How to Add Transitions between Video Clips/Scenes?

When we want to merge some video clips or scenes to one lone movie, we always use transitions to make the movie professional looking and special. Transitions are widely used in any video editing software such as iMovie, Final Cut Pro and more. This article will teach you how to add and remove transitions between video clips/scenes with MovieMator Free Mac Video Editor.

How to Add Transitions between Video Clips/Scenes Free Download

Mac OS X 10.7 +, EL Capitan, Yosemite, mavericks, iMac, Macbook Mini, Macbook air, Macbook Pro and more.

1Add Videos to the Media Library of MovieMator

There are 2 ways to import videos to the media library of MovieMator Free Mac Video Editor. One is to click "Add Files" button on the primary window to choose videos, another is to directly drag and drop videos from your local album to the media library. MovieMator supports more than 200 formats like AVI, MP4, MOV, MPEG, MPG, FLV, M4V, WMV, TS, MOD, TOD, VOB, MP3, OGG, WMA, M4A, JPG, PNG, BMP, SVG, GIF and more.

How to Add Transitions between Video Clips/Scenes


2Append Videos to the Representative Track

After the videos are added to this video editing software, the next should be appending them to the representative video track on the timeline.You can pitch on the videos and click “+” button to add them on the timeline, or drag the target video scenes and drop them all to the timeline directly.

How to Add Transitions between Video Clips/Scenes


3Add Transitions Between Video Clips/Scenes

To control how the video plays from one video clip to the next, just add some gorgeous transitions between all the added video clips or scenes. Drag one of the video clips to create overlap between two MP4 video clips firstly. The overlay will be showed as a purple rectangle. You can right click the rectangle and tap “Properties” to choose your desired transition. When the video transition is selected, it is a good idea to custom the softness of this video transition and to choose your favorite audio transition.

How to Add Transitions between Video Clips/Scenes


Tips: If you do not want add any transition between the video clips, just remove the added transitions! Click the purple overlay area and choose “Remove” to delete this transition.

How to Add Transitions between Video Clips/Scenes

4Export Videos with Transitions

When you are happy with the videos and transition effects, click ”Export” button to export the videos with transitions. You can export the video in any format on your Mac by clicking “Format” because all media formats are supported. You can also exported the videos by device so as to play them on iPad, iPhone, TV, etc. It is also avaiable to export the video files for uploading to the social network like Facebook, Twitter, etc. Moreover, adjusting parameters such as resolution, aspect ratio of the output videos is supported.

How to Add Transitions between Video Clips/Scenes


What Fancy Transition Effects are Included?

MovieMator Free Mac Video Editor provides you with 20+ transition effects to choose, so you can always apply your favorite transition to the video to make the switch smooth and professional looking.

How to Add Transitions between Video Clips/Scenes

You May Also Like These Programs

Video Converter for Mac

$49.99 $29.99

Total Video Converter for Mac

Excellent All-in-One Video Toolbox to Convert, Edit Video, Burn DVDs and more.

Buy Try

Video Downloader for Mac

$49.99 $29.99

Total Video Downloader Mac

Download Any Video, Music and Live Streaming from YouTube, Facebook… 1000+ video sites.

Buy Try

Video Player for Mac

$29.99 $19.99

Total Video Player for Mac

Excellent All-in-one Video Player for Mac to Smoothly Play Blu-ray Discs and 4k Videos.

Buy Try

Back to top