How to Merge Videos in VLC (With Pictures)


Pragadeesh N - March 8, 2021 - Leave your thoughts. 4 min read

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.

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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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