

pick the dimensions

Or you can enter custom dimensions for your video by picking the Custom Size Video option from the same section above. Enter the width and height in pixels and hit Create Video.

enter the custom width and height

Upload Your Videos and Merge Them Together

You can upload videos up to 20 GB in size. To upload your videos, go to the Upload tab in the main menu bar and click on the Upload button at the bottom of the tab window.

go to uploads tab and click upload button

Alternatively, you can simply drag and drop your videos onto the area shown below.

drag and drop the videos you want to combine

In the Scenes section, you can see that a scene has already been added to the project.

empty scene

You can now set your first video onto that existing scene. Simply click on a video in the Uploads section to set it onto a scene.

Now add a new scene for each video. To add a new scene, click on the plus button at the bottom of the scene.

click the plus button to combine videos

Now click another uploaded video you’d like to add to this new scene. Repeat the same process for other videos you’d like to add and merge together.

Optionally, you can fine-tune the video footage you just added. You can trim, resize, crop, rotate, flip, mute, and adjust the brightness and contrast of your video files.

use other video editing tools

You can also add music, transitions, images, emojis, shapes, stickers, GIFs, etc.

Preview and Download the Video

Once you’re done adding all your video files and fine-tuning them, you can preview the video by clicking on the play icon beside the Publish button. You can download the video to your local computer by clicking on the Publish button and then selecting Download Video from the resulting dropdown menu. Or you can share it directly to a social media platform from within the app.

click preview and then publish

Using Animaker’s online video editor, you can:

And the list goes on… feel free to check out these video editing tools and learn why it’s the go-to video editor for marketers and content creators.

Got any questions about merging or combining your videos on Windows 10? Any interesting tips or tools to merge videos on Windows that we seem to have left out? Please let us know about them in the comment section below.

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How to Merge Videos in VLC (With Pictures)

Looking to merge videos in VLC on your Windows or Mac computer?

In this article, we show you how to combine or merge two or more videos into one using VLC media player with clear step-by-step instructions and pictures.

Also, as a bonus, we show you an even easier way to merge videos on your Windows or Mac computer.

How to Merge Multiple Video Clips in VLC

You probably have VLC installed on your Windows or Mac computer. If you don’t, you can download VLC for Windows or VLC for Mac OS X.

Once you have installed VLC on your computer, follow these steps to combine or merge videos using it:

  1. First, open VLC. Then click on the Media menu and select Open Multiple Files… from the dropdown menu.
    go to media and open multiple files
  2. In the Open Media popup window, under the File tab, click on the +Add button to import the videos you want to merge.
    click add button
  3. Once you’ve imported the videos you’d like to combine, click on the Convert / Save dropdown button in the bottom right corner of the popup window and select Convert from the dropdown menu.
    select convert
  4. In the Convert window that appears next, click on the Browse button in the bottom right corner of the popup window and select a location in your computer to save the merged video.
    click browse
  5. Finally, click on the Start button right below the browse button to save the video.
    click start

A simple Way to Merge or Combine Videos On Windows or Mac

If you’re on Windows or Mac, you can use Animaker’s video merger to easily merge several videos together for free! All it takes is 3 simple steps to merge all your videos using our super-simple video merging tool. 

For those who are unaware of Animaker, it is an all-in-one DIY video-making app designed to help non-designers make professional-quality videos from the comfort of their browser.

Our video merging software works on Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc., and if you use one of these browsers, you can easily merge or combine your videos on your Windows or Mac computer. 

If you’re looking to easily merge your videos for Instagram, YouTube, or Facebook, then Animaker’s video merger is the best tool for the job. Also, you can merge videos in MP4, MPG, WebM, MOV, and more formats.

Merge Your Videos in 3 Simple Steps using Animaker

Sign up/Log in and Pick the Dimensions

Log into your account or create a free one. Then pick the dimensions you want your output video file to be in. Do you want it to be in horizontal, vertical, or square dimensions? You can pick one of the premade dimensions from the Create a video section in your dashboard. 

pick the dimensions

Or you can enter custom dimensions for your video by picking the Custom Size Video option from the same section above. Enter the width and height in pixels and hit Create Video.

enter the custom width and height

Upload Your Videos and Merge Them Together

You can upload videos up to 20 GB in size. To upload your videos, go to the Upload tab in the main menu bar and click on the Upload button at the bottom of the tab window.

go to uploads tab and click upload button

Alternatively, you can simply drag and drop your videos onto the area shown below.

drag and drop the videos you want to combine

In the scenes section, you can see that a scene has already been added to the project.

empty scene

You can now set your first video onto that existing scene. Simply click on a video in the Uploads section to set it onto a scene.

Now add a new scene for each video. To add a new scene, click on the plus button at the bottom of the scene.

click the plus button to combine videos

Now click on another uploaded video you’d like to add to this new scene. Repeat the same process for other videos you’d like to add and merge together.

Optionally, you can fine-tune the video footage you just added. You can trim, resize, crop, rotate, flip, mute, and adjust the brightness and contrast of your video files.

use other video editing tools

You can also add music, transitions, images, emojis, shapes, stickers, GIFs, etc.

Preview and Download the Video

Once you’re done adding all your video files and fine-tuning them, you can preview the video by clicking on the play icon beside the Publish button. You can download the video to your local computer by clicking on the Publish button and then selecting Download Video from the resulting dropdown menu. Or you can share it directly to a social media platform from within the app.

click preview and then publish

Using Animaker’s online video editor, you can:

And the list goes on… feel free to check out these video editing tools and learn what makes Animaker the go-to video editor for marketers and content creators.

Got any questions about merging or combining your videos in VLC or on your Windows computer? Any interesting tips or tools to merge videos on Windows or Mac that we seem to have left out? Please let us know about them in the comment section below.

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How to Combine Videos in Premiere Pro (With Pictures)

Looking to merge or combine videos in Premiere Pro?

In this article, we’ll show you how to combine or merge two video clips together using Adobe Premiere Pro with clear step-by-step instructions and pictures.

Also, we’ll show you an easier way to merge or combine clips online.

How to Combine Multiple Video Clips in Adobe Premiere Pro

Here are the steps to combine 2 or more videos using Adobe Premiere Pro:

  1. Open Adobe Premiere Pro and create a new project. Click on the File menu from the menu bar and select New.
    click file and new

  2. Now import the videos you want to combine. Click on the File menu in the menu bar and select Import.click file and import
  3. Once you’ve imported the videos you want to merge, they’ll appear in the Project panel. Now drag and drop the videos onto the timeline.
    find the imported video to crop in the project panel

  4. Then select the two videos you want to combine. Press and hold the shift key and click on the two videos to select them.
    select the two videos you want to merge

  5. Now right-click one of the selected clips and select Nest from the resulting dropdown menu. Regardless of the number of video clips you’ve selected, you’ll only have to right-click one of the selected clips to bring up the dropdown menu.
    select nest from the dropdown menu

  6. In the Nested Sequence Name window, enter a name and hit OK.
    enter a name for the nested sequence and hit ok

You’ll now notice that the background color has changed to green to indicate that the two videos have been merged.
the two videos have been merged into one

A Simple Way to Merge or Combine Videos On Windows or Mac

If you’re on Windows or Mac, you can use Animaker’s merge video tool to easily merge several videos together for free! All it takes is 3 simple steps to merge all your videos using our super-simple video merging tool. 

For those who are unaware of Animaker, it is an all-in-one DIY video-making app designed to help non-designers make professional-quality videos from the comfort of their browser.

Our video merging software works on Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc., and if you use one of these browsers, you can easily merge or combine your videos on your Windows or Mac computer. 

If you’re looking to easily merge your videos for Instagram, YouTube, or Facebook, then Animaker’s video merger is the best tool for the job. Also, you can merge videos in MP4, MPG, WebM, MOV, and more formats.

Combine Your Videos in 3 Simple Steps using Animaker

Sign up/Log in and Pick the Dimensions

Log into your account or create a free one. Now choose the dimensions for your video. What dimensions do you want your output video file to be in? Do you want it to be horizontal or vertical or square? You can pick one of the premade dimensions from the Create a video section in your dashboard. 

pick the dimensions

Or you can enter custom dimensions for your video by picking the Custom Size Video option from the same section above. Enter the width and height in pixels and hit Create Video.

enter the custom width and height

Upload Your Videos and Merge Them Together

You can upload videos up to 20 GB in size. To upload your videos, go to the Upload tab in the main menu bar and click on the Upload button at the bottom of the tab window.

go to uploads tab and click upload button

Alternatively, you can simply drag and drop your videos onto the area shown below.

drag and drop the videos you want to combine

In the Scenes section, you can see that a scene has already been added to the project.

empty scene

You can now set your first video onto that existing scene. Simply click on a video in the Uploads section to set it onto a scene.

Now add a new scene for each video. To add a new scene, click on the plus button at the bottom of the scene.

click the plus button to combine videos

Now click on another uploaded video you’d like to add to this new scene. Repeat the same process for other videos you’d like to add and merge together.

Optionally, you can fine-tune the video footage you just added. You can trim, resize, crop, rotate, flip, mute, and adjust the brightness and contrast of your video files.

use other video editing tools

You can also add music, transitions, images, emojis, shapes, stickers, GIFs, etc.

Preview and Download the Video

Once you’re done adding all your video files and fine-tuning them, you can preview the video by clicking on the play icon beside the Publish button. You can download the video to your local computer by clicking on the Publish button and then selecting Download Video from the resulting dropdown menu. Or you can share it directly to a social media platform from within the app.

click preview and then publish

Using Animaker’s online video editor, you can:

And the list goes on… feel free to check out these video editing tools and learn why it’s the go-to video editor for marketers and content creators.

Got any questions about merging or combining your videos in Premiere Pro or on your Windows computer? Any interesting tips or tools to merge videos on Windows or Mac that we seem to have left out? Please let us know about them in the comment section below.

How to Combine Videos in QuickTime in 4 Quick Steps!

Looking to learn how to combine videos in QuickTime player on Mac?

In this article, we show you how to merge or combine videos using QuickTime player on your Mac computer with clear step-by-step instructions and pictures.

Also, as a bonus, we show you a simple way to merge or combine videos on Mac.  

How to Combine or Join Multiple Video Clips in QuickTime Player

It’s quite easy to combine videos using the QuickTime player. Here are the steps to combine two or more videos in QuickTime:

  1. Open QuickTime Player and open one of the video files you’d like to combine or merge. Click on the File menu from the menu bar and select Open File… from the dropdown menu.
    select file and open file

  2. Now that you’ve opened this video using QuickTime, you can add the other videos that you want to combine with the one you’ve just opened. Simply drag and drop them onto the player window.
    drag and drop the video you want to combine  

  3. Optionally, you can click and drag the videos to rearrange them in your desired order.
    click and drag to rearrange the videos

  4. Now click on the blue Done button in the bottom right corner of the player window to finish merging the videos together.
    click done to merge the videos together

  5. No, you’re not done yet. To save the video, go to the File menu in the menu bar, then select Export As, and finally, pick the resolution you want to export the video in. You can export the video in 480p or 720p.
    select file and export as and the resolution

  6. Then enter a name for your video using the Export as input field and then pick a location to save your video. Finally, click on the Save button to save your video.
    enter a name and select the location and hit save

The video will be saved in the MOV format. If you’d rather want your video to be in MP4 format, we show you an easy way to combine multiple videos and export the video as MP4 using a simple-to-use tool below. 

A Simple Way to Merge Videos on Mac

If you’re a Mac user, you can use Animaker’s video merging tool to quickly merge multiple videos together for free! All it takes is 3 simple steps to merge all your videos using our super-simple video merging tool.

For those who are unaware of Animaker, it is an all-in-one DIY video-making app designed to help non-designers make professional-quality videos from the comfort of their browser.

Our video merging software works on Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc., and if you use one of these browsers, you can easily merge or combine your videos on Mac. 

If you want to merge your videos for Instagram, YouTube, or Facebook, then Animaker’s video merger is the best tool for the job. Also, you can merge videos in MP4, MPG, WebM, MOV, and more formats.

Merge Your Videos in 3 Simple Steps using Animaker

Sign up/Log in and Pick the Dimensions

Log into your account or create a free one. Now pick your output video’s dimensions. Do you want your video to be horizontal or vertical or square? Pick one of the pre-made dimensions from the Create a video section in your dashboard. 

pick the dimensions

Or you can enter custom dimensions for your video by picking the Custom Size Video option from the same section above. Enter the width and height in pixels and hit Create Video.

enter the custom width and height

Upload Your Videos and Merge Them Together

Animaker allows you to upload videos up to 20 GB in size. To upload a video, go to the Upload tab in the main menu bar and click on the Upload button at the bottom of the tab window.

go to uploads tab and click upload button

Alternatively, you can simply drag and drop your videos onto the area shown below.

drag and drop the videos you want to combine

In the Scenes section, you can see that a scene has already been added to the project.

empty scene

You can set the uploaded video onto the scene. To do that, simply click on the video in the Uploads section and it will be set onto the scene.

Now add a new scene for each video. To add a new scene, click on the plus button at the bottom of the scene.

click the plus button to combine videos

Now click on another uploaded video you’d like to add to this new scene. Repeat the same process for other videos you’d like to add and merge together.

Optionally, you can fine-tune the video footage you just added. You can trim, resize or crop, rotate, flip, mute, and adjust the brightness and contrast of your video files.

use other video editing tools

You can also add music, transitions, images, emojis, shapes, stickers, GIFs, etc.

Preview and Download the Video

Once you’re done adding all your video files and fine-tuning them, you can preview the video by clicking on the play icon beside the Publish button. You can download the video to your local computer by clicking on the Publish button and then selecting Download Video from the resulting dropdown menu. Or you can share it directly to a social media platform from within the app.

click preview and then publish

Using Animaker’s online video editor, you can:

And the list goes on… feel free to check out these video editing tools and learn why it’s the go-to video editor for marketers and content creators.

Got any questions about merging or combining your videos in QuickTime or on your Mac computer? Any interesting tips or tools to combine videos on Mac that we seem to have left out? Please let us know about them in the comment section below.

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Remove Audio from Video in Windows 10: 4 Free Ways

Looking to remove audio from video in Windows 10?

In this article, we’ll show you the 4 best free ways to remove audio from video in Windows 10.

Here’s everything we’ll cover, feel free to jump around:

How to remove audio from video in Windows Movie Maker

How to remove audio from video in VLC

How to remove audio from video in Premiere Pro

How to remove audio from video on Windows 10: The Easy Way

How to Remove Audio from Video in Windows Movie Maker

Windows Movie Maker is a part of the Windows Essentials Suite 2012. Microsoft ended the support for this suite in 2010. However, you can download the original installer using this download link. It was retrieved with the help of Wayback Machine, a free web archiving service.

  1. First, install Windows Movie Maker. Now, double-click the installer file you just downloaded. Then, pick the Choose the programs you want to install option.
    select choose the programs you want to install
  2. Let the Photo Gallery and Movie Maker checkbox remain ticked. You can untick the checkboxes associated with the tools you won’t need and click on the Install button.
    tick the photo gallery and movie maker checkbox
  3. Once it’s been installed, open it and import the video you want to mute. Simply drag and drop the video onto the app window. Or you can import the video by going to the Home tab and clicking on the Add photos and videos button.
    click add videos and photos
  4. Now go to the Edit tab and click on the Video Volume button.
    go to edit tab and click video volume
  5. Click on the Mute icon to the left of the slider to mute your video. Or you can drag the slider handle to the complete left to mute your video.
    click mute icon or drag handle
  6. If you’re just looking to remove audio from a portion of your video, you’re going to have to split the video into several parts and then pick the part that you want to remove the audio for. Head to the Edit tab and click on the Video Volume button, and then mute the video clip with the mute icon or the slider handle.
    split and remove audio from a video clip
  7. Now save the video you just muted. To save the video, navigate to the File tab, select Save movie, and select Recommended for this project from the resulting dropdown menu. This option will save your video as MP4 with no sound.
    select save movie and recommended for this project

How to Remove Sound from Video in Windows using VLC

It’s likely that you already have VLC media player installed on your Windows 10 OS. If that’s the case, you can use it to mute your videos. There are various steps you’d need to take to mute and save videos using VLC. Check out our article on how to mute a video in VLC.

How to Remove Audio from Video on Windows using Premiere Pro

You can also use Adobe Premiere Pro, a professional video editing software, to mute your videos. If you haven’t used it before and are merely looking to mute your video, we wouldn’t recommend using the tool to mute your videos. If you’re into video editing and you have it installed on your Windows 10 PC, here’s an article from us that shows you how to mute a video in Adobe Premiere Pro. 

How to Remove Audio from a Video: The Super Quick Way

If you’re a Windows user, you can use Animaker’s video muter to easily mute videos for free! All it takes is 3 simple steps to remove audio or sound and download your videos using our super-simple video muting tool.

For those who are unaware of Animaker, it is an all-in-one DIY video-making app designed to help non-designers make professional-quality videos from the comfort of their browser.

Our video muting tool works on Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc., and if you use one of these browsers, you can easily mute your videos on your Windows computer. 

If you’re looking to quickly mute your videos for Instagram, YouTube, or Facebook, then Animaker’s video muter is the best tool for the job. Also, you can mute videos in MP4, MPG, WebM, MOV, and more formats.

Step 1: Sign Up/Sign In and Pick the Dimensions

First, sign in to your account or create a free one. Then, choose the dimensions or the social platform for your video. What aspect ratio or dimensions you’d want your output video to be in?  You can pick Square, Landscape, or Vertical from the Create a video section in your dashboard. Or, you can use the Custom Size button to pick the dimensions of your choice.

pick the dimensions

click on the custom size button

enter the custom width and height

Step 2: Upload the Video and Remove the Audio From It

Upload the video you want to mute or remove audio from. Animaker lets you upload videos up to 20 GB in size. Go to the Upload tab in the Animaker asset library and click on the Upload button at the bottom of the tab window.

go to uploads tab and click upload button

Now click on the video to set it onto the canvas.

set the video you want to mute

Then, click on the scissor icon in the top right corner of the canvas.

click on the scissor icon

Now in the popup window that appears next, you’ll find an audio button in the bottom right corner. 

click on the yellow audio icon

Now click on the speaker icon to mute your video. Once you click on the icon, you’ll now notice that it’ll display the mute icon to indicate that the sound has been removed. Now click on the round green button in the bottom right corner to save the changes.

click on the green button

Optionally, you can also add a voiceover, or add background music to your video. If you want to add a voiceover, you’ve got three ways to do that: you can record your own voiceover, upload a voiceover file, or generate voiceover using text. To add a voiceover, click on the Video Timeline icon, then click on the Voiceover icon in the bottom left corner of the app screen, and pick an option from the dropdown menu.

add voiceover

To add background music to your video, simply head to the Music tab and pick a background music track from our huge, free music library.

add music track

Step 3: Preview and Download

You can preview the video by clicking on the play button beside the Share button. You can then download the video to your computer by clicking on the Publish button and then selecting Download Video from the dropdown menu. Or share it directly to various social media platforms from within the app.

download muted video

Apart from letting you mute videos, Animaker offers other essential video editing tools you’d need to edit your videos for your social media channels and website.

You can use Animaker’s video editor to:

And the list goes on… feel free to check out these tools and learn why it’s the go-to video editor for marketers and content creators.

Got any questions about muting your videos on Windows 10? Any interesting tips or tools to mute videos on Windows that we seem to have left out? Please let us know about them in the comment section below.

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Video Rotator for Windows: Top 5 Software to Rotate/Flip Videos

Looking for a free video rotator for Windows?

In this article, we’ve compiled a list of the top free video rotators for rotating a video in Windows. 

Here’s everything we’ll cover, please feel free to jump around:

How to rotate a video in Windows Movie Maker

How to rotate a video in Windows 10 using the built-in Photos app

How to rotate a video in VLC on Windows

How to rotate a video using Adobe Premiere Pro

How to easily rotate a video online using Animaker

How to Rotate a Video with Windows Movie Maker [Video Rotator for Windows 7 and Later Versions]

Windows Movie Maker is a part of the Windows Essentials Suite 2012 and Microsoft ended the support for this suite way back in 2010. However, you can download the offline installer using this download link we’ve retrieved from Microsoft’s official site using Wayback Machine. This is the copy of the link that Microsoft had provided to download the installer for the Essentials Suite back when it still supported it.

  1. Double-click the installer file to begin the installation process. Now in the opening window, select Choose the programs you want to install.
    select choose the programs you want to install
  2. In the next window, tick the Photo Gallery and Movie Maker checkbox. You likely won’t need the other tools in the suite, so you can untick the other checkboxes. Once you’ve decided on the tools you’d need, go ahead and click on the Install button at the bottom of the installation wizard window.
    tick the photo gallery and movie maker checkbox
  3. Once Windows Movie Maker is installed, open it. Then import the video you want to rotate. The easiest way to import a video is to simply drag and drop it onto the app window.
    drag and drop video you want to rotate
  4. Now it’s time to rotate the video you just imported. From the main menu, select Home and head to the Editing section. There, you’ll see the two rotate buttons, Rotate left and Rotate right. Click on the Rotate left button to rotate your video counterclockwise. And click on the Rotate right button to rotate your video clockwise. You can rotate the video by 90, 180, or 270 degrees.
    click rotate left or rotate right
  5. Once you’re done rotating the video, you need to save it. From the main menu bar, click on the File menu and then select Save movie. You’ll then need to pick a resolution for your video you just rotated. If you’re unsure about the device or resolution, simply select Recommended for this project.
    select save movie and recommended for this project

How to Rotate a Video in Windows 10 Using Photos [ Free Video Rotator for Windows 10]

If you’re on Windows 10, you can use the built-in Photos app that comes pre-installed. Other than editing your photos, you can use it to edit your videos as well. Here’s the article from us that shows you how to rotate a video in Windows using Photos.

How to Rotate a Video Using VLC on Windows

If you already use VLC media player to play videos on your Windows PC, you can use it to rotate your videos. Though, it’s worth noting that it’s not as easy to rotate a video as it is to simply play a video using VLC. Here’s how to rotate a video using VLC on your Windows computer.

How to Rotate a Video Using Premiere Pro

If you’ve messed around with professional video editing software before, or you are serious about teaching yourself how to use a professional video editing software like Premiere Pro, then you can use it to rotate your videos. Check out this article that shows you how to rotate or flip a video using Adobe Premiere Pro.

A Simple Way to Rotate Your Videos on Windows

You can save yourself all the hassle and use a simple online tool like Animaker’s video rotator to easily rotate your videos 90, 180, or 270 degrees for free! All it takes is 3 simple steps to rotate and download your videos using our super-simple video rotation software. 

For those who are unaware of Animaker, it is an all-in-one DIY video-making app designed to help non-designers make professional-quality videos from the comfort of their browser.

Our video rotator for Windows works on Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, and other popular web browsers. And if you use one of these browsers, you can easily rotate your videos on your Windows computer. 

Animaker’s video rotator is ideal for quickly rotating your videos for Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, or other social media platforms. Also, you can rotate videos in MP4, MPG, WebM, MOV, and more formats.

Step 1: Sign Up/Login and Pick the Dimensions

Sign in to your account or create a free one. Once you’ve logged in, pick the dimensions for the video. Do you want to turn your vertical video horizontal? Then pick Horizontal from the Create a video section in your dashboard. Do you want to turn your horizontal video vertical? Then pick Vertical from the same section.

pick the dimensions

Step 2: Upload the Video and Rotate It

Upload the video you want to rotate. Animaker allows you to upload videos up to 20 GB in size. Click on the Upload tab and then click on the Upload button at the bottom of the tab window.

go to uploads tab and click upload button

Once the video has been uploaded, click on it to set it onto the video canvas as a background.

set the video to rotate

Now that the video has been set to the canvas, go ahead and click on the Rotate button in the top right corner of the canvas to start rotating the video. Using Animaker, you can rotate your video in the anti-clockwise direction. To rotate your video 90 degrees, click on the Rotate button three times. The first time you click on the rotate button, your video will be rotated to an angle of 270 degrees, then to 180 degrees the second time, and to 90 degrees the third time.

rotate video in any angle

When you set it onto the canvas, your video will be filled to occupy the entire space. You can change this with our video resizing tool. You can adjust how the video should fit the canvas size properly by clicking on the Resize button.

click resize or fit

drag the corners to make it fit

Need to flip or mirror your videos? You can use our video flipper. Simply click on the Flip button in the top right corner to flip your video horizontally and/or vertically.

flip video horizontally or vertically

Step 3: Preview and Download the Video

Preview your video by clicking on the play icon next to the Publish button. If everything seems fine, go ahead and download the video to your computer by clicking on the Publish button and then selecting Download Video from the resulting dropdown menu. Or share it directly to a social media platform from within the app.

download rotated video

Apart from letting you quickly rotate your videos, Animaker’s online video editing software offers various other video editing tools.  

You can use Animaker’s video editor to:

And the list goes on… feel free to check out these tools and learn why it’s the go-to video editor for marketers and content creators.

Got any questions about rotating your videos on your Windows computer? Any interesting video rotator for Windows that we haven’t covered? Please let us know about them in the comment section below.

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How to Rotate a Video Without Using Windows Media Player

Looking to rotate a video in Windows Media Player?

Sadly, you can’t rotate a video using Windows Media Player. 

However, if you’re on Windows 10, you can use the built-in Photos app to rotate your videos.

Or if you’re using the earlier versions of windows such as Windows 7 or 8, you can use VLC or Windows Movie Maker to rotate your videos.

In this article, we’ll show you how to rotate your videos using some of the best free Windows Media Player alternatives.

Here’s everything we’ll cover, please feel free to jump around:

How to rotate a video using a built-in, free Windows Media Player alternative

How to rotate a video using Windows Movie Maker

How to rotate a video using VLC

How to rotate a video the simple way on Windows

How to Rotate a Video in Windows Using Photos, a Windows Media Player Alternative

Photos is the app that’s used to open your images by default on Windows 10. It comes preinstalled on Windows 10, and you can use it to edit and rotate your videos. Here’s how to rotate a video using the Photos app:

  1. First, open the Photos app. You can find it in the start menu. If it’s not in your menu, simply press start and type Photos into the search bar.
    click photos app
  2. Then, create a new project. To start a blank video project, you can either click on the big blue box with a plus icon that says New video project, or click on the New video button in the top right corner of the app window and select New video project from the dropdown menu.
    click new video project button
    click new video and select new video project
  3. In the next window, click on the blue button that says Add to import the video you want to rotate.
    click add button
  4. Once the video’s been imported, click on the Place in the storyboard button in the top right corner to add the video to the storyboard.
    click place in the storyboard button
  5. Now, you can find the Rotate button right below the preview window in the bottom right corner of the app screen. Click on the button to rotate your video by 90, 180, or 270 degrees.
    click rotate button
  6. Once you are done rotating your video and are happy with your video’s orientation, click on the Finish video button in the top right corner of the app window. Then pick a resolution for your video. Finally, click on Export.
    click finish video

Optionally, you can also open it using Windows Media Player. You’ll then see that the video’s orientation has been fixed.

How to Rotate a Video Using Windows Movie Maker [Free Windows Media Player Alternative for Windows 7 and later]

If you have the Windows Essentials Suite installed, then you should already have Windows Movie Maker on your computer. Microsoft ended the support for Windows Essentials Suite in 2010. But there’s a way to install and use Windows Movie Maker on your Windows computer in 2021. We’ve written an article on how to download and use Windows Movie Maker to rotate your videos.

How to Rotate a Video Using VLC

Most people don’t use Windows Media Player. Instead, they use VLC to play videos and songs on their Windows PC. if you happen to be one of them, you can use it to rotate your videos. You have to have a lot of patience to rotate a video using VLC as it involves numerous steps. Check out our article on how to rotate a video in VLC on your Windows computer.

An Easier Way to Rotate Your Videos on Windows

If you’re a Windows user, you can use Animaker’s video rotator to easily rotate your videos 90, 180, or 270 degrees for free! All it takes is 3 simple steps to rotate and download your videos using our super-simple video resizing tool. 

For those who are unaware of Animaker, it is an all-in-one DIY video-making app designed to help non-designers make professional-quality videos from the comfort of their browser.

Our video rotating software works on Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc., and if you use one of these browsers, you can easily rotate your videos on your Windows computer. 

If you’re looking to quickly rotate your videos for Instagram, YouTube, or Facebook, then Animaker’s video rotator is the best tool for the job. Also, you can rotate videos in MP4, MPG, WebM, MOV, and more formats.

Step 1: Sign Up/Login and Pick the Dimensions

Sign in to your account or create a free one. Now pick the dimensions for your video. Want to turn vertical video horizontal? Then pick Horizontal from the Create a video section in your dashboard. Want to turn horizontal video vertical? Then pick Vertical from the same section.

pick the dimensions

Step 2: Upload the Video and Rotate It

Now upload the video you want to rotate. Animaker lets you upload videos up to 20 GB in size. Go to the Upload tab in the main navigation bar and click on the Upload button at the bottom of the tab window.

go to uploads tab and click upload button

Once the video’s been uploaded, click on it to set it onto the canvas.

set the video to rotate

Now click on the Rotate button in the top right corner of the canvas to start rotating your video. Animaker lets you rotate your video in the anti-clockwise direction. To rotate your video to 90 degrees, click on the Rotate button three times. The first time you click on the rotate button, your video will be rotated to an angle of 270 degrees, then to 180 degrees the second time, and to 90 degrees the third time.

rotate video in any angle

When you set it onto the canvas, your video will be filled to occupy the entire space. You can change this with our video resizing tool. You can adjust how your video should fit the chosen dimensions by clicking on the Resize button.

click resize or fit

drag the corners to make it fit

Optionally, you can also flip or mirror your videos using our video flipper. Click on the Flip button in the top right corner of the canvas to flip your video horizontally and/or vertically.

flip video horizontally or vertically

Step 3: Preview and Download the Video

You can preview the video by clicking on the play button beside the Publish button. You can then download the video to your computer by clicking on the Publish button and then selecting Download Video from the dropdown menu. Or share it directly to various social media platforms from within the app.

download rotated video

Apart from letting you easily rotate your videos, Animaker’s online video editor offers various other video editing tools.  

You can use Animaker’s video editor to:

And the list goes on… feel free to check out these tools and learn why it’s the go-to video editor for marketers and content creators.

Got any questions about rotating your videos on Windows? Any interesting tips or tools to rotate videos on Windows that we seem to have left out? Please let us know about them in the comment section below.

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