How to Add Video in CapCut

CapCut makes the creation of videos so simple. You can be your own superstar with a few clicks. You can even add video just as easily.

How to Add Video in CapCut

This article will explain how to add videos to CapCut to get you on your way to premiere quality video editing.

How to Add Videos to CapCut on a Mobile Device

If you want to add videos on CapCut, you’ll be pleased to know it is straightforward. Follow these steps:

  1. Download the CapCut app from the App Store or Play Store.
  2. Open the CapCut app.
  3. Tap “New project” next to the plus at the top of the screen.
  4. Select a video or multiple videos from your photo library to edit and tap “Add.”
  5. Use the app tools to edit the video.

Once you have a video selected and added, editing tools are at the tips of your fingers. CapCut has options for adding text and stickers. Music and sound effects are also available to add to your videos. Be sure to experiment with the filters and other features. A TikTok worthy video can be made in seconds!

How to Add Videos to CapCut on a PC

Although CapCut runs especially well on mobile devices, it can also be used on a computer. If you store the videos you want to edit on your PC or just enjoy using a computer more than a phone, here is how to use CapCut on your personal computer, whether it is a Windows or Apple device.

  1. Download the CapCut app from the CapCut website.
  2. Browse to the .exe file and double click the run it.
  3. You will be asked to agree to the terms of service before you can install.
  4. After the app finishes installing, click “Start now.”
  5. Complete any updates that you are prompted to install.
  6. Once CapCut is open, click “New Project” at the top of the screen.
  7. Click “Import.”
  8. Browse to find the videos you want to add to CapCut.
  9. Select and drag videos to the workspace.

How to Add Videos to CapCut on an Apple Computer

  1. Download the CapCut app from the App Store.
  2. You will be prompted to approve any necessary updates.
  3. Open CapCut.
  4. Click “Start creating” at the top of the screen.
  5. Click “Import.”
  6. Browse to find the videos you want to add to your project.
  7. Select and drag videos into the workspace.

Editing Videos in CapCut

Once you have installed CapCut on your mobile device or personal computer, and you have learned how to add the videos you need, it’s time to edit and make them your own. CapCut has all the editing tools you need to create the perfect video clip. Here are a few of the available editing options.

To trim CapCut videos:

  1. Open CapCut.
  2. Add the desired video to your project.
  3. The selected video will be surrounded by a thicker white edge. You can tap on the white frame and drag the front or back end to trim the video.
  4. You can drag in the opposite direction to undo this action as well if you clip the video too short.

To change the format of CapCut videos:

  1. Select the video or clip that you want to format.
  2. Select the “Ratio” icon in the tool bar at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Choose an aspect ratio that fits your project needs.
  4. If the change in format makes the background of your project less polished, tap the “Canvas” icon at the bottom of the screen to edit the background.

To add overlays to your CapCut videos:

  1.  Open CapCut.
  2. Add the video you want to edit as the main clip in your project.
  3. Tap the “Overlay” icon at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Click “Add overlay.”
  5. Browse to find the picture or video that you want to overlay on top of the original clip. Tap “Add.”
  6. Edit the overlay in the same way you would edit a main project.

To add or edit text in CapCut videos:

  1. Open a video project in CapCut.
  2. Tap the “Text” icon in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Type in the text you wish to add.
  4. Select text options such as color, size, font, etc.

These are just a sample of the video editing tools available. Get started with your CapCut video and explore the myriad of options in the app.

How to Add CapCut Videos to Other Social Media

When you start adding and editing your own videos, you’re going to want to share them with others. Follow these steps to add, edit, and post videos to your social media accounts.

  1. Download the CapCut app from the App Store, Play Store, or website onto your device.
  2. Open CapCut.
  3. Tap “New project” next to the plus at the top of the screen to open a project.
  4. Browse through your photo library to add a video to edit and tap “Add.”
  5. Use the “Audio” and “Sounds” tools to add music or sound effects.
  6. Add any other filters or effects that you want.
  7. Once you are finished, tap “Export” to prepare your video for use.
  8. CapCut gives you the option to share instantly to Instagram, WhatsApp, Facebook, TikTok, and more. Just tap on the social media platform where you want to share your video.

Using CapCut for Video Adding and Editing

CapCut is an extremely useful free and intuitive tool. Whether you’re editing videos for your personal collection or plan to share them with the world, CapCut is the ticket to professional quality videos.

How have you used CapCut to add and edit your videos? What was your experience like? Share your best project ideas and useful CapCut tricks in the comments section below!

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