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How to edit MP4 video file on Windows

MP4 video format becomes more and more popular for its small size and high quality. There are many video sharing website supporting MP4 files, portable devices with camcorder shot video in MP4 such as iPad, iPod, iPhone, almost all tablets with camcorders record video in MP4 and a lot of camcorders used HD MP4 to capture video, such as Flip cam, Canon, and so on.

However MP4 is not widely compatible well with popular video editing software on Windows. Therefore, if you want to edit MP4 files on Windows, you have to make sure the video editing software supports your MP4 video at first. Here recommends you a good video editor, which will be your first choice.

MP4 Editor for Windows is a good MP4 video editor to edit MP4 video on Windows. And MP4 Video Editor not only has the ability to do the MP4 editing task, but also offers many output options for wide purpose. In additional, a range of video formats are supported by this MP4 Movie Editor, from common video like WMV, MOV, AVI, Divx, Avix, MPG, MKV, MPEG, MP4, 3GP, RMVB, RM, TS, TP, etc. , to camcorder video such as AVCHD, M2TS, MTS, TOD, MOD, MXF, Flip Video, Kodak video and so on.

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If you are a Mac user, you can use MP4 Video Editor for Mac, which has the same functions as the Windows version.

Follow the detailed tutorial on how to edit a MP4 file with MP4 video editor bellow:

Step 1. Load Video into MP4 video editor
Free download, install and launch MP4 Video Editor for Windows. And then click the “Import” button to import MP4 videos you want to edit. On the right side, there is a preview window, where you can preview your videos.

Import MP4 into Video Editor for editing

Step 2. Editing Videos/Audio
There are various video editing options, such as crop, rotate, trim, split, adjust contrast, saturation and brightness, set Fast/Slow motion, adjust voice volume, add captions/effect/credits.
Editing Titles
Go to Text tab next to Media and drag a Title to Timeline to add. Double click on the added titles on Timeline to enter text editing mode. Type your text in the text field, and then select the font, color, animation, etc. Preset styles are also included. Click “Return” to go back to the main interface. All added titles on Timeline will have a leading letter “T”.

Video Editor add title to MP4 video

Add scene transition
With this video editor, you can also apply specific scene transition between video/movie segments. Click “Transition” tab on the main interface and drag one scene transition you like to your video, or you can right on a favorite transition and choose the option “Apply to All”, which can apply the certain transition effect to all your videos.

Video Editor add transition to MP4 video

Step 3. Save edited MP4 Video
After finished your editing, click the “Create” button to save videos you have edited. You can save videos to local in various video formats, or directly upload videos to YouTube for sharing, even or burn videos to DVD for long-term backup.

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